Have a Deep Tissue or Relaxing Massage By prior arrangement, you can book a professional massage session in the comfort of Knoydart Hide with our experienced, qualified Sports Massage Therapist. Due to travel demands, there is a minimum booking requirement of 2 x 1hr sessions. This can be arranged at the time of booking your stay or just prior to arrival. Please email our masseuse to arrange your massage.
Visit The Old Forge Mainland Britain’s Remotest Pub – Guinness Book of Records and our Communiity Owned Pub! The Community have worked tirelessly to fundraise through crowdfunding, raise a share issue (75% of the shares are owned by community members!) with help from the Scottish Land Fund to acquire The Old Forge, mainland Britain’s remotest pub. Our great wee local pub will now return once again to open all year round opening, offering drinks and refreshments overlooking Loch Nevis from Easter 2022. The ethos and core values of the pub embrace at its heart, a proper welcome for everyone, traditional music, local employment, sustainability, low food miles, value for money, eco products wherever possible, reduced plastics, recycling and sourcing from our fab local producers. Later this year the kitchen will re-open after renovations to offer lunches and evening meals. Visit The Old Forge and enjoy the beer garden overlooking Loch Nevis or come along to our regular folk music nights, locally brewed beers and great craic!
Guided Munro, Corbett and Tarbet Walks or Fell Runs on Knoydart
Be empowered and enjoy inspirational walks and expeditions with an enthusiastic and experienced Mountain Leader and Eco-adventurer.
Inverie Day Walks
Inverie Hills, Corbetts and Glens. Choose from: Sgùrr Coire Choinnichean, Beinn na Caillich, Beinn Bhuidhe or the Mica Mine
Munro Bagging from Inverie
Ladhar Bheinn circular (10 to 12 hours). Meal Bhuidhe and Luinne Bheinn circular (11 to 14 hours). All 3 Inverie Munros in a day (for athletic hill walkers only). All Munro Bagging Walks require you to arrange your own accommodation in Knoydart
Inverie Three Package
2 days guiding over a period of 3 days – A great option if wanting to bag the 3 Inverie Munros with the flexibility of choosing the best weather and option of a rest day in between the 2 big mountain days. Available for ½ day to 4-day adventures.
All routes can be guided as fell runs. Email Notaboutthesummit@gmail.com
Wilderness Guided Fishing Trips Half and Full Days
Surrounded by Knoydart’s stunning landscape, you’ll be guided through eight hours (full day) four hours (half day) of brown trout fishing by a local expert. All the gear and transport is provided. For complete novices it’s a brilliant introduction to fishing. For experts, the chance to fish and share the banter in beautiful Knoydart. Email : Woody@knoydart.org
- Up to two Guests
- Four Hours of Guided Fishing
- All equipment Included
- Inland Brown Trout Loch
- Pier Fishing Beach fire and cook up included in the Full day £140 and Half Day £80 pp includes Pier Fishing
Self directed Stargazing We have no light pollution here on Knoydart. Stunning dark skies lit up by the most amazing show of stars. Follow the arc of the Milky Way, trace the big dipper, find the North Star and plot your way around our night sky. If you are lucky you might catch an illuminating performance of the heavenly dancers emerald and coral bursts from the Northern Lights / Aurora from our long beach on the hill line at Doune. Weather permitting, come and experience the milky way, other galaxies, nebula and star clusters just remember to bring your own telescope, binoculars or you can also observe star activity with the naked eye.
4 x 4 Tour You can arrange a private 4×4 Tour where you can learn information on the history of Knoydart, clearances, Lord Brocket and its colourful history. The tour is by 4×4 vehicle and is a great way to experience the remoter parts of the peninsula, see the ruins, old settlement at Airor, lazy beds etc and a chance to see deer and wildlife in their natural habitat. To book a tour, Your ultimate Knoydart Tour begins with private pick up from Knoydart Hide and a 2 hour Around Knoydart trip – Our knowledgeable guide will tell you all about Knoydart, it’s history and it’s present. Tours required to be booked in advance to do so please let us know in advance of arrival so we can book this for you while staying with us. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Low levels walks or climb a few Munros. Head along the shoreline before supper, beach strolls at sunrise, hill walking, hill running, deer stalking, stalking with a camera, go on a ranger guided walk, historical walks can be arranged, daytrips to the Small Isles, Isle of Skye or further afield. For excellent walks in and around the munros and some beautiful photograph opportunities and if your lucky catch the Northern Lights / Aurora on Knoydart.
Visit our resident silversmith on Knoydart. JCR Judy Ratcliffe now Bailey! has just opened a silversmith studio here on Knoydart and will design a special piece to request. She uses polished Knoydart beach sea glass, precious and semi-precious stones and deer antlers set in silver to make exquisite jewellery. Visit her studio to see her art in the making and to ask about her jewellery available for purchase here on Knoydart. Tel 01687 462676
Go dolphin, seal and minke whale watching or otter spotting. Charter a boat or book on a cruise to spend some time with our local sealife. There are private hires or daily sailings from Mallaig that will take you to areas of sightings of Minke, Porpoise, Dolphins, Seals, and occasional Orca. For an experienced guide on the waters contact The Western Isles ferry Service 01687 462233 for a fast rib adventure taking you to unspoilt beaches, remote spots and even some sealife spotting. The Big Dipper Rib Adventures can be booked with Jayne on here for one hours, half day or full day advantures or jump ship and take a one hour crusie up the loch on the Western Isles. Billy Simmonds also offers full day hires on Minch Adventures
Visit a film set Charter a boat to visit Camusfearna where Ring of Bright Water originated. Take a day trip on the Jacobite steam train as featured in Harry Potter. An outing to Camusdarach where the infamous Local Hero beach scenes were filmed and the secret spots of the west coast with Billy at Minch Adventures
Boat Charters What about Kinloch Castle on Rum (formerly known as the forbidden isle) where the castle has the one of only a few last working orchestrions in the world and where once stood a conservatory with cayman and hummingbirds. Visit Arisaig for a spot of kayaking or catch a fast boat ride up to Eilean Donan Castle, or Claire MacDonalds Michelin starred restaurant in Skye. Contact us direct to put you in touch with local whale watching, wildlife cruises and fast water taxis. Big Dipper (partly covered rib) for short fast day trips and Minch Adventures also fully covered cabin) do excellent private charters.
Sea Angling day trips with rods and seafood hamper (optional) in the comfort of your own private sea charter can be booked in advance of arrival on request. Minch Adventures offer experienced fishing trips for adults and children in and around Loch Nevis and the Small Isles.
Golf A challenging little 9 hole golf course overlooking the small isles, 6 miles south of mallaig; Traigh Golf Course open April to October. Club hire, day passes available 01687 450645
Stool Making Courses Knoydart Forest Trust can offer bespoke stool making courses in a day using traditional tools and harvested Knoydart wood. Take a back a special memory that you have made. For more information contact Lorna Schofield at Knoydart Forest Trust on Knoydart.
Bike Hire on Knoydart is also available teleohone 01687 462242. This can be pre-booked to explore Knoydart in advance or during your stay wth us.