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The Road to the Isles Towns

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Strung out along the A830 are some of the jewels in the chain of this Road to the Isles, culminating in the port of Mallaig where the ferry can be taken over the sea to Skye.
Mallaig is a thriving community and a  busy fishing village as well as a ferry port for Skye, and the Small Isles, with boat trips and visiting yachts adding to the hub of activity.
Arisaig sits in the beautiful bay of  Loch na Ceall, a haven for yachts because of its sheltered location.

It is also an idyllic spot from which to watch some of the most spectacular sunsets over the western seas.

While in a stunning setting Glenfinnan, of course, is home to the monument which commemorates one of Scotland’s most famous rebels, Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Glenfinnan viaduct, made even more famous in the Harry Potter films, but an iconic image previously for its curving sweep around this amazing feat of engineering.

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