Assynt Waterfalls and Lochs
Assynt has an unusually varied geology and is home to 680 freshwater lochs. The largest is the spectacular Loch Assynt, which is surrounded by the peaks of Canisp, Quinag and Beiin Uidhe.
Scotland's highest and most beautiful waterfalls are amongst those that can be found in this unforgettable region of Scotland. Each waterfall offers breathtaking views for hikers and a chance to stop, pause, and feel at one with nature.
Loch Assynt is a 6 mile long freshwater loch 5 miles east-north east of Lochinver. Situated in a spectacular setting between the heights of Canisp, Quinag and Beinn Uidhe. There is excellent fishing for trout, sea-trout, and salmon. Ardvreck Castle occupies a promontory on the north shore, one mile northwest of Inchnadamph.