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Tel code: 01445 | code search
Postcode: IV21 | code search
Population: 1050
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Charleston House
"Good Points: Our room had clearly been freshly decorated and was very pretty. The owners were very friendly without being intrusive. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. All of ..." More

Gairloch Caravan & Camping Park
"gairloch caravan park is a very well run park. we were there for a week in july 2005. and the owners were very helpfull and friendly. the only thing for ..." More

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Gairloch is a settlement in the north-west Highlands of Scotland, situated 24 miles north-west of Achnasheen, lying on the north shore of Gair Loch at Glen Torridon in the Ben Eighe area. This historical area was once Mackenzie Clan territory from 1494 when it was secured from the Macleods. Gairloch lies in a scenic location with panaramic views out to sea, over to the Isle of Skye, Gairloch has beautiful sandy beaches and has been popular with tourists since Queen Victoria stayed at the Gairloch Hotel in 1878. Gairloch has shops and amenities, inns, restaurants, hotels and holiday accommodation. Attractions include the Heritage Museum, with information on the archelology and geology of the area, a display of fishing boats and a recreation of a croft. The golf course was laid out in 1898; other activities include windsurfing, the Ben Eighe Nature Reserve and boat-trips out to sea to discover the local wildlife which includes whales, dolphins, seals and many more. On the shore of Loch Ewe nearby, is Inverewe Gardens with walled gardens and a collection of subtropical plants from all over the world. The National Trust of Scotland has a visitor centre on site. Gairloch hosts a Highland Gathering each June with traditional Highland Games

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Big Sand Beach
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Gairloch Heritage Museum

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Gairloch Caravan & Camping Park
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Torgorm
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Dentist

J Overmeer

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Aultbea & Gairloch Medical Practice

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Gairloch

Inn

Old Inn

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Badachro Inn
Loch Inn

Restaurant

Corrie Restaurant
Harbour Lights
Mustn't Grumble
Steading Restaurant

School

Gairloch Primary School

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Hy Jack Taxi Service

Shops

Kenneth Morrison Ltd

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Old Inn (1.25 miles)

Old Inn

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"Slow down in the West Highlands"Award Winning Highland Inn in magnificent peaceful setting.AA Best Seafood Pub for Scotland 2005/6Abbot Ale Perfect Pub for Scotland 2005/6Where open fires and friendly people ... More

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Wester Ross Retreats (1.27 miles)

Wester Ross Retreats

Welcome to our wide range of self catering holiday cottages and apartments in Wester Ross, a breathtakingly beautiful part of Scotland and home to some of Scotland's, and indeed, Britain's, wildest and most spectacular coastal ... More | visit website

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Gairloch Hotel (1.90 miles)

Gairloch Hotel
Restful, beautiful and brimming with Highland hospitality, the tastefully appointed Gairloch Hotel stands in a superb location. Situated at the centre point of Gairloch Bay, giving wonderful panoramic views out to the Isle of Skye, ... More | visit website
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The Torridon (12.73 miles)

The Torridon
Once a grand shooting lodge, built for the first Earl of Lovelace in 1887, the Torridon enjoys one of the most impressive coastal positions in the Scottish Highlands.

The hotel is set amidst 58 acres of ... More | visit website
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Dundonnell Hotel (The) (18.88 miles)

Dundonnell Hotel (The)
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Set by the shores of Little Loch Broom, midway between Ullapool and Gairloch, the Dundonnell Hotel is one of the leading Hotels in the Highlands. The Hotel enjoys a ... More
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The Glenview (20.07 miles)

The Glenview
Glenview is a fine example of traditional croft architecture. It was originally built around 1900 by a local merchant as a home and village shop and used as such for many years. The local "bodachs" ... More | visit website
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Old School House (20.74 miles)

Old School House
This traditional Victorian house dates from 1870 and is situated on the Isle of Skye. ... More
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Flodigarry Country House Hotel (22.09 miles)

Flodigarry Country House Hotel

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Scottish ‘Country House Hotel of the Year’, Taste of Scotland/Macallan Award. Fine historic mansion house in secluded wooded grounds. Unsurpassed sea and mountain view. Superb en-suite bedrooms, log ... More

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Riverside (22.85 miles)

Riverside
Welcome to Riverside. Discover the breathtaking scenery of the west coast and return to the comfort of Riverside where a warm welcome awaits you. Only 300m from the harbour, Riverside has a central, yet quiet village location, Guests ... More | visit website
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Argyll Hotel (22.89 miles)

Argyll Hotel
The Argyll is a popular small hotel with a restaurant, sociable lounge bar and the only public bar in Ullapool. We are known for our live music and year-round entertainment and offer weekly local music ... More | visit website

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