Destination Aultbea!!

The picturesque village of Aultbea is located on the Northern Shore of Loch Ewe.  The village itself winds along the shore of this magnificent sea loch, all the way out to Mellon Charles. Originally, a small crofting & fishing community, Aultbea is now a fabulous & delicious pit stop, bursting with developing businesses, artisan businesses & artists. 

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Aultbea and Laide can be found on the North West coast of Wester Ross, approximately 155 miles from the starting point of the North Coast 500 and offers stunning panoramic views over the surrounding area, with plenty of things to see and do. Whether it is a day visit, relaxing short break or a longer stay - we'll have something to keep you entertained!
Fuel your vehicle, your body and your soul!

Aultbea Hotel, Fat Whippet Restaurant & Convoy Tavern

Drive the North coast 500, Bag a Munro, catch a trout, spot an otter and then come home to decent wi-fi, great food, fierce gins, awesome coffee and handsome décor. The Aultbea Hotel, Fat Whippet Restaurant & Convoy Bar is a perfect place to eat, sleep & relax after a day of spectacular Highland scenery.   

 Discover Ewe Canoe to enjoy Kayaking and Canoeing
Canoe and Kayak Adventures in Wester Ross with Conor, based by the shores of Loch Ewe.


 A Home from Home

Self-catering stays at Aultbea Lodges, comfortable lodges in a tranquil location with panoramic views over the Loch and out towards Harris.  A perfect place to spend a family holiday or short romantic break.

A 5 star Café , Gift shop with Photo Studio and Perfumery!

Delicious food, panoramic views, handmade soaps and aromas.  A short stroll down the nature trail to the shore and you may spot otters & seals. 

An Award Winning Artisan Smokehouse & Smokehouse Deli

Family run smokehouse on the waters edge, a delicious range of artisan products, gifts & fabulous feasts.  Love fish….Love isle of ewe!

Iconic Natural Attractions, Big Skies & Big walks.


Boom Beach, Laide Woodland, Mellon Udrigle Beach and plenty of hills to climb.
Heroic History


Did you know Loch Ewe played a significant & strategic role in the 2nd World War? The Artic Convoys converged here before beginning their fearsome and epic journeys northwards, visit the memorial and read all about our heroic history.
A Unique Distillery experience!


Fuel, trout fishing permits, Garage & Recovery services Forbes Garage, Local Butchers Aultbea Butchers.  Aultbea Stores  is an amazing fine food store with an outstanding range of whisky, Gin, wine & real ales. 

Header image by Adrian Hollister
Footer image by Judy Sharrock
Posted: 18/06/2015 13:16:45 by John Young
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