Ardnamurchan Point across Eilean Chaluim Cille.
Ardnamurchan Point shown within Scotland
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Ardnamurchan Point lies at the western end of the Ardnamurchan peninsula in Lochaber, Highland, Scotland. It is 1.1 kilometres (0.68 mi) north of Corrachadh Mòr, the most westerly point on the island of Great Britain, which is a few metres further west than the Point. The nearest settlement is the small village, Achosnich.
The contemporary Scottish composer Judith Weir has written an 8-minute piece for two pianos called Ardnamurchan Point. The location is featured in Shipping Forecast broadcast by BBC Radio 4 (on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency), where it is used in the forecast as the name of one of the Inshore coastal areas of the United Kingdom.
- Ardnamurchan Lighthouse - official site