We are sure you will find lots to do whilst here yourself - or perhaps lots NOT to do if you are looking for a relaxing break away. We give the following links as a guide for further information about the area and things to do and see.

PLEASE NOTE: Some places are only open in summer months and seasonally, please check with the places in case they are closed when you visit.

  • Stoer Lighthouse

    Stoer Lighthouse

    Wonderful lighthouse on stunning view spot looking out to the Minch and Hebrides when clear. Also great spot for wildlife watching and seeing whales and dolphin.

  • Handa Island

    Handa Island

    A Scottish Wildlife Trust reserve and the home hundreds of thousands of sea birds including Skua, Guillemot and the iconic Puffin.

  • Handa Ferry

    Handa Ferry

    A great wee ferry service that takes visitors out to Handa and back. Please check when they are running so as not to miss a trip back.

  • Shorehouse


    Looking out to Handa Island, the Shorehouse is a great wee seafood venue serving what the family catch from their own boat and prepare and serve themselves.

  • Kylesku Hotel

    Kylesku Hotel

    Award winning restaurant located by the old Kylesku ferry ramp overlooking the sea where a lot of what is served is landed. Great for a lunch or evening meal.

  • North West GeoPark

    North West GeoPark

    A UNESCO Geopark in the North West Highlands of Scotland. World class landscape, geology and cultural heritage. Visitor center, guided walks and exploration.

  • Living The Dream

    Living The Dream

    Living the Dream catering van at Stoerhead Lighthouse is a great wee place to stop for a tea, coffee and bite to eat whilst out enjoying the coast.

  • Sandwood Bay

    Sandwood Bay

    Sandwood Bay is a beautiful remote 1 mile long beach and Am Buachaille, a sea stack, and lies about 5 miles south of Cape Wrath. A great walk.

  • Cape Wrath

    Cape Wrath

    Cape Wrath is a cape in the Durness parish of the county of Sutherland in the Highlands of Scotland. It is the most north-westerly point in mainland Britain.

Theses suggestions are just a starting point to give you some ideas. Some other links that might be of interest include:

The Bone Caves - Beautiful and popular walk in a limestone valley to the dramatic bone caves. These cave openings part way up a steep side of the valley are where the remains have been found of species such as lynx, reindeer and polar bear which once roamed here.
Ardvreck Castle - the old MacLeod castle, standing on an Loch Assynt.
Highland Stoneware - famous potters in Lochinver making stoneware and painting items as you watch.
Inver Cruises - boat tours working out of Lochinver, seeing dolphin and seal.
Clachtoll Beach - one of the fine examples of our white sandy beaches.
Achmelvich - another great beach and worth a visit.
Kylesku Boat Tours - operating out of Kylesku and taking in the scenery and wildlife of the coast.
Shearwater Cruises - operates from Ullapool visiting the famous Summer Isles.
Norwest Sea Kayaking - Kayaking tours and tuition.
Durness Golf Club - most north westerly course in Britain.
Hamlet Mountaineering - climbing in the north west, including the Old Man of Stoer.
Assynt Angling Information - all you need to know about fishing in the north west and Assynt.
Assynt Foundation Fishing and Stalking - guides to take parties and individuals out.
WalkHIghlands - guides to walks and climbs of all levels around the region.