Things to do
Assynt is one of the most spectacular areas of Scotland, and is perfect for walking, wildlife, boating, beaches and refreshing your soul. You’ll find Assynt right in the heart of the Northwest Scotland UNESCO Geopark – a magical landscape of breath-taking beauty. We’re also part of the North Coast 500. Come and explore!
Walking & hillwalking
Easy beach walks, energetic hill hikes, mountain scrambles – there’s a walk for everyone (and your dog)!
Beaches near Kylesku Hotel
White sand beaches, pebble beaches, rock-pooling and wildlife-watching. Lovely walks for kids and dogs, too.
North Coast 500
Scotland’s north coast touring route – 500 miles of iconic coastal landscape, unspoilt wilderness and warm hospitality.
Geology & landscape
Scotland’s UNESCO Global Geopark is one of the best places to see 3 billion-year-old Lewisian Gneiss – some of the oldest rock on the planet!
Things to do in Assynt
National Scenic Area known for outstanding geology, dramatic lochs, birdlife, wildlife and breath-taking beaches.
Things to do in Durness
Discover Durness and its award-winning beach, military history, ceramics, chocolate and the spectacular Smoo sea cave.