Torridon cottages

If you are a lover of the great outdoors and discovering new places, then Torridon should be on your bucket list. Set beneath three dramatic mountains on the shore of Upper Loch Torridon in Wester Ross, this area has it all to challenge even the most experienced walker. With cliffs, gorges, green wooded slopes and twisting past lochans, this is a great base with which to explore the surrounding countryside. If you are after a peaceful and relaxing vibe then this is the place for you, escape from the everyday bustle to a place of tranquillity. Look out for some of the spectacular wildlife that resides in the area, particularly golden eagles. Check in and breathe out in one of our Torridon cottages.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in Torridon

Torridon, a remote and stunningly beautiful area in the Scottish Highlands, offers a range of outdoor activities and breathtaking landscapes. Here are the top five things to see and do in Torridon:

  1. Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve: Explore the ancient Caledonian pine forest of Beinn Eighe, Scotland's first National Nature Reserve. Hike through trails, spot diverse wildlife, and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

  2. Liathach and Beinn Alligin: Take on the challenging hikes up Liathach and Beinn Alligin, two iconic Torridon Munros (mountains over 3,000 feet). These hikes offer breathtaking vistas and a true sense of Highland wilderness.

  3. Loch Torridon: Enjoy the tranquil beauty of Loch Torridon, a sea loch surrounded by rugged mountains. Take leisurely walks along the shoreline, go fishing, or simply admire the stunning reflections on the water.

  4. Mountain Biking and Scenic Drives: Explore the area on two wheels with mountain biking trails suitable for different levels of experience. Alternatively, take a scenic drive along the North Coast 500 route, passing through Torridon's magnificent landscapes.

  5. The Torridon: Treat yourself to a stay or a meal at The Torridon, a luxury hotel with stunning views of the loch and mountains. It's an excellent base for outdoor activities and relaxation.

Bonus: Discover the village of Shieldaig with its charming harbour, take a boat trip on the loch to appreciate the scenery from the water, or simply revel in the peace and tranquillity of this remote Highland gem.

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