Local Attractions

Plockton Village, 3 miles from Duncraig Castle – a National Trust for Scotland conservation village, attracts artists and photographers from all over the world. Benefiting from the presence of the Gulf Stream, Plockton enjoys an unusually temperate climate that allows palm trees to grow along the harbour front. Visit the Plockton Inn and Plockton Hotel, where seafood landed daily on the village jetty is served. Spectacular hill walking, dramatic highland scenery and a popular anchorage for those wishing to explore the varied coastline means that Plockton and the surrounding area has something for everyone. The Isle of Skye is 7 miles from Duncraig Castle making the Castle an ideal place from which to base your visit to Skye.



Applecross Peninsula, 33 miles from Duncraig Castle – experience the extraordinary landscape and views as you drive Britain’s highest mountain pass. A warm welcome (and a steadying drink) awaits you at the world famous Applecross Inn. Celebrate the local sea food, salmon, scallops local smoke houses and venison. Scottish produce is amongst the finest in the world. Whether it’s seal watching, golfing, walking, hiking, kayaking, art galleries or visiting the local distilleries – you won’t be disappointed. Eilean Donan Castle, 11 miles from Duncraig Castle. One of Scotland’s premier tourist attractions, an iconic building featured in numerous photo shoots and movies.