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Things to do around Badachro and Gairloch

A boat tied up in Badachro Bay

A boat in Badachro Bay

What will you remember Badachro and The Gairloch for? The creel fishing trip with Ian, the sunset stroll at Redpoint beach, that night at the Badachro Inn or the exhilarating view over the Torridons from the ‘Fairy Lochs’?

There really is so much to do in the area. With both stunning beaches and wilderness hill treks only a few minutes drive from us, the Torridon mountain range within easy reach, world renowned whale watching and boat trips from Gairloch harbour and so much more, Badachro is a superb & ideal base for your Highland holiday.

Included below are links to lots of local organisations & information sources to help plan your stay.

Walk Highlands – so many fantastic beach, wood & hill walks to enjoy – so little time…

Badachro Distillery – Enjoy the Visitor Experience at our small-batch, artisan gin distillery. Book ahead to make sure you secure your place, only 6 places available on Mondays and Thursdays from May to September.

Badachro Inn – great beer, great wine, great food and a wonderful beer garden with a stunning view.

Sail Badachro – Chartered cruises and skippered charters from Badachro Bay in the stunning waters around the west of Scotland.

Latitude 57 – a great and tasteful wee gift shop in Badachro

Tourist Information – visit the GALE centre – more than your average tourist office!

Whistle Stop Cafe – 30 mins drive away in Kinlochewe, but well worth the effort.

Creel boat trips – learn not only about creel fishing, but also about the wildlife and history of Badachro.

Glass Bottom Boat trips – discover underwater life, but not as you know it.

Whale Watching – Visit minke whales, dolphins, basking sharks and more in their natural environment.

Inverewe Gardens – world famous gardens run by the National Trust for Scotland – stunning & tranquil.

Perfume Studio – a unique destination for gifts & lunch with fantastic views.

Gairloch Golf Club – probably the best wee course in Scotland!

Gairloch Trekking Centre – delightful trekking on the beaches at Red Point.

Gairloch Museum – a fascinating insight into the area, local history and local culture

Russian Arctic Convoys – a museum is planned to tell the critical & fascinating story

Gairloch Leisure Centre – a gym, fitness programmes – use our corporate  membership for free

Ewe Canoe – unforgettable paddling adventures for all

Swimming Pool – Poolewe pool – use our corporate  membership for free

Extraordinary wildlife – from Sea Eagles to rare lichen, whales to pine martins

Walking – up into the hills or along quiet, stretching, golden beaches; there are walks to suit every level.

And there’s more, including cycling, beach, strolling, fishing; the list goes on & on!
We suggest that you visit the Visit Wester Ross website for information about the many activities available in the area.