Tourist Information



An international collaboration between artists


Gairloch and Loch Ewe Action Forum (GALE)

Lots of excellent local information



Collaboration of local sites with good information


Visit Loch Ewe

Lots of info on the Wester Ross area


Hotels Combined

Accommodation in the local area




Historical & Ancestral


Society of Genealogists

Britain’s premier family history society maintains a splendid genealogical library and education centre in Clerkenwell in London. The Society’s collections are particularly valuable for research before the start of civil registration of births marriages and deaths in 1837 but there is plenty for the beginner too, including the Free Family History Access area where beginners can get a taste of some of the online sources that will help them start their research



An excellent resource for tracing your ancestors


Information Britain

A wide range of interesting information


Remembering Scotland at War

Features a series of reminiscence projects from across Scotland


Tobar an Dualchais

This website contains over 24,000 oral recordings in Scots and

Gaelic recorded in Scotland and further afield, from the 1930s onwards,

many from the Highlands and Islands. Items include stories, songs,

music, poetry and historical information


Highland Historic Environment Record

The Highland Historic Environment Record (HER) is the most complete record of archaeological sites and historic buildings for the Highland region.




Sister Museums

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

New Zealand

Gairloch Heritage Museum :   Achtercairn • Gairloch • Ross-shire • IV21 2BP • UK

Curator : Dr. Karen Buchanan (Thompson)

tel : 01445 712287

email :

Gairloch Heritage Museum is operated by Gairloch & District Heritage Company Ltd

 which is run by volunteers and is a registered charity no. SC010249