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TITLE
Scourie Village & Bay looking towards Handa Island
EXTERNAL ID
PC_PWG_POSTCARDS_007
PLACENAME
Scourie
DISTRICT
Eddrachillis and Durness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Eddrachillis
PERIOD
1940s
SOURCE
PFW Grant
ASSET ID
29665
KEYWORDS
postcards
villages
tourism
bird watching
ornithology
crofters
townships
Scourie Village & Bay looking towards Handa Island

This postcard shows the village of Scourie on the west coast of Sutherland, with Scourie Bay in the background.

Scourie is a small village on the road from Kylestrome to Durness, a few miles west of Laxford Bridge. Originally a crofting township, the village is now a popular tourist destination for walkers and anglers and is renowned for palm trees, growing in the gardens of Scourie House, a result of the warming effects of the Gulf Stream.

The nearby island of Handa is a Nature Reserve with a large population of seabirds which include puffins and guillemots

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Scourie Village & Bay looking towards Handa Island

SUTHERLAND: Eddrachillis

1940s

postcards; villages; tourism; bird watching; ornithology; crofters; townships

PFW Grant

This postcard shows the village of Scourie on the west coast of Sutherland, with Scourie Bay in the background. <br /> <br /> Scourie is a small village on the road from Kylestrome to Durness, a few miles west of Laxford Bridge. Originally a crofting township, the village is now a popular tourist destination for walkers and anglers and is renowned for palm trees, growing in the gardens of Scourie House, a result of the warming effects of the Gulf Stream. <br /> <br /> The nearby island of Handa is a Nature Reserve with a large population of seabirds which include puffins and guillemots