Fly fishing is a wonderful activity for both beginner and experienced angler: it can take you away from the hustle and bustle and give you the chance to relax be it on the side of one of Assynts many lochs or on one of the river banks. Assynt has a large and beautiful selection of lochs and rivers to choose from and you can discover more about fly fishing opportunities here: (http://assyntflyfishing.com).
Whether it’s angling on the coast or off the side of a boat, angling (assyntanglinginfo.org.uk) is a fun activity enjoyed in all types of weather.
Kayaking is both a fun and physical activity for all ages. Assynt has a large selection of lochs and rivers as well as a fantastic coast line. Seeing Assynts stunning scenery from the side of a kayak is a wonderful experience. Discover more with North West Sea Kayaking (http://www.norwestseakayaking.com/)
Walking is a fantastic way to exercise the mind and body. There are many fantastic walks, paths and trails around Assynt and Lochinver. Whether it’s walking up one of Assynt’s mountains or taking a stroll through one of its woods, along its coastline or on one of its many beaches, it’s enjoyed by young and old of all levels. Find a route to suit you (https://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/)
Kylesku boat tours (http://kyleskuboattours.com ) offer an excellent tour for all the family, a chance to see the stunning landscape but also a chance to see the variety of local wild life; gulls, seals, sea eagles, deer and otters to name but a few.
Highland stoneware pottery http://highlandstoneware.com/ is a local run business making world renowned pottery that will sit well in any homes cupboard for years and years to come – a fond memory of your time in Lochinver and Assynt.
Assynt Aromas (http://www.assyntaromas.co.uk/ ) is a locally run family soap company with a candle shop and secret tea garden – well worth a visit!
Why not take advantage of our own mountain bikes for exploring the magnificent scenery surrounding Lochinver.