• Gairloch


  • Plockton


  • Rassay & Skye from the top of Bealach

    Rassay & Skye from the top of Bealach

  • Dornie Castle,Loch Duich

    Dornie Castle,Loch Duich

Dining & Exploring the Area

For such a remote area there are several award winning restaurants serving high quality local produce.

In Shieldaig the village pub serves food in the Coastal Kitchen www.tighaneilean.co.uk/shieldaig and  there’s Nanny’s for a friendly natter, coffee, cakes www.nannysshop.co.uk.

For a fine dining gastronomic treat try the Torridon Hotel or the Torridon Inn for good pub food, 15 minutes drive www.thetorridon.com.  Drive further along the winding road to Diabeg to the much acclaimed Gille Brighde Restaurant www.gille-brighde.com

For a spectacular drive (45 minutes) over the Bealach – the greatest ascent of any road climb in the UK – and with views over to Skye, the Applecross Inn or Walled Garden are a must www.applecross.uk. Kishorn (20 minutes) is home to several well-known artists’ galleries and the excellent Kishorn Seafood Bar www.kishornseafoodbar.co.uk. Another gem is the Whistlestop Café in Kinlochewe (30 minutes) for all-day breakfasts and bistro meals.

If you prefer to dine at home and enjoy delicious food cooked to order or by an on-site chef this can be arranged in advance www.thekishornkitchen.co.uk and lucykerr2@yahoo.co.uk.

Restaurants and cafes in the area are regularly featured in national newspapers and magazines as some of the best that Scotland has to offer, but don’t take their word for it come and see for yourself!

Lochcarron (30 minutes) has several cafes, a well-stocked shop, garage and bank. A little further afield, Plockton, Gairloch, Dornie Castle, Inverewe Gardens and Skye are all worth visiting.

"Eaten and drunk like Lords and all got to the summit of Beinn Eighe"

- Matchett family, An Cos guests, Sep 2014

"Very friendly locals and great pub"

- Ridgeway-Tait, An Cos guests, Dec 2013