Things to see and do



There are numerous sandy beaches and plentiful walks which, combined with turquoise seas and ever changing light, make Wester Ross unforgettable.

Rich in wildlife and steeped in history, Poolewe and the surrounding area will provide you with an abundance of things to see and do: From Archaeology to Geology and from adventurous activities, to sitting back and watching the world go by, we’re convinced there’s something for everyone.

At the furthest end of the 8 mile stretch of the Western side of Loch Ewe, you will find Cove with it’s relics and remnants of the Russian Artic Convoy, Firemore Beach, with a stunning view of Loch Ewe and the Mountains. You may be lucky enough to see an otter!


Inverewe Gardens, Poolewe

 Perfume Studio, Mellon Charles

Gairloch Heritage Museum, Gairloch

Artic Convoy Exhibition, Aultbea

Poolewe market (Every Tuesday from April-October, Gairloch market at the GALE centre market (Mondays) and Tourist Information

Poolewe Ceilidhs, once a week throughout the summer months.


NC 500 road trip


Firemore, near Inverasdale

Gruinard Bay,  near Laide

Mellon Udrigle, near Laide

Melvaig, near Gairloch

Red Point, near Big Sands