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TITLE
Badachro Bay showing Aird and Horrisdale
EXTERNAL ID
GAIRLOCHM_117
PLACENAME
Badachro
DISTRICT
Gairloch
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Gairloch
SOURCE
Gairloch Heritage Museum
ASSET ID
5203
KEYWORDS
villages
coasts
Badachro Bay showing Aird and Horrisdale

A view of Badachro Bay, showing Aird and the Isle of Horrisdale.

The Isle of Horrisdale, along with the Dry Isle, was the location of one of the two cod curing stations in the region, where fish was brought in from Gairloch and the surrounding communities to be dried.

The cod fishing industry has long since declined, but lobsters, crabs and prawns are still landed at the village, bound for markets in the south and in Europe. The village's excellent harbour means that it is also a popular anchorage for yachts.


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Badachro Bay showing Aird and Horrisdale

ROSS: Gairloch

villages; coasts

Gairloch Heritage Museum

Gairloch Heritage Museum, Photograph Collection

A view of Badachro Bay, showing Aird and the Isle of Horrisdale.<br /> <br /> The Isle of Horrisdale, along with the Dry Isle, was the location of one of the two cod curing stations in the region, where fish was brought in from Gairloch and the surrounding communities to be dried. <br /> <br /> The cod fishing industry has long since declined, but lobsters, crabs and prawns are still landed at the village, bound for markets in the south and in Europe. The village's excellent harbour means that it is also a popular anchorage for yachts. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: info@gairlochheritagemuseum.org">Gairloch Heritage Museum</a>