The image top is looking west down Glen
Torridon towards Torridon Village.
The image second top is of the 3,461ft
Liathach mountain by Torridon Village with a
large car park for Hiking. There are a number
of extremely popular Mountains in this area for
Hiking, Photographs, or Paintings, see the
Click on Map link above to view where these
Mountains are situated.
Torridon Village is mainly a Row of Houses
sitting below the Mountains at the head of Loch
The Torridon Shop / Cafe is in the Village
centre with outdoor seating for the views.
The Torridon Hostel
and a free Campsite are at
the east entrance to the Village.
Centre and Deer Museum are by the Village
giving information on the Area and the
management of Deer on the vast Torridon Estate,
also with a Herd of Deer to view.
Outdoor is 2 miles south of Torridon
offering a wide range of Activities such as
Archery, Shooting, Walking, Hiking, Kayaking,
Gorge Scrambling, Cycling and more.
By Torridon Outdoor is the Torridon Inn and
Torridon Hotel, all
part of the same business.
16 miles south of Torridon is the Mountain
Road that runs across the 2,539ft / 774m Sgurr
a' Chaorachain Mountain to the small Coastal
Village of Applecross. This is one of the most
spectacular Roads in Scotland reaching a height
of 2,054ft with steep hairpin bends, Large Images .
Loch Maree is
12 miles north of Torridon with Isle Maree on
the Loch containing the remains of a Chapel
dedicated to Saint
Maelrubha. Isle Maree olso contains the
famous Oak Tree that people hammer Coins into
before making a Wish. Boat Trips.
1700s - Clan Mackenzie were the largest
Landowners in the Area.
1831 - Torridon Estate was sold to a Colonel
McBarnet who had made his fortune from
Plantations in the West Indies. McBarnet began
clearing the Land for large scale Sheep
Farming, part of the Highland Clearances.