Local Hotels, Pubs and Restaurants

Kinlochewe Hotel - refreshments and good food only 10 minutes walk away from Greenhill. Sample from a good selection of real ales and malt whisky.

Ledgown Lodge Hotel - ten miles from Greenhill. Drive to Achnasheen and at the roundabout turn right and you will see the sign.

Badachro Inn, Badachro - just before Gairloch (about 17 miles from Greenhill) turn left over a small bridge and drive to Badachro about another 3.5 miles. A charming small inn with great views and good food.

Old Inn, Gairloch - about 19 miles from Greenhill, as you enter Gairloch

The Whistle Stop Cafe - 15 minutes walk from Greenhill - A good place for lunch, dinner, teas and coffees. They have a very nice wood burning stove, which is great on a cold day. The scones, jam and cream are great and good value. The walls are decorated with artwork by local artists and they are for sale.

Loch Maree Hotel - it has been recently renovated and just opened at Easter 2013. We were the first to enjoy a meal there.

Tigh an Eilean Hotel, Shieldaig - Good small bar with local brews and a restaurant that sells local seafood.

Food

Butcher, Kenneth Morrison - shop in Gairloch and mobile van visits Kinlochewe on a Tuesday

Strath Stores - a useful source of food

Kinlochewe Store & Post Office - a handy shop only 10 minutes walk from Greenhill.

Loch Torridon Smokehouse - See Mandy for cold and hot smoked salmon and prawns (langoustines)

Applecross Smokehouse - A wee bit farther away round the coast towards Applecross but Derek MacIver  will be able to sort you out with your fresh fish needs.

Tesco and Lidl in Dingwall - 40 miles drive from Greenhill.

Local Information

Wester Ross - Live the Highlands - Things to see and do in Wester Ross.

Celtic Fringe - Accommodation and activities in Wester Ross.

Visit Torridon - a great site that is packed full of useful local information

Travel

Kinlochewe Petrol Station

Inverness Airport -  The nearest airport.

Scotrail - Rail services and timetables to and from Inverness and our local station at Achnasheen.

Westerbus - local infrequent bus service

Mountains

Mountain Weather Information - Check it out before you head off into the hills

Sport Scotland Avalanche Information Service - Avalanche conditions and forecasts for the main Scottish mountain ranges.

Torridon Mountain Rescue Team.

Walkhighlands - Guide to walks

Munro Magic -  All 283 Munros, 221 Corbetts and 224 Grahams are covered in detail including descriptions, pictures, location maps, walking routes, weather reports, and many tools to help you find all the mountain information you require.

Scottish Mountaineering Club

Local mountain guide - Guiding and mountain tuition in the Torridon Mountains and beyond.

Beinn Eighe Nature Reserve - Scottish Natural Heritage manage the Beinn Eighe NNR. With a cluster of mountain peaks, ancient pinewoods, secretive crossbills and soaring golden eagles, it's no wonder that Beinn Eighe was Britain's first National Nature Reserve. Take advantage of the trail network here and be amazed by the diversity of wildlife that thrives on this Reserve.

 Other Things To Do

Gairloch Museum - Research the history of Gairloch and Wester Ross.

Inverewe Gardens - The gardens originally designed and planted by Osgood Hanbury MacKenzie and subsequently bequeathed to the National Trust for Scotland who still care for them today.

Fishing - This seems like a useful site

Golf - The 9-hole course set amongst rolling dunes provides an excellent challenge to golfers of all abilities – with a testing par for low handicappers but a forgiving nature for the more casual player.

 


 

 

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