Tourist Information in Fort William
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Arisaig Town Information

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arisaig bay
Arisaig Bay - Photo: J M Briscoe
A 40-mile drive from Fort William, this pretty seaside resort has its own sheltered harbour as well as the promise of some remarkable sunsets.

It stands on the shores of Loch na Ceall and is a stop on the main West Highland rail line. A ferry takes visitors to nearby islands while, in summer, a steam train brings sightseers from Fort William. Nearby is Camus Darch beach, setting for the movie ‘Local Hero’.

Arisaig was chosen by Bonnie Prince Charlie as his base during the 1745 uprising and the local church clock was built as a timely memorial to Alasdair MacMhaigstir Alasdair, a well-known Gaelic poet who fought alongside the Prince at the Battle of Culloden.