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TITLE
Entrance to Achiltibuie
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0613
PLACENAME
Achiltibuie
DISTRICT
Lochbroom
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochbroom
PERIOD
1930s; 1940s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32533
KEYWORDS
coigach
loch lurgain
achiltibuie
Entrance to Achiltibuie

Achiltibuie and its smaller adjoining hamlets form the parish of Coigach, a traditional crofting and fishing community of a couple of hundred houses sprinkled between mountain and shore on a peninsula looking over the Summer Isles and the sea.

Coigach is the peninsula north of Ullapool, in Wester Ross in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland. It abuts Assynt further to the north.

Like its more northerly neighbour, it is an area of astonishing but stark beauty, with mountains rising sheer to dizzying heights from quiet lochs.

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Entrance to Achiltibuie

ROSS: Lochbroom

1930s; 1940s

coigach; loch lurgain; achiltibuie;

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

Achiltibuie and its smaller adjoining hamlets form the parish of Coigach, a traditional crofting and fishing community of a couple of hundred houses sprinkled between mountain and shore on a peninsula looking over the Summer Isles and the sea.<br /> <br /> Coigach is the peninsula north of Ullapool, in Wester Ross in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland. It abuts Assynt further to the north.<br /> <br /> Like its more northerly neighbour, it is an area of astonishing but stark beauty, with mountains rising sheer to dizzying heights from quiet lochs.