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master bedroom
bedroom in station master's office has kingsize and / or 3 singles
The sauna in the ensuite, relax after day in the hills or even after doing nothing, you deserve it!
The master bedroom
The kitchen area
Steam train reminiscent of an age gone by
Off The Rails viewed from the platform
Calums seal trips - a must do when in Plockton and free with all full week stays at Off The Rails
Sunset cruise in Plockton
View looking over Plockton from The Brae
Sunny aspect of the station master's office.
Sit by the log fire in winter, we have a selection of games and books available for your use.
The ticket window, an original feature preserved.
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Plockton, Ross and Cromarty, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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Fife Scotland
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Amazing accomodation surrounded by the beauty of Plockton”
Reviewed 22 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013

Friends of ours from Australia were over on vacation, and wanted to see some of Scotland's best scenery. Good friends of ours from Fife suggested that we should contact Calum and Jane who have a B & B in Plockton. In addition they have "Off the Rails" which, as the name implies, is an outstanding conversion of Plockton station to a wonderful and unique self catering venue. The spacious, well furnished accomodation offers the very best that we have experienced in Scotland over many years. Many a 4 star hotel would be delighted to offer such comfort! One of the en suite bedrooms has a sauna which alas we did not have time to experience. Plockton station is still operated by Scotrail, but the small number of trains which stop at Plockton per day does not spoil this amazing venue.
Plockton village is a 10 minute walk away where good restaurants and eateries can be found. A trip on Calum's boat to see the local seal population is a must. He relates many good amusing tales of his pet seals!
This delightful accomodation is a must for anyone visiting the north west Highlands. Kyle of Lochalsh and Skye are within easy driving distance.

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Liked best: The friendliness of Calum and Jane. True highland hospitality!
Liked least: The occasional shower of rain!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
22 May 2013
We were sorry we couldn't accommodate you in the B&B but so glad you enjoyed Off The Rails and the boat trip. Thanks for the great review and hope to see you again.
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JamesMill...
Ayr, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Superb accommodation in the best village in Scotland”
Reviewed 22 May 2013 for a stay in May 2012

We have stayed here twice and will be back again soon. Plockton is beautiful, always. The Plockton Station is excellent; very comfortable with great individual character and everything you need.. The ensuite shower room with sauna is a real bonus if the weather is dodgy. There are great walks straight from the door without needing to get in the car (to the coral beach, through the village to Rubha Mor point or for the fitter, up the track to the mast on the crags. Alternatively you can walk to either of the great pubs or the Shores restaurant if you don't want to take "self catering" too literally. You don't need to be a train spotter to love this. There are only a few trains each day – so no disturbance.

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Liked best: Great accommodation with unique character
Liked least: No problems
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
22 May 2013
Many thanks for your great review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back later in the year
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MontellTe...
Uvalde, Texas
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57 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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“This is living!”
Reviewed 22 May 2013 for a stay in July 2012

This place is the town's rail station house, converted to a vacation rental. It is STILL an active station and people come and go right outside your windows. We are train lovers and really enjoyed watching them come through, just made sure the windows were covered when we wanted privacy (no trains at night) We really enjoyed seeing the Royal Scotsman come in for a stop. You can take a trip from here too!
The station is beautifully appointed with two luxurious bedrooms, 2 baths, kitchen/dining and sitting room. We also tried the sauna but decided it wasn't our thing. (We come from a hot, humid climate). Really enjoyed Callum's seal trip which was a pleasant bonus to our stay.

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Liked best: Unique location, plenty of room to spread out.
Liked least: It was all great!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers
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Management Response
21 May 2013
Thank you for leaving us a positive review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and hope we can accommodate you another time - although a long way to come!
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Isabelle...
Nivelles, Belgium
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 23 November 2013 for a stay in July 2012
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Travelling group: En famille avec adolescent(s)
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
20 Jun 2016
Merci beaucoup! A bientot
Amicalement, Calum & Jane
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