Water water everywhere


With fabulous beaches, lochs and impressive waterfalls in abundance, a short drive from your hut, heading towards Lochinver on the B869,  you can find

Clashnessie beach (20 minutes drive) – set in a rocky inlet, the beach is a deep crescent of beautiful sand, a short walk upstream leads to Clashnessie falls.

Clachtoll beach (25 minutes drive)  a stunning beach and within a short walk to the ancient stone aged Broch. 

Achmelvich beach (35 minutes drive) a renowned beach with crystal white sand and turquoise sea. A ‘must do’ stop on the NC500 touring route and the North West Highlands snorkel trail.

Further afield heading north across the Kylesku bridge are the beautiful beaches of  Oldshoremore, Polin beach and the stunning Sandwood bay.


Just past Lochinver at Inverkirkaig are the falls of Kirkaig and a little further just off the A894 about half way between Loch Assynt and the Kylesku Bridge are the Wailing Widow falls and Eas a’ Chual Aluinn the highest waterfall in Britain.


Boat tours are available from Kylesku, Lochinver . Spot seals, dolphins and even whales.

Looking across Loch Nedd from your hut you can see Handa Island in the distance. In the Spring and summer you can take a boat trip out to the island to see Puffins and much more

Ullapool has cruises around the Summer Isles.