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TITLE
Balmacara Hotel
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0702_AT
PLACENAME
Balmacara
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
DATE OF IMAGE
2008
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
Andrew Taylor
SOURCE
Andrew Taylor
ASSET ID
32624
KEYWORDS
hotels
Balmacara Hotel

Balmacara is situated on the shores of Loch Alsh, approximately 3 miles from Kyle of Lochalsh and the Skye Bridge, main crossing point to the Isle of Skye.

Sir Hugh Innes purchased what is now the Lochalsh Estate in 1801. Early in his ownership, he built and lived in Balmacara House on the shores of Loch Alsh. Sir Alexander Matheson bought the house in the mid-19th century, and lived there while having Duncraig Castle built as his main residence. Balmacara House was then sold to Sir Daniel Hamilton and passed to the National Trust in 1947 on his widow's death. Today, it is a family-run hotel.

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Balmacara Hotel

ROSS: Lochalsh

2000s

hotels

Andrew Taylor

Balmacara is situated on the shores of Loch Alsh, approximately 3 miles from Kyle of Lochalsh and the Skye Bridge, main crossing point to the Isle of Skye. <br /> <br /> Sir Hugh Innes purchased what is now the Lochalsh Estate in 1801. Early in his ownership, he built and lived in Balmacara House on the shores of Loch Alsh. Sir Alexander Matheson bought the house in the mid-19th century, and lived there while having Duncraig Castle built as his main residence. Balmacara House was then sold to Sir Daniel Hamilton and passed to the National Trust in 1947 on his widow's death. Today, it is a family-run hotel.