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Plockton, Ross-shire

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Carronside is set in a wonderful seaside location just along from the harbour in the picturesque village of Plockton, on the shore of gorgeous Loch Carron in Lochalsh, Wester Ross.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4/8 Bedrooms: 4
Changeover Day: Fri Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi

What seems like a small cottage from the front is actually deceptively spacious inside with an open plan living area at its centre that is just the place to relax together in the evenings. Cosy seating has been positioned to make the most of the wood-burning stove and the wooden beams and nautical memorabilia that is dotted around adds to the charm.

The kitchen area has everything needed easily to hand and meals can be enjoyed at the large farmhouse dining table. French doors by the dining area open up so you can enjoy the garden while you eat and there is seating on the patio area by the doors where there is a BBQ for al fresco dining. A neat utility room houses the laundry facilities and has useful drying space for coats, etc and there is a bathroom and handy double bedroom downstairs so those with mobility issues don’t have to tackle the stairs.

Upstairs are the master bedroom that has wonderful sea views and an en suite bathroom with corner bath, a further double bedroom, a twin bedroom and a shower room.

The garden is full of mature plants and trees and a little path leads up to a raised garden room that has cosy seating from which to admire the view out over the houses to Loch Carron and the impressive mountains beyond.

Map & Local

It is just a short walk around the corner to the pretty harbour where the mild microclimate allows palm trees to thrive. Plockton has a pub, a shop and a choice of places to eat on the harbourside should a break from cooking beckon. There is also an excellent fish and chip shop to try out.

A great way of getting a real sense of the beauty of the local scenery is from the water so it is well worth hiring a boat or sea kayak from the harbour in order to take to the water and explore.

In July each year the whole village comes to life when the annual Sailing Regatta comes around bringing in sailors and spectators from all over the UK for two weeks of boat races, special social events and a festival atmosphere.

Hundreds of seals bask on the rocks around the bay and Calum’s Plockton Seal trips run out for a closer look. They are so confident you will see seals that they even guarantee that if you don’t see any your trip is free! It is not just seals either – sea eagles, otters and even dolphins can often be seen.

Heading south, the bridge at Kyle of Lochalsh (6 miles) provides easy access over to the amazing Isle of Skye for a day trip to take in some of the many sights.

Local Events and Attractions


Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.




Open plan living area with wood-burning stove, TV/DVD, electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, etc (6 steps up to front door)
Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
Double bedroom
Bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash basin
Garden room with WC and wash basin.


Double bedroom with en suite bathroom with corner bath with shower over, WC and wash basin
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Shower room with WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels
Travel Cot (excluding linen)

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels INCLUDED. The first £25 of electricity is INCLUDED with any additional usage payable at the end of your stay. Heating is by oil central heating (first £20 INCLUDED with any additional payable at the end of your stay) and wood-burning stove (log/coal starter pack INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED. A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (2 large, 2 medium, 2 small). No smoking.



The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Fri

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Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

Changeover Day: Fri

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4 Sleeps 8
27 Oct 2023 - 17 Dec 2023 £850.00 £950.00
18 Dec 2023 - 27 Dec 2023 £1,595.00 £1,595.00
28 Dec 2023 - 05 Jan 2024 £1,595.00 £1,595.00
06 Jan 2024 - 01 Feb 2024 £895.00 £995.00
02 Feb 2024 - 28 Mar 2024 £995.00 £1,150.00
29 Mar 2024 - 18 Apr 2024 £1,150.00 £1,350.00
19 Apr 2024 - 02 May 2024 £995.00 £1,150.00
03 May 2024 - 23 May 2024 £1,150.00 £1,350.00
24 May 2024 - 30 May 2024 £1,650.00 £1,650.00
31 May 2024 - 20 Jun 2024 £1,150.00 £1,350.00
21 Jun 2024 - 18 Jul 2024 £1,650.00 £1,650.00
19 Jul 2024 - 22 Aug 2024 £1,750.00 £1,750.00
23 Aug 2024 - 12 Sep 2024 £1,150.00 £1,350.00
13 Sep 2024 - 03 Oct 2024 £995.00 £1,150.00
04 Oct 2024 - 24 Oct 2024 £1,150.00 £1,350.00
25 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £895.00 £995.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £1,650.00 £1,650.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £1,650.00 £1,650.00
06 Jan 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 POA POA
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 POA POA
06 Jan 2027 - 05 Jan 2028 POA POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking, please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.


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