Welcome to the Mainland Britain's Remotest Pub

Listed as one of only 3 of “Scotland’s bloody good pubs by Peter Irvine “The Best Of Scotland 2011” and with no roads in or out, an 18 mile hike over munros or a 7 mile sea crossing, the pub is the remotest on mainland Britain (Guinness book of records). The Old Forge in the village of Inverie, Knoydart, started out as a smiddy’s forge. Later, seeing better use as a workers social club where it grew up and became a pub.  The Old Forge.

New Merchandise just arrived. Old Forge Hoodies £36 (M.L,Xl,2XL) Baseball Cap Embroidered with our GPS Coordinates £20 and a printed Old Forge Apron £20. Old Forge Tees shirts £18 and re-sissued Collectors Old Forge Tee £20. Telephone 01687 462267 or use the table booking contact form on the website to order your merchandise gifts.**

There were poets and trobadours, bellydancers, winkle pickers and tweed clad ghillies, blooded stalkers, musicians, yachties, dogs and more dogs. Moorings were laid. Adverts were placed in the Free Press, “Bring your G string, no strings attached” musicians played in return for a bellyful of food and a charged glass. Seafood, became shellfish became langoustines, mussels and hand dived scallops from Arisaig, speed reading Nick Nairn, Rick Stein a foray into sea bass, sea bream, trout, venison, wild boar, and anything else edible with gills or fur that made it from our larder... sea loch or hill, to kitchen. Bramble pickin’ and fungi foragin.  Our food menu is a living thing. A cosmopolitan community of Ozzies and Scots, Gaels and Poles, South Africaans and Kiwis, East Coasters and French. Unions formed, offspring borne, customers became Staff and Staff became customers.

** Free wifi. Evening meals are from 6.30pm until 9.30pm every night. We are not open for lunches. Booking is always advisable.

People are important. Very. Food figures up there and Music is our glue. Families reunited, divided in tune, best friends, trade secrets, lovers tiffs, escaping, daliances, affairs of the heart and hearty affairs, yachties, munro baggers, daydreamers lost in a book, lost on the hill, drunk on love or from the bottle. Idle chat, local gossip, furious fiddles, banjos, bongos and bodhrans heckling up each other for a cord change and lifting the pace of a late night strip the willow down the main street. Just another day at The Old Forge, mainland Britain’s remotest pub.

We have complimentary wifi for customers up until 6pm, free moorings for guests dining with us and musical instruments hang on the walls for guests. Fiddles, guitars, whistles and spoons for the musically challenged. Relax and enjoy great company, stunning lochside views and the freshest of shellfish and seafood landed daily or join in on a ceilidh, you wont want to leave. Leave your mobile, theres no signal but remember to pack your dancing shoes!

Knoydart Accommodation - Knoydart House Luxury Self Catering Accommodation sleeps up to 10, in 5 bedrooms with large out door hot tub and stunning sea loch views.  A Conde Nast property, selected by Alasdair Sawdays as a "Special Escape"  and featured in Homes and Interiors Scotland publication. Knoydart House offers a stunning new architect designed luxury self catering accommodation holiday house which has large vaulted ceilings, open drystane fireplace, antique and contemporary furnishings, floor to ceiling glass windows, 180 degree sea loch views, and wrap around decking. Large sunken outdoor hot tub / jacuzzi with one of the best hot tub views in the UK with uninterrupted views across Loch Nevis. Set in under half an acre of private woodland 5 minutes walk from the pub and the pier. The house is a perfect destination for family gatherings, select walking groups, luxury breaks for couples or chill out time with friends. Wifi, coffee machine, bread machine, induction hob, mountain bikes etc all the special touches for a luxury break on Knoydart.  Click here for last minute cancellations and Special Offers 

Knoydart Hide, NEW LUXURY self catering for two offering stunning private accomodation for couples, friends or lovers of all ages with outdoor hot tub and infra red sauna. Knoydart Hide offers couples or two friends a secluded and true luxury escape for 2+. Gorgeously grown up, a romantic place to stay or private luxury getaway in the Scottish Highlands. Click HERE to view our availability calendar for Knoydart Hide Very special, very different, off grid living with antique furnishings, coffee machine, bose sound dock, wrap around decking, Weber gas BBQ and luxury in the style of our larger property Knoydart House. Definitely under the radar, Knoydart Hide is a highland honeymoon destination, self catering discerning escape for 2 guests and will offer the wow factor for our guests celebrating and marking all kinds of special occasion. Sign up on our Be The First page.

Weekly lets, short luxury breaks at Knoydart House and mini moons at the Knoydart Hide from 2 night short breaks onwards. For all enquiries on both properties email  stay@knoydarthouse.co.uk or tel 01687 460012  

The Old Forge, Inverie, Knoydart, Mallaig, PH41 4PL