Explore the historic planned village of Plockton, dating from 1801 with the Trust ranger. Take a gentle stroll, listen to some stories from the past and get to know the jewel in the Highland crown. The tour visits the main areas of the village, the old pier and pontoons, the Brae with its crofts and ancient trees, the Open Air Church and the War Memorial. Learn about the history of crofting and planned villages in the Highlands, the split in the Church of Scotland and the sailing tradition of Plockton.
Level 1 walk (1.5 miles / 2 km over relatively flat terrain). Meet at main car park, NTS Visitor Centre. Adults £5, children free. Dogs on leads welcome.
National Trust for Scotland (Balmacara Estate). Phone 01599 566325