1800s - there were around 120 people living
in the Area.
1961 - the Old School closed, it is now used
as the Torrin
Bunkhouse by Parties on Outdoor
1970s - Torrin Church closed, it has since
been Converted to serve as a Holiday Home.
1972 - High Pasture
Cave, under 1 mile southeast of Torrin, was
Excavated by Students from the University of
London. There have been a number of Excavations
since, with the Cave passages said to be around
320 meters. Arrowheads found in the Cave are
said to be from Nomadic Hunters about 6,000
2001 - a Shop /Cafe was opened by the John
Muire Trust under the name Am Bothan.
2005 - the Shop /Cafe was re-named the Blue
2020 - the Blue Shed Cafe was re-named Amy’s
Today - there are five Working Croft's at
Torrin with Cattle and Sheep, many grazing
around Loch Slapin, a Sea Loch, with the land
rich in Salt.
There are now about 60 People living in the