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01445 781769

Main Street,



IV22 2JX.

Opening hours








4pm - 10pm

4pm - 10pm

4pm - 10pm

4pm - 10pm

4pm - 11pm

4pm - 11pm

2pm - 10pm

Main Street, Poolewe, Achnasheen, IV22 2JX.

01445 781769

About us

Poolewe Hotel is situated in the picturesque village of Poolewe on the shore of Loch Ewe near Gairloch on the NW Coast of Scotland, just 90 minutes drive from Inverness Airport where you can easily hire a car for the beautiful journey to Poolewe. Alternatively the nearest train station is Achnasheen, about 1 hr journey time from Inverness. From Inverness there are connections to the north and south with a daily direct train to London. There is also a sleeper service to Kings Cross Station.


Originally a coaching inn, (the principal building dates from 1570) the Poolewe Hotel has a long history of providing quality accommodation with the best in Scottish Highland hospitality.


During the second world war, senior naval personnel were accommodated here, as the great Arctic convoys were assembled in the loch itself before leaving for the ports of northern Russia.


Visit Poolewe whether to relax or to enjoy an active holiday, or a combination of both.


  • Visit the world-famous National Trust for Scotland Inverewe Gardens situated less than a mile from the hotel, clearly visible from the hotel dining room.
  • Enjoy hill walking. There are maps available in the hotel outlining the various routes, catering for a wide range of abilities. 
  • Trout and salmon fishing, whale watching, deer stalking, canoeing, climbing, mountain biking, pony trekking, golf are all on offer in the area.
  • Take in the beautiful and inspiring scenery.
  • Witness the amazing wildlife of Western Europe’s last true wilderness.