The Local Area

Things to Do

Poolewe

  • The picturesque village of Poolewe offers stunning walks around the bay, along the river Ewe, through woodland trails and mountain terrain. There are also ample biking routes waiting to be explored.
  • The National Trust’s Inverewe gardens are within a 15-minute walk where visitors can enjoy the heritage gardens and take a wildlife boat trip around the shores of the peninsula.
  • Tuesday is market day at Poolewe village hall where you can find an abundance of local arts, crafts and food delights.
  • Wednesday (summer months) is ceilidh night where you can dance and sing the night away with local artists and Scottish music.
  • For rainy days there is also a small indoor public swimming pool.
  • Poolewe village also has a hotel offering evening meals, shop and Post Office, a coffee shop, as well as the Button Bothy and second hand book shop.

Explore the surrounding villages and crofting communities on the NC 500 route.

Gairloch

  • Book a whale watching boat trip from the harbour.
  • Just a 10 minute drive away where woodland walks and beautiful beaches can be explored.
  • Visit the ‘Sitooterie’ an outdoor seating area to enjoy the views at the pier.
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Aultbea & Laide

  • Another short 15 minute drive away has the Russian Artic Convoy Museum which brings local history to life.
  • Laide woods has excellent forest walks to enjoy the vast array of wildlife and spectacular views.

Beaches

We are spoiled for choice on the west coast. Stunning beaches can be found in Gairloch and Firemore both within 15-minute drive. Travel further afield, within a 30-minute drive to the white sands of Mellon Udrigle, or the shallow waters of Gruinard and the magnificent Red Point beaches.

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Mission & Vision

Providing warm and welcoming accommodation with Highland hospitality in Poolewe. Offering a sumptuous breakfast to all our guests throughout the year. Whether on the North Coast 500 tour or a short break, Ross and Louise aim to ensure your stay at Corriness House Bed, Breakfast and Cottages is enjoyable and relaxing.

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