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TITLE
Strome Ferry
EXTERNAL ID
PC_GHENDRY_091
PLACENAME
Strome Ferry
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
SOURCE
George Hendry
ASSET ID
22635
KEYWORDS
Stromeferry
Strome Ferry

This photograph shows an automobile being boarded on to the Ferry at Strome, on the banks of Loch Carron. The ferry crossed from the entrance of Loch Carron to Strome, serving mainly a local clientele. It became obsolete and ceased operation in 1970 when the old road along the north shore of Loch Carron was reconstructed to reach Inverness.

A ferry briefly returned to service in October 2008 (and again in 2012) when landslips made local roads unsafe and alternative access was required during repair work.

The ruin of Strome Castle, originally belonging to the MacDonalds of Glengarry, is located opposite Strome Ferry on the northern bank. The castle was burned down in 1602 by the Mackenzies of Kintail.

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Strome Ferry

ROSS: Lochalsh

Stromeferry

George Hendry

This photograph shows an automobile being boarded on to the Ferry at Strome, on the banks of Loch Carron. The ferry crossed from the entrance of Loch Carron to Strome, serving mainly a local clientele. It became obsolete and ceased operation in 1970 when the old road along the north shore of Loch Carron was reconstructed to reach Inverness. <br /> <br /> A ferry briefly returned to service in October 2008 (and again in 2012) when landslips made local roads unsafe and alternative access was required during repair work.<br /> <br /> The ruin of Strome Castle, originally belonging to the MacDonalds of Glengarry, is located opposite Strome Ferry on the northern bank. The castle was burned down in 1602 by the Mackenzies of Kintail.