Where is the nearest Doctor?
Assynt Medical Practice, 6 Main Street, Lochinver IV27 4JZ – Tel: 01571 844755 or out of hours 844226
Where is the nearest Hospital?
Raigmore Hospital, Old Perth Road, Inverness, IV2 3UJ – Tel: 01463 704000
Where are the nearest shops?
Inverpark Stores (small Co-op), Inver Park, Lochinver, Lairg, IV27 4LN
Spar, 10 The Main Street, Lochinver, Lairg IV27 4JY
Tesco Express (small), Latheron Lane, Ullapool, IV26 2XB
Most major supermarkets are available in Inverness
Is there a butcher?
The nearest butcher is in Lochinver “S Greenlees & Son” on the left-hand side of the main street, just past the Spar – Tel: 01571 844526
Is there a fresh fish shop?
There is a fresh fish shop in Ullapool next door to the fish and chip shop “D M Seafoods”. Two mobile fish vans come to Lochinver on Wednesday between 12 noon and 2 pm. One parks opposite the Spar and the other parks further down the main street on the left-hand side.
Is there a home delivery service?
Asda will deliver to Loanan but not Glenbain. The postcode for Loanan is IV27 4HL
What public transport is available?
Public transport is sparse; the 809 bus, which travels from Ullapool to Lochinver, passes through Inchnadamph. Please be aware that Glenbain is one mile away from the main road. Citylink and Megabus have coaches to Ullapool from Inverness. There are no trains in the area.
Is there a BBQ at the house?
BBQs are not allowed at the properties due to the risk of wildfires.
What is the location of the properties?
For the location, the postcode for both properties is IV27 4HL. The App what3words shows the location for Glenbain as:
Is there offroad parking at the properties?
There is parking for one car at Loanan and three at Glenbain
Where is the nearest pub?
The Altnacealgach is eight miles east of Inchnadamph on the A837 heading towards Lairg. Other pubs and restaurants are located in Ullapool and Lochinver.
Is there any fishing and stalking in the area?
Trout fishing and stalking might be available when in season. For further information, please contact Craig Ross on 07789 911161. For Salmon fishing, contact Ossian Sporting Lets on 07920 724904
Are towels and bedding provided?
Towels and bedding are provided.
Is there a mobile signal in the area?
EE covers the area with a good signal at Loanan and a weak one at Glenbain.
Is there baking equipment in the kitchens?
The kitchens are equipped for general cooking but do not have baking equipment due to the limited space.
Where is the nearest Bottle bank?
This is in Lochinver, just off Main Street on the right-hand side. It is in the car park by the side of the church.
Is there a fish and chip shop?
One is at Achmelvich beach; please check for opening times or one in Ullapool. An Cala Café in Lochinver also sells takeaway fish and chips.