Place:Morar, Glenelg, Inverness-shire, Scotland

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NameMorar
TypeVillage
Located inGlenelg, Inverness-shire, Scotland
Also located inArdnamurchan, Argyll, Scotland    
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District
North Morar


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Morar (pronounced: "mawrer" with stress on first syllable) is a small village on the west coast of Scotland, south of Mallaig. The name Morar is also applied to the wider district around the village.

Morar is a station stop on the West Highland Line and is served by the A830 Road to the Isles, between Fort William and Mallaig. It is famous for Morar Beach, known as the "White Sands of Morar", which featured prominently in the film Local Hero, as well as in Breaking the Waves. Loch Morar, the deepest freshwater body in the British Isles, is located nearby.

Morar was also a favourite winter travel destination of the noted English composer, Sir Arnold Bax (1883–1953), during the 1930s. He worked on his Third Symphony, and each subsequent symphony during his visits to the Station Hotel.

The larger district encompasses North Morar, which is in Glenelg parish, Inverness-shire, and South Morar, which is in Ardnamurchan parish, Argyll. The town of Morar is a seat of a Macdonnell family.

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