Home of the Local Hero telephone box
Nestled into the coast along the Aberdeenshire coast is the village of Pennan, most famously known for its red telephone box in the film Local Hero, this tiny village has become a tourist hotspot for fans of the film.
And the irony is that it’s almost inaccessible by road. Many coastal villages have only one road in and you leave by the same route. But this narrow winding road down from the clifftop to the shoreline is worth it, and there is parking when you get down there.
It’s a small village and best to park up at the end of the road and walk along the sea front. The houses are separeted from their garden by the road. There’s a small harbour at the eastern end, and sometimes an ice cream kiosk.
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Parking on-site or nearby Children welcome Cyclists welcome Motorcyclists welcome Walkers welcome
Travel itinerary plannerPennan is in the following sections:
- Distance from Forres: 59 miles
- Postcode: AB43 6HY
- What3words: furniture.activates.flux
- What’s nearby: Crovie, Gardenstown, New Aberdour Beach
- Tags: Waymarked walks, touring (all areas)