How to reach us by road, rail or air from Inverness in the Scottish Highlands.
Driving is perhaps the most convenient and flexible way of touring the Highlands of Scotland and there are a number of popular routes through famous glens and past celebrated landmarks. The AA route planner can help plan any special trails you might wish to see.
For any general travel/timetable enquiries, there is a nationwide travel information service available, called Traveline Scotland. One number gives access to information about all rail, coach, bus, ferry and internal air services in Scotland. Telephone: 0870 608 2608. All calls will be charged at the national rate.
By Road : Directions from the South
From Inverness take the A835 to Ullapool and then carrying on north to Ledmore Junction. Turn left onto the A837 to Lochinver. On approach to the village down the steep hill, take the right turning to Baddidarrach, which crosses over a stone bridge & the River Inver. Baddidarrach is signposted along this road with a left turn just after the cattle grid. Mountview self catering is third on the left hand side of the road. First is Muir-lan log cabin, a little further along this road is Saorsa log cabin, and then Mountview house. This road has no street lighting and it is advisable to have a torch with you if arriving in the evening.
City Link runs a regular bus service to and from Glasgow and Inverness all year round. From Inverness both City Link and Rapsons run a bus service to Ullapool and Rapsons (change buses) also continues its journey on to Lochinver, where we can meet you from the terminus.
Tim Dearman coaches operates a service from Inverness as far north as Durness, six days a week from May to the end of September. His morning run leaves Inverness at 08.50 and arrives in Lochinver at 11.54 and the return route leaves Lochinver at 17.11 and arrives back in Inverness at 19.44. The local post bus also runs daily to and from Lairg (45 miles).
The nearest station is at Inverness which is 98 miles, approximately 2 hours driving time from Lochinver. There are direct trains from London to Inverness and there is a sleeper service available. Rail journeys can be made from Inverness to Lairg station (45 miles) and then the post bus from Lairg to Lochinver would be needed to complete the journey.
The closest airport is Inverness Airport (110 miles) from where car hire is available. Flights to Inverness run from London Gatwick, Luton and Bristol by Easyjet or Flybe. offer other flights to Inverness from Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Gatwick, Manchester and Southampton.
The closest international airport is Glasgow which is approximately 250 miles away. Car hire is also readily available here.For taxi travel on arrival at Glasgow airport, within the city, try Glasgow Airport Millennium Taxis.
Caledonian McBrayne. runs a ferry service from Ullapool daily to Stornoway, (Hebrides).
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We have had an excellent stay, the cabin is perfect and has everything we need. Hope to come back, but for now its back to the noise and bustle of the big city.
Claire and Derek Young, Edinburgh