Leave the A837 near Loch Assynt Lodge. There is an all-abilities disabled access path to the loch, where there is an excellent boat, a jetty and boathouse and a toilet.
This loch is part of the All Abilities walk developed by the Culag Community Woodland Trust (CCWT). It has a boat on it that has been made suitable for disabled access, changeable for left and right handed use and with the option to sit astride rather than only forward or back facing.
is nearby and they make an excellent spot for families, with toilet facilities and is easily accessed.
Fraoich (the smaller of the two lochs) is particularly recommended as it fishes slightly better, and has great viewing points.
Assynt Angling Group sells its permits in 3 ‘zones’ - East, West and South.
Daily Permit: £7.50 Single Zone only
Weekly: £40 Roving (All Zones)
Season: (Bank only) £75 Roving (All Zones)
Season: £150 - Bank and Boat Inclusive (All Zones)
All vendors sell day and weekly permits for all zones.
Season permits are only available from The Cottage Culag Square, Lochinver.
Permits Available from:
Peter Hendrich, The Cottage Culag Square, Lochinver (01571 844076) GR093221
Tourist Information Centre, Mission Building, Lochinver
Inchnadamph Hotel Inchnadamph GR252217
Achins Bookshop Inverkirkaig GR088194
Inver Lodge Hotel Lochinver
Mackays Hardware and Chandlery Lochinver GR093222
Lochinver Post Office, The Spar shop, Lochinver
Sheiling Guest House Ullapool
Assynt Angling Group fishing permits are also available from the Assynt Foundation estate office at Glencanisp. Grid Ref NC116222. Tel: 01571 844100
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