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TITLE
The Hostel, Carn Dearg, Gairloch
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0558
PLACENAME
Carn Dearg
DISTRICT
Gairloch
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Gairloch
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32483
KEYWORDS
postcards
hostels
Ogilvie
Scottish Youth Hostel Association
The Hostel, Carn Dearg, Gairloch

This postcard shows the Hostel, Carn Dearg

Carn Dearg, meaning red rock, is situated on a rocky promontory on the northern shore of Loch Gairloch, looking towards Eilean Horrisdale and the Torridon Mountains. This former Victorian shooting lodge was donated by Mrs Mary Ogilvie to the Scottish Youth Hostel Association in 1931. It opened as a hostel on 13 May 1932.

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The Hostel, Carn Dearg, Gairloch

ROSS: Gairloch

1930s

postcards; hostels; Ogilvie; Scottish Youth Hostel Association

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows the Hostel, Carn Dearg<br /> <br /> Carn Dearg, meaning red rock, is situated on a rocky promontory on the northern shore of Loch Gairloch, looking towards Eilean Horrisdale and the Torridon Mountains. This former Victorian shooting lodge was donated by Mrs Mary Ogilvie to the Scottish Youth Hostel Association in 1931. It opened as a hostel on 13 May 1932.