Some Links

If you want to explore the region when here, there are many great villages and locations within easy driving from Eddrachillis Cottages. The following are some suggestions of places you might want to visit and things to do. Eddrachillis Cottages are ideally situated for hill walking, bird watching, fishing, sea kayaking, and wildlife cruises.
There is an abundance of wildlife, interesting geology, beautiful beaches and a rich archaeological history.

  • Handa Island


    This island is a nature reserve and great location. Take a ferry over and spend time exploring the island and viewing the thousands of sea birds including puffin.

  • Handa Ferry

    Dolphin Watching

    The ferry to Handa operates in the season when the island is open to visitors. Please check it is running as seasonal. A great day out.

  • Scourie Wildlife Cruises

    Scourie Wildlife Cruises

    Scourie Wildlife Cruises offer angling, cruises, diving and charter trips along the coast and out to see the spectacular marine life.

  • North West GeoPark

    North West GeoPark

    The geology of the region is unique and hugely important. Find out why, what to see and places worth visiting whilst here.

  • Fishing


    There are numerous lochs and rivers in the area where you can fish. Permits are required, please follow this link for more details.

  • Scourie


    Find out what is happening at Scourie and a little more about the community and history of the village including local events that are on.

  • Hill Walking

    Hill Walking

    We are surrounded by hills and mountains offering walks and climbs at all levels. Take a look here for some suggested routes and guides.

  • Ridgway Adventure

    Ridgway Adventure

    Local Adventure Courses, Sea Kayaking and other outdoor activities - highly recommended by us and our family.

  • Eddrachilles Hotel

    Eddrachilles Hotel

    Eddrachilles Hotel - a good lunch with a view and excellent dinner, less than one minute walk from our Cottages.

Some other links of interest

Sandwood Bay - one of the best beaches in the world
Durness - Balnakeil Craft Village and all things Durness
Smoo Cave - the largest coastline cave in the UK
Royal Dornoch Golf Course - ranked No 6 in world, No 1 in Scotland - 65 miles away.
Durness Gold Course - 40 miles north
Ullapool Golf Course - 40 miles south
Assynt - information about the area
Welcome Ullapool - information about Ullapool and Loch Broom
Kylesku Hotel great place to eat
Scourie Hotel another good bar and restaurant
Cape Wrath visit the most north westerly part of mainland Britain
Visit Scotland - information about the Highlands