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Plockton Town Information

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plockton cottages
Plockton Cottages - Photo: Tony Beattie

plockton shoreside houses
Plockton shoreside houses - Photo: Dave Fergusson

A tiny coastal village, Plockton conjures up images of fishing smacks, chunky sweaters and the slow-paced lifestyle of an earlier age. That’s why, no doubt, the BBC exploited its loch-side charm as a setting for the popular TV drama series Hamish MacBeth. Once a busy fishing port, it sits isolated on a peninsula with boats bobbing out in the harbour.

Despite its harbour being open to the sea, its sheltered position generates a microclimate which is able to support palm trees on the seafront!

Nearby is the larger settlement of Loch Carron.