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Kilchoan

Kilchoan is a village on the Scottish peninsula of Ardnamurchan, in Lochaber, Highland. It is the most westerly village in Great Britain, although several tiny hamlets lie further west on the peninsula . The western linear, coastal parts of the village are Ormsaigmore and Ormsaigbeg.Kilchoan altogether has a population of about 150.HistoryDonaldson equates 'Buarblaig' with Muribulg, where the Annals of Tigernach record a battle between the Picts and Dalriads in AD 731. It may also be the 'Muirbole Paradisi' mentioned by Adomnán.LandmarksThe ancient Mingary Castle is on the coast about 1 km east of the village.Examples of a type of igneous rock structure called a cone sheet are found at Kilchoan.Below the slope north-west of the village street is a chambered cairn, Greadal Fhinn.Ben Hiant is the highest point of the peninsula at 528 m and lies between the village and the coastal hamlet of Ardslignish.Tourism and amenitiesTransportA regular ferry service runs from Kilchoan to Tobermory on the Isle of Mull.To and from the regional centre of Fort William, two buses per day connect with sailings of this ferry: via Salen, Ardnamurchan and Lochailortvia Salen and the Corran Ferry
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