Places of interest
Inverewe Gardens : The Gardens were founded and established by Osgood MacKenzie whose ancestor Hector Roy, was a direct descendant of King Robert II. They have over the years achieved international fame and renown.
Gairloch Museum : Presents a record of life in the area from pre-history to the present day.
The Minch : The waters of the Minch which lie between Poolewe and the Outer Hebrides, abound with sea life and many varieties of bird species.
Pony Trekking : Explore the rugged beauty of the coastline and gentler hills with Gairloch Trekking centre. Tel 01445 712652
Golf : The challenging links at Gairloch face across the sea to Skye, with the mountains making a spectacular backdrop.
Hill Walking : We are surrounded by an abundance of Munros. The Beinn Eighe National Reserve and the Torridon Forest are on the doorstep.
Fishing : The River Ewe and Loch Maree are legendary amongst anglers.
Bicycle Hire. Cycle hire is available locally
Touring : Take the car north to Ullapool. Or south to Torridon and Plockton, and explore at leisure the breathtaking sights of mountain, sea and island. Let us pack up a lunch hamper for you
Indoor Swimming : Poolewe even boasts its own, modern, indoor swimming pool, available throughout the year.
Boat Trips : Take a boat either close inshore and explore the bays and coves, or out to sea to explore the Minch.
Lost Aircraft : Spend a day in the hills, to search out the remains of the allied bomber lost during World War II. We can give you full directions.
Naval History : The great arctic convoys of the last war were also assembled here in Loch Ewe. If you enjoy military history, explore the old installations, which protected the Loch, and see where the convoys gathered, where the submarine boom lay. We keep copies Steve Chadwick’s ‘Loch Ewe during World War II.’