Poolewe Hotel

Poolewe, Highland

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Poolewe Hotel is situated in the picturesque village of Poolewe on the shore of Loch Ewe near Gairloch on the NW Coast of Scotland, just 90 minutes drive from Inverness Airport where you can easily hire a car for the beautiful journey to Poolewe. Alternatively the nearest train station is Achnasheen, about 1 hr journey time from Inverness . From Inverness there are connections to the north and south with a daily direct train to London. There is also a sleeper service to Kings Cross Station.
    Nearby Points of Interest
  • Inverewe Gardens (1 mi)
  • The Gardens were founded and established by Osgood MacKenzie whose ancestor Hector Roy, was a direct descendant of King Robert II. They have over the years achieved international fame and renown
  • Gairloch Museum (6 mi)
  • Presents a record of life in the area from pre-history to the present day.
  • Poolewe Tuesday Market (0.5 mi)
  • Poolewe Tuesday Market is a great day out for all the family to enjoy, not only with stalls full of interesting items locally handcrafted, but other fun and interesting things to see and do.
  • Loch Ewe Distillery (6 mi)
  • The Loch Ewe Distillery is the brainchild of John Clotworthy who, as well as being the proprietor of the Drumchork Hotel in Aultbea, is a Scottish Licensed Trade Association Whisky Ambassador. John's dream has come true - he has transformed a garage behind his hotel into a 'distillery in a cave'. Drumchork Estate, Aultbea, Wester Ross, IV22 2HU. Email: info@lochewedistillery.co.uk Telephone: 01445 731242.
  • Garden Cottage Nursery (2 mi)
  • A family-run retail plant nursery who have been growing & selling an extremely wide selection of plants in the Scottish Highlands since 1979. Garden Cottage Nursery Tournaig Poolewe Achnasheen Wester Ross IV22 2LH United Kingdom tel: 01445 781777 M: 07796200147 Email: ben@gcnursery.co.uk http://www.gcnursery.co.uk/contact.htm
  • Nearby Activities
  • Ewe Canoe (0 mi)
  • We offer fun and exciting paddling experiences amongst sheltered sea lochs, wide sandy bays and exploring the beautiful inland lochs.Learn to paddle Improve skills Families welcome Explore wild Wester Ross Individually tailored to suit youFriendly, qualified and experienced instructors ensure that your adventure with us is fun, informative and memorable.All safety equipment is provided and we are fully insured through the Scottish Canoe Association, providing you with peace of mi
  • Gairloch Marine Wildlife centre & Cruises (6 mi)
  • Established in 1989 Gairloch Marine Life Centre & Cruises is one of the longest running marine wildlife operators in Europe and has the longest running porpoise survey world-wide. We offer scenic and wildlife survey cruises around Gairloch, on the magnificent west coast of the Highlands of Scotland, with the emphasis on research and education.
  • Gairloch Trekking Centre (6 mi)
  • Established in May 2000 our fully licensed centre operates to a very high standard, with friendly knowledgeable staff and qualified instructors.We have a wide selection of well mannered horses and ponies to suit all ages and abilities.Come and ride with us along different private pathways, through rugged hills, forestry and streams in breathtaking scenery.
  • Garden Cottage Nursery (2 mi)
  • We are a family-run retail plant nursery. We have been growing & selling an extremely wide selection of plants here in the Scottish Highlands since 1979
  • Go Further Scotland (0 mi)
  • Provide personalised and tailored guided coastal and/or mountain walking, scrambling, rock climbing and running in Torridon, Skye and the North West Highlands. Will suit people of all abilities, individuals, families and small groups. Contact: Go Further Scotland, 9 Melvaig, Gairloch, Ross-shire IV21 2EA | 01445 771260
  • Local Events
  • Wilderness Challenge (0.5 mi)
  • We welcome new and previous entrants alike to the 28th GWC as we set out to raise funds for Highland Hospice and other associated, local and national charities. Since 1986 the event has raised over £2.9 million and with your help we can hopefully take this total over the £3 million mark this year!
  • Local Amenities
  • Swimming Pool (0.5 mi)
  • Poolewe & District Swimming Pool Association is a Registered Charity - No. SC008522
  • Gairloch Golf Course (6 mi)
  • Gairloch Golf Club occupies a fabulous location above a beautiful long sandy beach with the Minch and the islands of Skye, Harris and Lewis to the west, the mountains of Torridon to the south, and the wilderness of Letterewe to the east. To the north lies Ullapool, the gateway to the Western Isles.
  • Gale Centre (5.8 mi)
  • Tourist Information Point, local knowledge on walks and activities/events in the area. Stockists of a wide range of Ordinance survey maps and hiking guides. GALE also runs year round markets, for further information Tel: 01445712071, Achtercairn, Gairloch IV21 2BH Email:enquiries@galeactionforum.co.uk
  • Village Store and Post Office (0.5 mi)
  • General store and post office just down the road from the Hotel. Poolewe, Achnasheen, Ross-shire, IV22 2JU Tel: 01445 781240
  • The Perfume Studio (9.5 mi)
  • Pay a visit to Scotland’s only working perfume studio in Wester Ross on the shores of Loch Ewe in Mellon Charles, The Perfume Studio designs and produces an original range of handmade perfumes, fragrances, skin creams, toiletries, and soaps which are sold in the gift shop. Locally sourced products are also available for purchase including clothing, jewellery, cards, accessories and children’s items. Tel: 1445 731618 Mellon Charles, Loch Ewe, Wester Ross IV22 2JL
North/South
(20.0mi, 32.2km)

From the north via Dundonell (A832) Laide and Aultbea. About 55 miles From Ullapool.

From the south via Kinlochewe and Gairloch. About 45 miles from Achnasheen.

http://www.fixmytransport.com/operators/westerbus/routes
Inverness
(75.0mi, 120.7km)

The nearest station is Achnasheen about 1 hr journey time from Inverness . From Inverness there are connections to the north and south with a daily direct train to London. There is also a sleeper service to Kings Cross.

http://www.scotrail.co.uk/travelinfo/station/inv.html
Airport
(80.0mi, 128.7km)

The most convenient airports are Inverness (80 miles) and Glasgow (210 miles)

http://www.hial.co.uk/inverness-airport/

Ratings & Awards

Visit Scotland 3 Stars Small Hotel

Guest Reviews

Overall rating: 4.2 out of 5
 Just here for one night to visit the nearby Inverewe gardens. Room a bit small though fine for one night. Shower also small and ill lit as 2 light bulbs were not working. Food was very good though the staff a bit run off their feet in the evening. 
Liz / Jul 17
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