Opportunities abound

Explore a plethora of delightful walks catering to various abilities in our local area. During your stay, make use of our comprehensive walking books provided right at the house. Moreover, indulge in the abundance of stunning beaches nearby, perfect for a relaxing beach day or a scenic coastline stroll. Family-friendly favorites include Big Sand beach, Gairloch beach, Redpoint beach, Mellon Udrigle, Firemore beach, and Gruinard beach. Discover the beauty of the Scottish coast with ease during your stay!

Elevate your holiday experience with exhilarating adventures along Scotland’s West coast aboard a boat trip. Immerse yourself in a wide array of sea and freshwater fishing opportunities within the area. Additionally, indulge in thrilling activities such as golf, pony trekking, falconry, and archery. If relaxation is more your style, tantalize your taste buds with locally sourced delights at our charming local restaurants and inns. Dive into unforgettable experiences and flavours during your stay!

Local produce Clarsach cottage
Hill walking near Clarsach cottage looking down towards Gairloch

There are many walks in the local area for a wide range of abilities. We have walking books on our bookshelf that you can use during your stay and will give you many delightful walks to choose from.


The area has an abundance of amazing beaches, great for a beach day or a coastline walk. We particularly enjoy Big Sand beach, Gairloch beach, Redpoint beach, Mellon Udrigle, Firemore beach and Gruinard beach.


Water sports/Guided outdoor activities

Add a bit of extra excitement to your holiday, get active and explore Scotland’s West coast.


For golf enthusiasts, there is a lovely 9 hole golf course in Gairloch.

Boat hire

For those wanting to have their own sea adventure.

Glendale boat hire, Gairloch, Wester Ross

Sea cruises

The waters on the west coast are full of sea life and the views from the water are spectacular, a trip on one of the boats trips is a must.  We advise booking in advance of your stay to avoid disappointment.

Falconry and archery

There are plenty of opportunities to fish in the local area.  It is advisable to contact the relevant estates in advance of your stay.

Fishing in the Gairloch area

Pony trekking

Their website invites you to come and enjoy pony trekking on the beautiful Red Point beaches with breath-taking scenery all-round.

Badachro Distillery

Their website describes how they have ‘Scotland’s West coast captured in a bottle’.

Gairloch Museum

Art Fund Museum of the Year 2020, situated in a converted nuclear bunker which showcases the history, culture and natural heritage of Gairloch and the surrounding area.

Russian Artic Convoy Museum

Loch Ewe was a hive of activity during the war and it was the point of departure for many of the convoys bound for Russia. The Museum and Exhibition Centre is a lasting legacy to those who braved Arctic waters under constant threat of attack from enemy aircraft and u-boats.


Inverewe Gardens

Described as having rare species which thrive in this heritage garden as the effects of the Gulf Stream meet the Highlands – a great trip for garden enthusiasts.

Attadale Gardens

Another exceptional garden for an enjoyable visit.

Beinn Eighe Nature Reserve

From Clarsach,  you can easily explore the Wester Ross section of the famous North Coast 500.

Clarsach Cottage black and white outside dining

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