Built in 1912 by David A Stevenson, Rua Reidh Lighthouse, near Gairloch, stands at the entrance to Loch Ewe, at one of the most dramatic locations on the north-west coast of Scotland, with stunning views across the Minch to the Isle of Skye, the Shiant Isles and the Outer Hebrides.

We are privileged to own and live in the historic former Lighthouse Keepers' Quarters, and we invite guests who appreciate the remoteness, the peace and tranquillity, and the abundant wildlife of this stunning location to share it with us for a wee while (minimum booking two nights). We're not a hotel - we simply invite guests to share our home on a bed and breakfast and (optional) evening meal basis. We also have a three bedroom self-catering apartment at the west end of the building nearest the lighthouse tower.

Leave the mobile phone and email behind (there's no signal here) and join us in a true get-away-from-it-all location at the 'edge of the world'.



Minke whale, photo courtesy Hebridean Whale Cruises


Rua Reidh Lighthouse is at the end of a single track private road, three miles from the nearest house - you won't hear any traffic noise here, just the cries of the seabirds and the sound of the waves. If you love remote places, walking, wildlife, peace and solitude, it's an unforgettable, unique and unusual place to stay.

The wildlife around the lighthouse is phenomenal, with whales, dolphins, basking sharks, otters, seals, sea eagles and thousands of seabirds all regularly seen.

Blissful walking opportunities with spectacular cliffs, white sand beaches, sparkling seas and outstanding views.


We look forward to welcoming you to this very special place.

Tracy & Roger McLachlan



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