Achiltibuie is the nearest village, 5 miles away.

Fresh milk and groceries, fish and seafood are available at the licensedAchiltibuie Stores (www.achiltibuiestores.com) and there is also a petrol and diesel pump.

Achiltibuie has a post office, a public telephone box, a hotel and bar (the Summer Isles Hotel), a hydroponicum (www.hydroponicum.com) and a chapel.


The Coigach Community Hall has a library, a doctor’s surgery and recreational facilities, including badminton and pool. It also holds regular concerts, ceilidhs and art events.
Nearby, there is also the Coigach Craft and Gift Shop at Polbain, which serves tea and coffee, and from which loch and river fishing permits may be obtained.

Ullapool has full shopping facilities if needed.

Eating Out

Bar meals with excellent, fresh sea food are available at the Fuaran Bar at Altandhu and the Summer Isles Bar in Achiltibuie.