Gairloch and its surrounding areas really do have some of the most beautiful mountain and coastal scenery in the whole of the Scottish Highlands. The area is host to a diverse range of wildlife, including dolphins and whales, sea otters, eagles, pine martens and red deer.
There is an array of walking routes which range in difficulty as well as boat trips, a beautiful nine-hole golf course and cafés and gift shops which sell locally produced goods. Gairloch is also home to a wonderful museum, in which you can delve into the history of the area and its inhabitants.
Gairloch Golf Club—1.4 miles
You can enjoy a game on the well kept nine-hole golf course whilst overlooking the bay and the islands of Skye, Lewis and Harris.
Inverewe Garden—6.7 miles
Explore Osgood Mackenzie’s exotic gardens for the afternoon and wander around the newly reopened Inverewe House for a glimpse back into history.
Russian Arctic Convoy Museum—12.5 miles
Delve into the collections of artefacts and photographs taken during the Second World War whilst giving time to appreciate those who fought for the country.
Rua Reidh Lighthouse—12.4 miles
Visit Rua Reidh Lighthouse, built in 1912, and enjoy some of the dramatic scenery which Loch Ewe has to offer.
Beinn Eighe nature reserve—16 miles
Take a look around the well appointed visitors’ centre and take a walk or a hike whilst enjoying Kinlochewe’s beautiful mountain scenery.
Red Point beach—11.9 miles
Enjoy one of two walking routes down to Red Point beach and spend a morning enjoying the peace and quiet of the large beach. Large sand dunes provide plenty of fun for all the family.
Pony trekking—11.8 miles
Pony trek through the forest, along the beach or on a trail with a qualified instructor and ponies to suit all ages and abilities.