"Great access to walks, large or small"

On top of the world with Nineonesix

"Enjoyed kayaking with the seals on Loch Shieldaig"

Kayaking with Shieldaig Adventures

"The surrounding landscape is magnificent even in the rain"

Local stags on the hills

"Saw sea eagles, otters and seals from the window"

Sea eagles nest on Shieldaig Island opposite An Cos

"We loved the walk at the back of the house"

Walk the peninsula path directly from An Cos

"Breathtaking scenery and lots to see and do"

Shieldaig's public tennis court

"The most splendid scenery I have come across anywhere"

Mountain biking


Walking, climbing, mountaineering

Cycling & mountain biking

Kayaking and kayak hire

Boat trips

Adventure activities




Deer stalking

Activities in the Scottish Highlands

If you want to bag a few Munros (peaks over 3000ft) there are nine to choose from north and south of the famous Torridon Mountain Range, including Beinn Alligin, Liathach and Beinn Eighe.

Walking, climbing, mountain-biking and guiding is available with an expert local guide nineonesix-guidingFor details of walks in the area visit Walk Highlands.

Sea kayaking, with instruction or for hire, archery and adventure activities are available in the village with Shieldaig Adventures. Mountain and sea guiding is available in Applecross.

 River & sea kayaking, shooting, archery, scrambling, are available through Torridon Activities.

Fishing and boat trips can usually be arranged locally. The River Carron on the Attadale Estate can be fished and on the nearby Ben Damph Estate fishing and deer stalking with a ghillie can be arranged.

Shieldaig has one of the only all-weather tennis courts in the Highlands, with racquet and ball hire, as well as a small children’s play area.

Torridon Yacht Charter offers bareboat charter on a luxurious Hanse 385 yacht. Torridon Rib Charter offers skippered charters and tours on Loch Torridon. They also offer a taxi service from Shieldaig pier to Gille Brighde restaurant in Diabaig. 

Golf is available in Lochcarron and Gairloch, both within easy reach and well worth a visit.