Gairloch - General Information


Road Travel Information


Air Travel Information


Bus and Rail Travel


Car Hire


Taxi Tours

  • See The Highlands - - private guided taxi tours of the Scottish Highlands and Islands

Places To Eat and Drink

  • The Myrtle Bank Hotel - about a 10 min walk from Gairloch View and open every day of the week
  • The Shieling Restaurant - about a 10 min walk from Gairloch View - closed Sundays - lunches only
  • The Millcroft Hotel - about a 15 min walk from Gairloch View and open every day of the week
  • The Old Inn - about a 25 min walk from Gairloch View and open every day of the week
  • The Badachro Inn - about a 15-20 min drive from Gairloch View and open every day of the week (till 7:30pm on Sundays). Please note that you can only book for a 6pm or 8pm sitting
  • The Gorse Bush at Kinlochewe - about a 20-25 min drive from Gairloch View and open Monday to Saturday (seasonal) 9am to 9pm. Tel. 01445 760 423
  • The Beachcomber Fish and Chip Shop - is about a 15 min walk from Gairloch View. Tel. 07591 618787. We kindly ask residents not to bring back food to the B&B.
  • The Ledgowan Lodge Hotel, Achnasheen - about a 40-45 min drive from Gairloch View and open every day of the week

Golf Courses

  • Gairloch - just a mile from Gairloch View Guest House
  • Ullapool - 56 miles north of Gairloch
  • Lochcarron - some 50 miles south of Gairloch

Nature Reserves and Beautiful Places


Other Places of Interest

  • Badachro Distillery - Highland whiskies, gins and vodka
  • Gairloch Heritage Museum - a museum of local life in times gone by
  • Gairloch Leisure Centre - facilities include a 4 court games hall, climbing wall, fitness room, all weather pitch and outdoor tennis courts
  • Inverewe Garden - despite being on a latitude more northerly than Moscow, these gardens are home to exotic plants from all over the world, courtesy of the warm currents of the Gulf Stream
  • Knockan Crag - fascinating information about one of the oldest landscapes in Europe - a "must visit" for anyone interested in geology
  • Lochbroom Leisure Centre (Ullapool) - swimming pool and fitness centre
  • Poolewe Indoor Swimming Pool - local swimming pool, about 5 miles from Gairloch
  • Russian Arctic Convoy Museum - information about the Russian Arctic Convoy Museum Project
  • Ullapool Museum - Ullapool Museum trust was formed in 1991 to collect, promote and preserve the history and heritage of Lochbroom
  • The Perfume Studio - a working perfume studio - at Mellon Charles near Aultbea, just a few miles up the coast from Gairloch
  • Achiltibuie Garden - formerly The Hydroponicum. How to grow fruit and vegetables without the use of soil!
  • Loch Ewe Distillery - at Aultbea just to the north of Gairloch. Probably the smallest distillery you have ever visited!

Boat Trips and Marine Life


Walking

  • Walk Highlands - Guide to Walks in the Gairloch, Autbea and Poolewe areas

Pony Trekking