The local village of Lochinver, 4-miles from the caravan site, has a range of shops and restaurants

 

Available is;

  • Spar - with petrol pumps (which hopefully will be 24 hour pumps soon)
  • Costcutters
  • Newsagents
  • A RBS cash machine - there is a mobile bank that is in Lochinver twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays
  • The Lochinver Larder (who have won awards for their pies)
  • Coffee & trade shop The Village Green
  • Rockpool - a shop with jewellery, gifts and candles with an outerwear department with things like waterproof jackets, flasks and wetsuits
  • Greenlees & Son Butchers
  • The Tourist Information Centre - please note this has shut down but, temporarily there will be some facilities from the TIC available in the reception area of An Cala Café and bunkhouse
  • Highland Stoneware (for all your pottery needs)
  • Inver Lodge Hotel - with a Chef Roux restaurant
  • Peet's Restaurant
  • The Caberfeildh bar and restaurant  
  • Post Office (now located in the Spar) 
  • Assynt Medical Centre (Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapist, etc.)
  • Assynt Leisure Centre - there is a gym and sports hall as well as computers for internet use
  • An Cala Cafe (formerly Lochinver Mission) - a cafe/restaurant open until 8pm, with a bunk house above
  • The Culag Hotel and Wayfarers Pub
  • Achins Book Shop and café - not located in Lochinver, it is in Inverkirkaig which is approx. 4 miles in the direction of the coastal route south 
  • Every second Friday there is a craft market in Lochinver Village Hall featuring some wonderful locally made products - next one is

 You can walk to the village on the road or over the hill (on the footpath to Baddidarroch) in approx. 1 hour.


There are a number of mountains in the area - including Suilven, Canisp, Quinag and Ben Mor Assynt - which are a great attraction to hill walkers and hikers (please check the mountain walks and local walks pages for more information).  Also, if you like fishing you can purchase a permit for the local lochs in a number of the local shops, or take your chances from the rocks to catch mainly pollock, though there are sometimes some mackerel.

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