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
Local minibus private taxi service Torridon Private Hire have a Facebook page. Call Donald on 07519002787 to book his services.
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): Check website for opening hours.
Lochcarron Food Centre: Check website for opening hours.
Lochcarron Garage and Petrol Station: Check Facebook for opening hours.
Gairloch Filling Station (01445 712415) 24/7 self-service pump
Note there are no banks or cash machines in Torridon.
Bank of Scotland: branch at Gairloch. 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 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. 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.
There is a designated camping area without facilities in 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.
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
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