Ardnamurchan Point and Lighthouse

Ardnamurchan Point and Lighthouse

Ardnamurchan Point and Lighthouse
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Emily H
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Highly recommend
    A rare treat to go up a lighthouse, made all the better by the guide who was knowledgeable and passionate about his subject. Views were amazing from the top. Cafe was great with sandwiches, cakes and icecream all reasonably priced. Our children aged 6 & 8 both enjoyed the lighthouse and exploring the rocks below. Well worth the visit.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 1 June 2023
  • MrsS594
    Fence, United Kingdom47 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great cafe
    This is a fantastic cafe. The fresh and delicious sandwiches and cakes are good value plus the coffee is in a good sized mug. The views from various tables are beautiful. The loos are clean. Definitely to be recommended!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 June 2023
  • Lyndsay A
    Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom137 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Highly Recommend
    Our third visit to this fabulous location, situated high on a hill with a 360 degree view of the Atlantic Ocean and numerous islands. Its an amazing place, the views are stunning and the guide was excellent. The cafe serves a good selection of freshly made sandwiches and cakes etc, its reasonably priced, there’s plenty of seating inside and out. We sailed on the ferry from Tobermory to Kilchoan, which takes around 30 minutes, it was a warm sunny day, the Sound of Mull was flat and calm and the views were spectacular. Its a great day out.
    Visited July 2023
    Written 1 August 2023
  • David Walker
    Caputh, United Kingdom194 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Scotland’s Land’s End
    Definitely not the first time it’s been called that. Squeezed in a Sunday morning visit before the Kilchoan Ferry over to Tobermory so didn’t do the tour but just to state what a lovely wee cafe with great coffee and baking. This place really clings on to the rest of the world by its fingernails which was plain to see on a breezy morning with the waves crashing on to the rocks. And the unexpected experience of Britain’s most westerly set of traffic lights too. Worth the winding six miles or so over from Kilchoan for sure.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 23 October 2023
  • Lucy
    United Kingdom12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Such an amazing place
    Come here every year and counting. Unbeatable scenery and such a friendly atmosphere. Love the cute lighthouse dogs, the children never want to stop playing and stroking them (it's just so sad Peigi passed away (RIP) 😭) The actual lighthouse itself is such an impressive structure. The shop and cafe are lovely and the children always want to buy souvenirs with their pocket money. Great picnic areas too. It's amazing how it's the most westerly point on the UK mainland too. Will definitely be back and recommend!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 April 2024
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nellie
United Kingdom18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
The whole experience is wonderful.. views are amazing. The lighthouse tour is informative and views are amazing.. the standards in the cafe are high, tasty and not over priced and the lovely lady is friendly and welcoming… Ted the collie is gem too
Written 5 May 2024
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Woodpecker998
36 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Unfortunately lighthouse was not open on the morning of Saturday 27th April - and we couldn’t return later in the afternoon when it would have been possible to go up - so we couldn’t go up on our visit sadly. Due to staffing I think - can’t be helped.

Nice hot drink and a bit of fussing and play ball with the dog. Great views and although cold and windy it’s still a great place to visit. Cafe and shop well stocked and a welcome and appreciated service.
Written 4 May 2024
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Jet28099488491
33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Lighthouse tour really informative and was delivered with passion...Fortunately we visited on a warm clear day so the views from the lighthouse were amazing. The drive to the lighthouse will always be memorable. Singke rltrack road for miles with passing places. Passed some stunnung lochs and saw some srunning scenery. The lighthouse is posorionmed on the moat weatern point of uk mainland.

We used thecafe. Very friendly hostesses. The sandwiches were sinething you would make yourself on a packed lunch whuch kind of added to the appeal eatung outsode, overlooking the islands and ruggered coastline. I believe any mobey made is to use to upkeep the amazing light house. The people that run the cafe have a dog who acts as a unpaid tourist guide taking guests to the beach.
Written 2 May 2024
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kurgatron
Bathgate, UK221 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
Lovely walk and beautiful views, there was a pod of Harbour Porpoise visible in the distance. Parking available and small giftshop.
Written 24 April 2024
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Lucy
United Kingdom12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Come here every year and counting. Unbeatable scenery and such a friendly atmosphere. Love the cute lighthouse dogs, the children never want to stop playing and stroking them (it's just so sad Peigi passed away (RIP) 😭) The actual lighthouse itself is such an impressive structure. The shop and cafe are lovely and the children always want to buy souvenirs with their pocket money. Great picnic areas too. It's amazing how it's the most westerly point on the UK mainland too. Will definitely be back and recommend!
Written 3 April 2024
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Steve A
Chorley, UK195 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Business
Wild and magnificent

Amazing engineering and awesome nature impacts of wind/ sea and light

Feels like the world end of the world
Written 26 November 2023
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Pablo Dem
Glasgow, UK204 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Business
I’m fortunate in that my job takes me to this fantastic place and the surrounding area. Even if I’m not actually visiting the Lighthouse in a professional capacity, I just love going there. It’s a special, even if remote and rugged, place. But that adds to the beauty.

Davie, who is the site manager, is a fabulous and interesting guy. His knowledge of the lighthouse and the area in particular is second to none. He is the perfect person in the perfect role.

The road out to the Point is challenging. If you haven’t driven it before then PLEASE treat it with respect. I’ve driven it countless times at different times of the year and in all weathers - it’s not a road you’ll get to do any sort of speed on, so don’t even try. Enjoy the scenery but take care.

As for that scenery? You’re in for a real treat; it’s jaw-droppingly stunning. From the Corran Ferry all the way out to the Lighthouse itself you’ll be spellbound with a different gorgeous vista around every corner.

And if you like wildlife, there’s an abundance of it. From the sheep that like to lie on the narrow road to otters frolicking in the bays, to Red Deer Stags that pop out from the forrests to the White Tailed Eagles that you may be lucky enough to see soar above the rocky pinnacles, to the pods of dolphin cutting through the waters of Loch Sunart. This area has an amazing array awaiting you.

As for the Lighthouse itself, it’s a remarkable structure. The views are simply breathtaking - even if you don’t visit the summit. The wee cafe and exhibition centre are fabulous and informative. But it’s those views. If you’re lucky enough to visit on a clear day you will not be disappointed.

If you’re visiting the area then do yourself a favour and go. It’s a must-see.
Written 25 November 2023
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David Walker
Caputh, UK194 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
Definitely not the first time it’s been called that. Squeezed in a Sunday morning visit before the Kilchoan Ferry over to Tobermory so didn’t do the tour but just to state what a lovely wee cafe with great coffee and baking. This place really clings on to the rest of the world by its fingernails which was plain to see on a breezy morning with the waves crashing on to the rocks. And the unexpected experience of Britain’s most westerly set of traffic lights too. Worth the winding six miles or so over from Kilchoan for sure.
Written 23 October 2023
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SussexLady34
Horsham, UK13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
The views are The Best! The café is well stocked with delicious refreshments and a nice range of gifts and books. Clean toilets. And ... the views really are exceptional.
Written 15 September 2023
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Lyndsay A
Barrow-in-Furness, UK137 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
Our third visit to this fabulous location, situated high on a hill with a 360 degree view of the Atlantic Ocean and numerous islands. Its an amazing place, the views are stunning and the guide was excellent.

The cafe serves a good selection of freshly made sandwiches and cakes etc, its reasonably priced, there’s plenty of seating inside and out. We sailed on the ferry from Tobermory to Kilchoan, which takes around 30 minutes, it was a warm sunny day, the Sound of Mull was flat and calm and the views were spectacular. Its a great day out.
Written 1 August 2023
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