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Assynt and Coigach Local Walks

Assynt and Coigach Local Walks

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Walk Length Time
Knockan Crag trail 2km 1 hour
Clashnessie Bay and Falls 2.25km 45 minutes
Leitir Easaidh all-abilities path, Little Assynt 2.5km 45 minutes
Culag Woods, Lochinver 3km 1 hour
Clachtoll Beach and the Broch 3km 1 – 1.5 hours
Uamh an Tartair, Knockan, Elphin 3.75km 1 – 1.5 hours
Achmelvich Beach and Alltan’abradhan 6km 2 hours
Culnacraig circular 7.75km 1.5 – 2 hours
Acheninver Hostel and Badenscallie 3.25km 1 hour
Polglass broch and Rubha Dunan 4km 1 hour
Loch an t-Sabhail circuit, Little Assynt 4.5km 1.5 – 2 hours
Bone Caves circuit, near Inchnadamph 4.5km 1.5 – 2 hours
Falls of Kirkaig, Inverkirkaig 7km 2.5 – 3 hours
Traligill Caves, Inchnadamph 7km 2 – 2.5 hours
River Inver and Glencanisp circuit 7.5km 2.5 – 3 hours
Stac Pollaidh ridge and circuit 4.5km 2 – 4 hours
The Old Man of Stoer and the point 7km 2.5 – 3.5 hours
Sgùrr an Fhìdhleir – the Fiddler 8km 3.5 – 4.5 hours
Achnahaird Bay circuit 8.5km 2.5 – 4 hours
Eas a’ Chual Aluinn – Britain’s highest waterfall 9.75km 4.5 – 5.5 hours
Rubha Coigich circuit, Reiff 19km 5 – 7 hours
Across Assynt: Elphin to Lochinver 19km 5 – 7 hours
Cùl Beag 10.5km 4 – 5 hours
Ben Mór Coigach and Sgùrr an Fhìdhleir 10.5km 5 – 7 hours
Canisp 12km 5 – 6 hours
Cùl Mòr 13.5km 4 – 5.5 hours
Quinag: three Corbetts 14km 7.5 – 8.5 hours
Glas Bheinn from Inchnadamph 15.75km 5.5 – 6.5 hours
Ben More Assynt and Conival 17.25km 8.5 – 10 hours
Breabag and the Caves of Assynt 20km 7 – 9 hours
Suilven 20km 7 – 9 hours
Cape Wrath Trail 376km 2-3 weeks
Scottish National Trail 864km 6 weeks

Things to do in Around Achmelvich

The beach is perfect for all water-sports and activities and there is plenty of hillwalking, mountain-climbing and fishing to be done in the surrounding area.
Old Man of Stoer is a 60 meters (200 ft) high sea stack in Sutherland


The Old Man of Stoer is a 60 meters (200 ft) high sea stack in Sutherland,

Achmelvich beach from the sea

Water Sports

The beach is situated right beside the caravan site, it has safe, clean waters for a range of activities.

top view of fishing rods and fishing net on wooden planks


You can find out where to fish and get your permits

Loch Assynt

Local Walks

Discover Scotland, one step at a time