The Salen Hotel occupies a prominent position overlooking the stunning Loch Sunart. The small village has a shop and jetty with public moorings. Salen is situated on the road to Ardnamurchan point, the most westerly point on mainland Britain. The main access route from Salen is a winding single-track road that runs along the shore of Loch Sunart for much of its length. As you make the journey west you pass thorough ancient oakwood’s and all the while, spectacular views of the Loch reveal themselves. The journey also takes you past a distillery, RSPB nature trail and a natural history centre. There is a primary school a short distance away in Acharacle while there is a secondary school 8 miles away in Strontian. Salen is approximately 47 miles from Fort William, which offers a wide range of shops, supermarkets, medical and dental facilities, secondary and primary schools, and the Lochaber college, along with a host of leisure and sports facilities. Lochaber is celebrated as the 'Outdoor Capital of the UK', offering residents many opportunities to explore the vast wilderness by foot, mountain bike or boat. The area has a wide range of outdoor sports, including the Nevis Range outdoor pursuit’s centre which is only a ten minute drive away from Fort William.