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Stac Pollaidh – Reach the 612m heights of Stac Pollaidh by mountain path. Start from the car park on the banks of Loch Lurgainn and arrive among weathered sandstone pinnacles and gullies. Breathtaking views across the Minch. A circular path around the base of the cliffs offers an easier alternative route.

Inverpolly Forest – Native woodland featuring birch, hazel and rowan species. Ideal area for bird and wildlife watching. From the path near Linnerainach, discover a diversity of habitats against the backdrop of Torridonian sandstone mountains.

The Summer Isles – A popular area for sea kayaking, diving and island cruises. Take a trip to Tanera Mor, the only inhabited island in the Summer Isles archipelago. There are no roads on the island – but you may be lucky and see otter tracks! Visit the post office famous for printing its own stamps since 1970.

Achnahaird Sands – The perfect family camping site with views to the north, this long sandy beach lies close to the scenic village of Achiltibuie and the attractions of the Achiltibuie Smokehouse and The Hydroponicum. Sand dunes hide an important archaeological site while the coastline offers low level walks with interesting geological features.

Coigach Community Hall – Find a wealth of information on local heritage and community events. Home to a café and the local library, Coigach Community Hall provides opportunities for indoor sports and hosts exhibitions and events.

Falls of Kirkaig – A twisting single track road leads you through a complicated landscape formed of ancient Lewisian Gneiss. The 20m falls are accessed by a path which also acts as an approach for climbing the mountain Suilven. In July or August you may see salmon leaping in the gorge below as you head to the falls.

Ben More Coigach and Cul Mor – Shaped by glaciers and scarred by wind and weather, these peaks dominate the landscape around Achiltibuie.

Knockan Crag Visitor Centre – Rock art, rock trails and the turf-roofed rock room make this a great destination for discovering more about the geology and natural history of the Geopark. Let the rocks around Knockan Crag tell the story of 3000 million years of history.

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