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Information on the village of Lochinver in Scotland.

Facilities in Lochinver


Church of Scotland Lochinver

Lochinver is the main village of Assynt with a range of shops, accommodation and other services.
A busy fishing port, Lochinver can provide the full range of services, including tourist information from the Assynt Visitor Centre, which is open during the summer months.

Churches -
Church of Scotland
Free Churches

Church of Scotland Sunday School

School - The Primary School in the village, on the south edge, next to Loch Culag, takes children from the village and surrounding area.
There is also a Primary School close to Stoer, some eight miles north.
All secondary school pupils attend Ullapool Secondary some 40 miles away, being bussed daily.

Lochinver Primary School - 01571 844235
Stoer Primary School - 01571 855247
Ullapool High School - 01854 612078

Library Service - The Lochinver and Assynt areas are served by the Highland Council Mobile Library Service.

Medical Services

  • Doctors - Vine and McLean, Lochinver Medical Centre
  • Dentist - no permanent dentist in the Village.
    Visiting Dentist from Golspie (01408 633861)
  • Optician
    FM Goskirk - Golspie (01408 633448)
    DK Goskirk - Dingwall (01349 863376)
  • Hospital
    Lawson Memorial Golspie (01408 633157)
    Raigmore Inverness (01463 704000)

Village Services and Facilities

  • Airport, Dalcross, Inverness (01463 232471)
  • Bus Station, Inverness (01463 239292/222244)
  • Garage & Petrol Station, Lochinver (01571 844236 or if no reply - 01571 855275)
  • Leisure Centre - Newly opened in 2004, between the fish quay and the cliff face behind.
  • Lifeboat Station, Lochinver (01571 844513)
  • Minimarkets
  • Police Station, Lochinver (01571 844222)
  • Post Office, Lochinver (01571 844201)
  • Railway Station, Lairg - unmanned
    Inverness (0345 484950)
  • Ranger Service
  • Royal Bank of Scotland, Lochinver (01571 844215)
  • Tourist Information Visitor Centre, Lochinver
  • Veterinary Surgeons - Rogart Vets, Rogart (01408 641352)
  • Village Hall