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TITLE
Stack Polly and the road to Achiltibuie
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_1451
PLACENAME
Coigach
DISTRICT
Lochbroom
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochbroom
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
33373
KEYWORDS
postcards
Ross-shire
Ross and Cromarty
Wester Ross
hills
mountain
mountains
Stac Polly
rivers
hillwalking
Stack Polly and the road to Achiltibuie

This postcard shows a person guiding some sheep along the narrow road to Achiltibuie, with the hill Stack Polly in the background. The hill is known in Gaelic as 'Stac Pollaidh' and takes its name from the nearby River Polly, meaning 'river of pools'. It lies about eleven miles north of Ullapool in the Coigach district. Although not particularly high at only 2009 feet (613 metres), it has a distinctive shape and is popular with hill walkers.

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Stack Polly and the road to Achiltibuie

ROSS: Lochbroom

postcards; Ross-shire; Ross and Cromarty; Wester Ross; hills; mountain; mountains; Stac Polly; rivers; hillwalking

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows a person guiding some sheep along the narrow road to Achiltibuie, with the hill Stack Polly in the background. The hill is known in Gaelic as 'Stac Pollaidh' and takes its name from the nearby River Polly, meaning 'river of pools'. It lies about eleven miles north of Ullapool in the Coigach district. Although not particularly high at only 2009 feet (613 metres), it has a distinctive shape and is popular with hill walkers.