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North West Sutherland NSA, Visitor & Tourism Guide

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As remote as it gets within the UK
All the way at the top of Scotland on its north west coast.

The Assynt-Coigach NSA is just south and the Kyle of Tongue NSA to the east. Views across The Minch towards the Western Isles.

Handa Island
Across the Sound of Handa from the mainland but still within the National Scenic Area is Handa Island. In the region of 200,000 seabirds breed on the island which is managed by the Scottish Wildlife Trust. Check out the website link provided for more information. It's possible to catch a boat from Tarbet to the island.

If you're looking for mountain adventure, try North West Sutherland's highest point, Foinaven (908m).

Sandwood Bay and Cape Wrath
To the north of this National Scenic Area are the stunning Sandwood Bay and Scotland's most north westerly point, Cape Wrath. Also, experience Smoo Caves by Durness to the east of Cape Wrath.

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Ardvreck Castle

Located in Inchnadamph, Highland, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 16.0 miles away.

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Suilven, Highland

Located in Lochinver, Highland, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 19.4 miles away.

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Dunrobin Castle

Located in Golspie, Highland, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 47.5 miles away.

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Mackays Rooms And Restaurant, Durness
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Approximately 15.5 miles away.

Total Rooms: 7; Rates: 120 - 120 Per Night

This small, modern retreat provides fantastic food and Highland chic near Cape Wrath and Sandwood Bay Unwind, relax and enjoy the stylish home-from-home atmosphere Mackays is a premier place to stay in the northwest corn...

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Inver Lodge, Lochinver
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Approximately 18.4 miles away.

Total Rooms: 20; Rates: 75 - 160 Per Night

Overlooking Lochinver Bay, Inver Lodge Hotel has a superb restaurant, a sauna and free Wi-Fi This hotel offers luxurious facilities in a tranquil hillside setting Inver Lodge provides spacious rooms with magnificent view...

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Approximately 23.0 miles away.

Rates: 289 - 650 Per Week

Within 150 yards of the sea and stunning coastal views this 'Croft by the Sea' enjoys a beautiful and utterly peaceful setting at the end of a crofting strath. This is the perfect spot for those wanting a truly &...

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