This is prime hill-walking country where sightings of the rare golden eagle, sea eagle and pine marten aren’t uncommon. The group of lochs in the area aren’t shy of local wildlife too. Loch Roe to the north west of Lochinver, is home to colonies of seals and is very popular for nature lovers exploring the area.
With around 200 or so lochans, Lochinver is a very popular fishing spot in the Northern Highlands – particularly with anglers. In fact, Lochinver is the second largest fishing port in Scotland, and you’ll notice the busy harbour crowd daily with local and visiting vessels.
Exploring the breath-taking scenery around Lochniver is best done on foot, and walks to the nearby village of Achmelvich to the north west, is well worth a trek. The beach here is a hidden gem and one of many pristine beaches in the area you will delight in visiting.