The Area

Cove harbour

A five minute walk from the house, cove harbour is on the banks of Loch Ewe. Boats and kayaks  can be launched from this harbour.

Following the road to the end of the headland (1/2 mile) brings you too what is left of bunkers which were occupied during the defence of the Russian Convoy Submarines and ships during WW2. More information.

Firemore beach, Inverasdale

A stunning long sandy beach, one mile from the house. The area offers a bounty of sandy beaches.

Inverewe gardens

A beautiful rare-species garden nearby. Read more here.


Eight miles away is the nearest village, amenities include a swimming pool, a well stocked local shop and post office, and a wonderful local market every Tuesday, between April and October.

For those days when a meal out is in order, Poolewe Hotel has a very popular Bistro. Also, The Bridge Cafe which  is an artisan cafe serving fresh home grown produce and bread, with fantastic hot chocolate! – ideal spot for lunch after a walk along River Ewe.

Laide wood

Around the coast to Laide there is a community wood that is well worth a visit for its wildlife, or maybe just to have a picnic.

Bienne Eighe

The bulkiest of the three Torridon Peaks, and Britains only waymarked mountain walk, set in  a nature reserve with visitors centre. Find more info here.