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How to Find Us at Anam Cara

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By Car - By Train or Bus - By Plane

Anam Cara is at the top of Leachkin Brae on the West side on Inverness just up from Craig Phadrig Forest.

By car

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How to Find Us at Anam Cara

Anam Cara - Google map

A9

Follow the signs for Dingwall / Beauly and the A862. Cross the Caledonian Canal, passing through the first set of lights and turning left at the second onto King Brude Road. At the next traffic lights turn right into Leachkin Road. Go straight ahead at the first small roundabout and then turn right where the road makes a sharp bend to the left. Go uphill (Leachkin Brae) one mile to the end of the road. At the top of the hill, leave the tarred road and follow the track for 25 metres through main gate and down to the main car park.

Our post code is IV3 8PN for sat-nav devices.

A82

Coming from Fort William / Fort Augustus turn left on to General Booth Road (signposted Dingwall / Beauly). At the traffic lights turn left into Leachkin Road. Go straight ahead at the first small roundabout and then turn right where the road makes a sharp bend to the left. At the top of the hill, leave the tarred road and follow the track for 25 metres through main gate and down to the main car park.

Our post code is IV3 8PN for sat-nav devices.

 

By train and bus:

There is a regular and frequent Mainline train service to Inverness from all over Scotland & the United Kingdom.  

If you are coming from Southern England, we reccomend a berth on the Caledonian Sleeper service direct from London.

For day and overnight Bus services; Megabus offer very reasonable prices from all over the UK.  

On arrival at the Train/Bus station in Inverness:

Take a taxi to Upper Leachkin (pronounced 'Larkhin’, a Gaelic word meaning ‘broad hillside’), travelling 'to the very top of Leachkin Brae'.  The taxi is about £9­ - £10 from the city centre.

OR,

The local stagecoach buses number 8, 8a and 8c has regular departures from Farmfoods on Academy Street. Request stop at bottom of Leachkin Brae. Please note: from here there is a 1 mile steep climb up to Anam Cara. 

 

By aeroplane:

The nearest airport is Inverness Airport

On arrival at Inverness airport:

Taking a taxi from the airport will cost about £20 - £22 to our doorstep.

OR,

There is a regular bus service into Inverness from the airport. The bus takes approximately 30 minutes departing every half hour between 7am and 8pm.  

The local stagecoach bus number 2 has regular departures from Farmfoods on Academy Street in the City Centre. It drops you at the bottom of Leachkin Brae from where it is a steep hill 1 mile up to Anam Cara.