Torridon Medical Practice: 01445 791223
Ferguson Medical Centre, Lochcarron: 01520 722215
The Health Centre, Gairloch: 01445 712229
NHS 24 Helpline: 0845 4242424 Website.
Lochcarron Police Station: 01520 722222
Gairloch Police Station: 01445 712017
There are several bus services and a railway service that provide limited coverage of the local area.
For latest information on bus and train times it is best to use Google or a website such as Travel Line Scotland. Note that if trying to reach Torridon from Inverness it may be necessary to take a train to Strathcarron and then a bus to Torridon.
Note there are no petrol stations in Torridon.
Kinlochewe Service Station (01445 760227):
Mon-Fri 0830-1830 Sat/Sun 0900-1830 (First bank holiday in May to end of September)
Mon-Fri 0830-1730 Sat 0900-1300 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) 24/7 self-service pump
Note there are no banks or cash machines in Torridon.
Bank of Scotland: branches at Gairloch and Lochcarron. Mobile bank calls every Thursday: Torridon Shop 10:15am, Inveralligin Pier 11:15am, Diabaig seafront 11:55am, Shieldaig Shop 12:40pm and Torridon Hotel 13:20pm.
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
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. Coverage extends from Ullapool and beyond to the north and to the Torridon and Shieldaig area in the south. 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 is a designated camping area without facilities in Alligin.
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.
Loch Torridon Community Centre: Thu 14:00-16:00
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 Centre: Wed, Fri 13:30-15:30
Gairloch, Pier Road: Mon-Sat 09:00-17:30 Sun 10:00-16:00
Gairloch, Strath: Mon-Sat 07:00-22:00 Sun 08:00-22:00