Old Smiddy Guest House, B & B, Self catering Bungalow, Laide

Contact Information

 The Old Smidddy Guest House, 2B Laide, Rossshire, IV22 2NB

 E-mail:  oldsmiddygh@btinternet.com or e-mail:  info@oldsmiddyguesthouse.co.uk       

Telephone:  01445 731696 or  07802 543741

The Old Smiddy Guest House & B&B Wester Ross

The Old Smiddy Guest House and Self Catering are situated in Wester Ross between Gruinard Bay and the Torridon Hills. The area provides more than enough to interest our guests and for the discerning visitor

to spend an enjoyable and memorable week.


The natural scenery is there for everyone to enjoy. The coast is a mixture of spectacular sea lochs, fine sandy bays, high cliffs, rocky outcrops and small but interesting settlements. Inland the countryside is equally varied. Mountain streams pass through the high moorland, over  picturesque waterfalls on their way to the more fertile strips of land adjacent to the sea. As the light constantly changes so do the panoramas, making the whole area a place for photography of the highest quality.


For those interested in wild life there is plenty to see and admire. In spring and summer there is an abundance of wild flowers. Birds, from the tiny wren to golden eagles are never too difficult to find and there is a wealth of sea creatures which can be viewed from the small boats that operate from Gairloch and Ullapool.

The many walks range from the easiest of strolls over fine sandy  beaches, over rocky cliffs or along riverside paths to the much more challenging ascent of some of the higher peaks.

There are gardens, small museums and historical remains to visit.


In the local communities there is a wide and varied organised programme of events including Ceilidhs, concerts and talks on matters of local interest.


Details of all of these can be found in the Gairloch Times, the local newspaper published fortnightly by a group of local volunteers.     


To view suggested ways of spending a few days in a beautiful and relatively unknown part of the

Scottish Highlands  click on the links for the five days


For web-sites listing more detailed information click on ‘Links’ .