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TITLE
Achmelvich
EXTERNAL ID
AB_LL_ACHMELVICH_02
PLACENAME
Achmelvich
DISTRICT
Assynt
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Assynt
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
Janine Donald
SOURCE
Am Baile
ASSET ID
461
KEYWORDS
Sutherland
Lochinver
Achmelvich
Loch Roe
beach
sandy
hostel
camping
Hermit's Castle
Achmelvich

A view of Achmelvich beach, located approximately 5 kilometres north along the coast from Lochinver in Sutherland. A group of small sailing boats can be seen pulled up the beach.

Made up of a series of small, stunning beaches, convenient accommodation can be found in the nearby youth hostel, as well as at the camping and caravan park.

Aside from the beach, the 'Hermit's castle' is another local highlight, often arousing curiosity and incredulity in equal measure. Built by David Scott, an English architect, in the 1950s, some have claimed it to be Europe's smallest castle. Today, it is occasionally used as a bothy by travellers.

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Achmelvich

SUTHERLAND: Assynt

2000s

Sutherland; Lochinver; Achmelvich; Loch Roe; beach; sandy; hostel; camping; Hermit's Castle

Am Baile

A view of Achmelvich beach, located approximately 5 kilometres north along the coast from Lochinver in Sutherland. A group of small sailing boats can be seen pulled up the beach.<br /> <br /> Made up of a series of small, stunning beaches, convenient accommodation can be found in the nearby youth hostel, as well as at the camping and caravan park. <br /> <br /> Aside from the beach, the 'Hermit's castle' is another local highlight, often arousing curiosity and incredulity in equal measure. Built by David Scott, an English architect, in the 1950s, some have claimed it to be Europe's smallest castle. Today, it is occasionally used as a bothy by travellers.