Lochailort Visitor Information Guide
Lochailort Latitude: 56.878871 Longitude: -5.665676 Postcode PH38
Lochailort This hamlet is at the head of a sea loch of the same name on the 'Road to tile Isles', and is the centre of beautiful scenery. The best known bridle track ran to Kinlochmoidart via Glenuig, a hamlet on the peninsula.
This was one of the old 'coffin roads' routes for the long Highland burial processions of the past; it has now been superseded by a motor road.
Above Glenuig arc cairns and a cross showing the stopping places on the old routs. Just beyond Glenuig is Samalaman, which once housed a Catholic seminary founded in the 780s. and whicll moved to Lismore in 1804 :and later to Blairs Aberdeen A potentially important sea-fish farming project was launched in tile Ioctl some years ago.
- Lochailort Latitude: 56.878871 Longitude: -5.665676
- Postcode PH38