UK Area Codes and Phone Number Information

01687 area code


The area code 01687 is for Mallaig and the surrounding area.

Locations using 01687 numbers include:

Most numbers using the 01687 area code are normal Mallaig landlines but be aware that, as is the case for all UK area codes, such numbers may also be used for services without any physical link to the area. (More info)

01687 area code information

Area code:01687
Council area:Highland
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Local number length:6 digits
Number format:01687 xxxxxx
International number format:+44 1687 xxxxxx
Number shortages predicted:No
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0687)

Area code history

Mallaig was originally allocated the area code 0640, while the island of Eigg was assigned 0836. It is unclear how long either of these codes was in use for and ultimately both were replaced with the single 0687 area code (which later became 01687).
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