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The Weather in Plockton
Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your holidays. The highest average temperatures are in the month of July. However, temperatures can go lower than 0° in Plockton in February. The rainiest month is July, while the driest month is September.
A holiday cottage in the 'Jewel of the Highlands', Plockton
A Highland settlement on the quiet shores of Loch Carron, Plockton is the quintessential Scottish town served by its very own train station, church, general stores, and pubs. Explore it at leisure with a Plockton cottages or other self-catering accommodations as your base.
Plockton's culinary scene pleases all tastes and budgets. Pick from fine dining restaurants on the waterfront, or the unassuming fish and chip stand on the marina. Either way, you'll be savouring the freshest Highland produce. The mobile fish and chip van, Shonzeys, serves fresh fish (cod, salmon, squid, crabs, and more) with delicious housemade dips and chips.
The long-established Harbour Fish Bar is a traditional fish & chip takeaway establishment that serves delectable whipped ice cream, coffees, and vegetarian fare as well. Alternatively, check out some of the area's pubs, which have live music in season time to keep diners entertained. You could also enjoy a meal with fabulous views of Loch Carron at Plockton Shores Restaurant, run by amiable locals Anne and James.
The culture town
With an arresting harbour, whitewashed homes, position in the Gaelic heartland, and the Wester Ross mountains in the distance, it's no surprise that Plockton attracts artists. Hosted by artist Miriam Drysdale, the Plockton Gallery lets visitors soak in uninterrupted vistas of Loch Carron while checking out artworks by world-class contemporary artists. Sign up for one of its painting courses to pass the time and gain some new skills.
A mention-worthy attraction is the area's small white church built by acclaimed Scottish architect Thomas Telford. The region's biggest event is the annual Plockton Regatta, held each July. You'll need to book your Plockton accommodation in advance for this one.
Plockton offers everything, from secluded bays to snooze in, pristine coral beaches, islands, and a chance to get up close with marine life. One popular day trip option is to rent a boat and embark on a seal-spotting or deep sea fishing excursion. Plockton’s sheltered bays and offshore island archipelagos are best explored with a sea kayak. Look out for seals, otters, and porpoises, and have your camera ready.
Nearby Craig Highland Farm shelters ancient breeds of Scottish farm animals, in addition to peacocks and llamas. In the area, you'll also find Lochalsh Woodland Garden, with century-old trees and shaded walks. South of Plockton lies the surreal Kyle of Lochalsh, gateway to the Isle of Skye and the jaw-dropping northwest coast. From here, you can carry on to Scotland’s highest waterfall a the Five Sisters of Kintail, and walks in Glen Shiel, an area shrouded in Jacobite history.
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