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Being on the coast, as well as the abundance of lochs in the area, Kyleksu is the perfect base for spending days out sea kayaking, fishing or even snorkelling (if you’re brave enough to get in!)
Hamlet Mountaineering, based a short drive North from Kylesku, offers mountain guiding, Canadian canoeing and kayaking. You can choose a day out kayaking, or a longer expedition with knowledgeable guides who will teach about the flora, fauna and geology of the area. www.hamletmountaineering.com
A bit further sound than Kylesku, North West Sea Kayaking offers sea kayaking expeditions to local sights such as Handa Island, as well a mountain guiding and camping trips. You can choose a half day of activities, or extend it to longer if you wish. www.northwestseakayaking.com
Similar to the other two companies, Ridgeway Adventure, based near Durness, can cater to all your kayaking and mountain needs. They also run summer camps for young people, creating bespoke adventures on a group by group basis. www.ridgeway-adeventure.co.uk
Near Lochinver, Little Assynt Lodge is an estate that is ideal for deer stalking and fishing. The old lodge has a long history of traditional outdoor pursuits, and have all the equipment and experience necessary to help you make the most of your stay. www.lochassyntlodge.com
All of the staff at Kylesku are happy to help you plan activities for the duration of your stay in the area. By the time you leave, we hope you have enjoyed yourself enough that you are already planning your return!
With world-class fishing, Sutherland provides some of the best trout fishing in Scotland.
We can organise local permits giving you access to over 140 lochs and 24 boats on behalf of both the Reay Estate & the Assynt Angling Club.
Sea fishing can also be arranged from Kinlochbervie.