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TITLE
Scourie Village
EXTERNAL ID
PC_PWG_POSTCARDS_011
PLACENAME
Scourie
DISTRICT
Eddrachillis and Durness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Eddrachillis
PERIOD
1940s
SOURCE
PFW Grant
ASSET ID
29670
KEYWORDS
postcards
villages
tourism
bird watching
ornithology
crofters
townships
Scourie Village

This postcard shows the village of Scourie in west Sutherland.

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

SUTHERLAND: Eddrachillis

1940s

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

PFW Grant

This postcard shows the village of Scourie in west Sutherland. <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. The nearby island of Handa is a Nature Reserve with a large population of seabirds which include puffins and guillemots