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Loch Shin, By Lairg, Sutherland



IV27 4NY,  Scotland

Local Area Information

The Overscaig is located at the heart of Sutherland - one of the last wilderness areas in the UK, maybe Europe. Sutherland is one of the largest counties but has a population of just 10,000 - so people are few and far between. The scenic beauty is stunning and varies form the flat expanses of peatland moors to rugged mountains on the west coast with golden beaches that stretch for miles. Most roads in the area are single track with passing places ensuring none of the scenery is missed!

How to Find Us

(approx 70 miles)

Head north on the A9 from Inverness, turning off to Bonar Bridge just after Tain. Follow the road to Bonar Bridge then head for Lairg. Pass through Lairg on the road for Tongue (A836) then after a few miles turn left on to the A838 heading for Durness and Kinlochbervie. We are 17 miles from Lairg and it's mostly single track road - so don't drive too fast!
(approx 80 miles)

From Inverness Airport you will need to hire a car or take a bus in to Inverness (10 miles) so that you can connect with either bus or train to Lairg. If taking the bus or train please note that it is not likely that there will be a connection from the train station or bus stop in Lairg unless you have orgainsed a taxi to collect you. We are in a remote place!