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Gaelic: Achadh Dhubhaird
Achduart with Cairn Conmheall behind.jpg
Achduart with Cairn Conmheall behind
Grid reference: NC050037
Location: 57°58’49"N, 5°17’57"W
Postcode: IV26 2
Local Government
Council: Highland

Achduart is a small hamlet in Coigach, the mountainous district of Cromartyshire on the Atlantic coast. It is situated about 2½ miles southeast of the village of Achiltibuie, at the end of a minor road. A footpath continues on to the hamlet of Culnacraig, then along the coast past Ben More Coigach to Strathcanaird.[1]

Achduart has accommodation facilities for tourists, who come for its proximity to the ocean as well as its seclusion and remoteness. There is a youth hostel in Acheninver, a short distance to the north.

The name of Achduart comes from the Gaelic for "the field at the black headland". Achduart was part of the Estate of Coigach, Lochbroom, belonging to the Countess of Cromartie.[2]

The dominant geographical feature in the area is Cairn Conmheall, which rises to 1,775 feet.

Outside links


  1. "Culnacraig circular". Walk Highlands. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  2. Papers by command, Volume 15. Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, HMSO. 1911. p. 78.