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TITLE
Badachro village
EXTERNAL ID
GAIRLOCHM_1001
PLACENAME
Badachro
DISTRICT
Gairloch
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Gairloch
SOURCE
Gairloch Heritage Museum
ASSET ID
6285
KEYWORDS
villages
landscapes
Badachro village

A view looking north-eastwards over the village of Badachro, out towards Loch Badachro and Gairloch.

Badachro is a remote fishing village located three kilometres south of Gairloch, on the banks of Loch Badachro. An excellent natural anchorage, it was a busy fishing village during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Cod was landed in the village and dried at the nearby curing stations at Eilean Horrisdale and Eilean Tioram.

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 village

ROSS: Gairloch

villages; landscapes

Gairloch Heritage Museum

Gairloch Heritage Museum, Photograph Collection

A view looking north-eastwards over the village of Badachro, out towards Loch Badachro and Gairloch. <br /> <br /> Badachro is a remote fishing village located three kilometres south of Gairloch, on the banks of Loch Badachro. An excellent natural anchorage, it was a busy fishing village during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Cod was landed in the village and dried at the nearby curing stations at Eilean Horrisdale and Eilean Tioram.<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>