Na Fir Chlis



Places to Visit Around "Na Fir Chlis"

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Stoer Lochinver Inverpolly Nature Reserve Summer Isles Achiltibuie Click to go to the Ullapool Website Leckmelm Gardens Click to go to NTS Corrieshalloch Gorge site Gruinard Bay Laide Opinan Aultbea Click to go to the Inverewe Gardens webpage Poolewe Cove Click to go to Gairloch website Rua Reidh Lighthouse Red Point Victoria Falls Beinn Eighe Nature Reserve Kinlochewe Click to go to NTS Torridon web page Diabaig Shieldaig The Applecross Peninsular Bealach na Ba Kishorn Lochcarron Achnasheen Lael Forest Garden Strome Castle Dundonnell Rogie Falls Black Water Falls Slattadale Inverness Muir of Ord Beauly Dingwall Moniack Eilean Donan Strathpeffer Loch Ness Knockan Crag
Stoer Lighthouse
On a clear day we can see the Lighthouse from Na Fir Chlis. At night we see the light flashing.
Lochinver
Overlooked by Suilven , Lochinver is still a busy fishing port. Lots of sandy beaches nearby.
Tourist Information Centre Tel:01571 844330
Inverpolly Nature Reserve
The road through the Nature Reserve and up the coast to Lochinver is one of the most scenic in Scotland. Stac Polly now has a very good path up it and is well worth the effort. Lovely views across the lochan studded moorland.
The Summer Isles

Cruises to the Summer Isles are available from Achiltibuie and Ullapool.
Achiltibuie
Cruises to the Summer Isles, Smokehouse. Coastal walks.
Ullapool
Established in the late 18th century by the British Fisheries Society to expand the fishing industry, Ullapool is a busy place in the summer. The Ferry to Stornaway and the Outer Islands leaves from here.
Ullapool
Leckmelm Garden
12 acres of gardens first laid out in the 1870's. Many interesting trees and shrubs.
Corrieshalloch Gorge
One of the finest examples of a box canyon in Britain. The 150ft Falls of Measach can be viewed from a suspension bridge spanning the gorge, very spectacular!
Corrieshalloch Gorge
Gruinard Bay
Lovely sandy beaches. Popular with birdwatchers, Sea Eagles can be observed.
Laide
Our local Shop, Post Office and Petrol Station
Opinan
Where we live!
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Aultbea
On the shores of Loch Ewe. Shops, Smokehouse, Perfumery, Loch Ewe Distillery, the smallest distillery in Scotland
Inverewe Gardens
World Famous Gardens created by Osgood Mackenzie in the 1860's now owned by the National Trust for Scotland.
Poolewe
Has an Indoor Swimming Pool. Shop. The Bridge Cafe world famous cakes!.
Cove
Picturesque drive round the shores of Loch Ewe with some lovely sandy beaches at Firemore. The road ends at Cove where the wartime gun emplacements can still be seen. These protected the entrance to Loch Ewe, where many convoys were assembled.
Gairloch
Busy Tourist Centre, with Shops, Bank, Petrol Station, Restaurants, Golf Course, Pony Trekking, Heritage Museum.
Rua Reidh
Spectacular drive up the coast from Gairloch. Lovely sea views.
Red Point
Lovely Beaches, Old Salmon Fishing Station,. Coastal walk to Craig Youth Hostel and Diabaig.
Victoria Falls
The viewing platform for the falls is just a few minutes from the car park
Victoria Falls
Beinn Eighe Nature Reserve
Britain's oldest National Nature Reserve. Owned by Scottish Natural Heritage. Newly re-built Visitors Centre and Nature Trails. Woodland Walk
Kinlochewe

Has Shops and Petrol Station. Interesting walks from the car park at Incheril.
Torridon
Famous for its rugged mountain scenery, the Torridon Estate is now owned by the National Trust for Scotland who have a visitor centre here.
Diabaig
Dramatic drive on single track road along the North side of Loch Torridon brings you to Diabaig an idyllic fishing village. The film "Loch Ness" was made here.
Shieldaig
Beautifully situated on the shores of Loch Torridon
Applecross
The drive from Shieldaig round the coast to Applecross has stunning coastal views across to the Isle of Skye. The Applecross Inn can be highly recommended as a stopping place for lunch, before tackling the drive over the Bealach na Ba Pass to Kishorn.
Bealach Na Ba
Rising to over 2000ft the Bealach na Ba is a challenging drive.
Kishorn

Shop and Seafood Snack Bar
Lochcarron
Strung out along the shores of the Loch, Has shops and Petrol Station. Golf Course, Old Smiddy Visitor Centre.
Achnasheen

Jewelry workshop & local craft shop
Lael Forest Garden
Delightful walks amid beautiful trees.
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Strome Castle
Delightfully situated ruined Castle
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Dundonnell
By the shores of Little Loch Broom. Has Hotel, Petrol Station & Tea Room
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Rogie Falls
Popular Place to see Salmon Leaping, suspension bridge over the river. Toilets
Black Water Falls
Picnic Area by the falls. Toilets
Slattadale
Idyllic spot right on the shores of Loch Maree, Picnic area , Toilets
Inverness
The Highland Capital
Muir of Ord

18 Hole Golf Course, Glen Ord Distillery
Beauly

Has Shops and Petrol Station.
Dingwall

A Good Shopping Centre, Museum
Moniack Winery

Unique Highland Wines!
Eilean Donan Castle
Romantically Situated on Loch Duich, large visitor centre.
Strathpeffer
Victorian Spa Town, 18 Hole Golf Course
Urquhart Castle & Loch Ness
The romantic setting of the castle on the shores of Loch Ness is a popular spot. Nearby Drumnadrochit caters for all Nessie hunters!
Knockan Crag
Follow the trail for a fascinating insight into the geology of Scotland. Plus superb views of the hills of Coigach and Assynt. Toilets
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All pictures © Ian Van Hinsbergh Last Update 3rd December 2014