We like to keep our area looking beautiful.  What we ask is that you work with us to ensure a memorable experience for all that come and visit us on the Road to the Isles. 

We love our area and welcome all who visit, but please could we ask that you treat the natural surroundings with the respect it deserves.  For your safety and that of others please pledge to travel responsibily whilst visiting the Road to the Isles.

We are an all year round destination, however some of our amentities have seasonal opening or limited winter hours. Please keep this in mind when planning your route.

  • Please take ALL rubbish with you. Refuge collection is limited due to our rural location, please take your waste home with you.
  • Explore new places but leave them as you found them. No litter should be left on our beaches or picnic areas.
  • No fouling in public places
  • No overnight parking or camping in areas that could in ANY way obstruct public safety. Make sure our fire engine, police and ambulance service can get passed. Be especially mindul on narrow roads.
  • Park in designated parking spaces ONLY in and around our villages.
  • NEVER drop litter
  • Be prepared for all weathers
  • Take pictures and share them with the world BUT make sure you are in a safe place to capture them. (lots of designated viewing points)

To make things easier for you listed below is the public toilets, refuge and recycling locations in our villages.

Mallaig - Public toilets are located in the Mallaig & Morar Community Cente. Positioned a short walk from the train station and ferry terminal. Recycling can also be found at the back of the centre and to the right of the car park facilities.

Morar - Public toilets are open in the summer months only at Traigh Beach. Recycling is available at the back left hand side of the Morar Hotel car park, near the train station.

Arisaig - Public toilets located in the centre of the village near the Spar shop. Recycling is available near the public toilets in the centre of the village.

Lochailort - No public toilets. Lochailort Inn has toilets for customers only.

Glenfinnan - No public toilets. Glenfinnan visitors Centre has toilets and non visitors can use the toilets for a small fee (approx 20p)

The Small Isles - Toilets are available in the community halls.

Petrol Stations - Two fuel stations are located in Mallaig and Morar. Opening hours are displayed at the premises. Johnston Bros is located in Mallaig village, just off the main roundabout. Call 01687 462215. Open 7 days per week.

Morar Motors is located in Morar Village and is signposted from the A830, it has a fuel station for diesel only, repairs garage, car hire and 24hr emergency breakdown service. (note Morar Motors fuel station is not open at weekends) however the 24hr breakdown service can be reached on 01687 462118.

Car Hire - Morar Motors offer a range of vehicles for hire from two locations - Morar & Kyle of Lochalsh - Call 01687 462118 or email [email protected]


The Road to the Isles

The Road to The Isles
Mallaig · Inverness-shire · 

Email: [email protected]

One Ayrshire logo
One Ayrshire logo

Please register to create your account

Please complete fields below to create your personal user account.

To create an account you must accept our Terms and Conditions
Tick box to Accept and to then create your username.