The pretty seaside village of Aultbea is just 1 mile away. It has good village facilities including a store and post office and hotel with bar and restaurant. Set in a horseshoe shape, straddling the shoreline and surrounded by hills and open countryside, it is a lovely place for walking, cycling, canoe and kayaking as well as just enjoying the scenery and drinking in the wonderful views.
This area of the West Highlands is renowned for its superb sandy beaches and breathtaking scenery. Noted for its temperate climate, warmed by the waters of the Gulf Stream, an exceptional variety of plants flourish here. The sub-tropcial gardens of Inverewe located here are simply stunning and offer visitors a memorable day out. The surrounding area offers a wealth of activities and places of interest. Golf, pony trekking, cycling, (bike hire available locally), fishing in loch, sea and river, as well as the opportunity for hill-walking and climbing in some of the most spectacular mountain scenery to be found anywhere in the Highlands. Close by is the Ben Eighe nature reserve in the heart of the spectacular Torridon mountains. Here there are walks and climbs for all abilities as well as some lovely picnic areas. Along the coast there are a variety of water-sports and boat trips. The nearby village of Gairloch also has superb beaches, interesting small shops, cafes and restaurants as well as whale-watching boat that runs from the harbour.