Essential Information
NHS Scotland Doctors
Torridon Medical Practice: 01445 791223
Ferguson Medical Centre, Lochcarron: 01520 722215
The Health Centre, Gairloch: 01445 712229
NHS 24 Helpline: 0845 4242424 Website.
Northern Constabulary Police
Lochcarron Police Station: 01520 722222
Gairloch Police Station: 01445 712017
Public Transport
There are several bus services and a railway service that provide limited coverage of the local area.
Click here for further information and timetables.
Note there are no petrol stations in Torridon.
Kinlochewe Service Station (01445 760227):
 January 2016 Tuesday & Thursday 1000-1300 Only
 Mon-Sat 0830-1800 Sun 0900-1700 (First bank holiday in May to end of September)
 Mon-Fri 0830-1730 Sat 0900-1600 Sun Closed (Rest of year)
Lochcarron Food Centre: Mon-Fri 08:00-18:00 Sat 08:30-18:00 Sun 10:00-16:00
Lochcarron Garage and Petrol Station: Mon-Fri 07:00-20:00 Sat 07:00-18:00 Sun Closed
Gairloch Filling Station: 01445 712415
Note there are no banks or cash machines in Torridon.
Bank of Scotland: branches at Gairloch and Lochcarron. Travelling bank calls in Torridon every Wednesday morning (approx. 11:00am)
There are small general stores in Torridon, Kinlochewe, and Shieldaig. More extensive shopping facilities are available in Lochcarron. Gairloch has a good range of shops, providing for most needs. The nearest supermarkets and major chains are to be found in Dingwall and Inverness.

A butcher's van visits Torridon on Tuesday. Approx. 12:00noon (Kenneth Morrison 01445 712485 Email)
A fish van visits Torridon on Wednesday. Approx. 09:15am

Local Radio
Two Lochs Radio is "Britain's smallest commercial radio station and community broadcaster for the Gairloch and Loch Ewe areas of Wester Ross, Scotland, on 106 and 106.6 FM". They can also be listened to online, giving them global accessibility. They are seeking to extend their area of reception and now reach to Ullapool and beyond to the north and are hoping to install a transmitter in the Torridon area in the near future. To listen online access their website or use your normal internet radio app.

Cuillin FM serves Skye and Lochalsh on 102.7 & 106.2 and online. To listen online access their website or use your normal internet radio app.

There is a campsite in Torridon with toilets and showers.
There is a campsite in Shieldaig suitable for caravans and tents, with access to public toilets.
There are designated camping areas without facilities in Annat and Alligin.
Postal Services
There is one post collection and one delivery per day. Post is collected at various times in the morning - see individual boxes. There are post offices at the following locations.
Kinlochewe: Mon-Sat, 09:00-11:00
Lochcarron, Food Centre: Mon-Fri 09:00-13:00 14:00-17:30 Wed 09:00-13:00 Sat 09:00-12:30
Strathcarron, Station: Mon-Fri 09:00-13:00 14:00-17:30 Thu 09:00-13:00 Sat 09:00-12:30
Gairloch, Pier Road: Mon-Fri 09:00-13:00 Sat 09:00-12:30
Gairloch, Strath: Mon-Fri 09:00-13:00 14:00-17:30 Thu 09:00-13:00 Sat 09:00-12:30
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May 30th
Duck Race & BBQ
Inveralligin Crofters Field
Jun 2nd
Skye & Wester Ross Fisheries Trust: Open Day
Loch Torridon Centre
Jun 7th
Lucy's Pop-Up Market
Shieldaig Village Hall
Wildlife cruises