Badcall, Scourie

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Gaelic: Bada Call
Grid reference: NC164614
Location: 58°19’34"N, 5°8’9"W
Post town: Lairg
Postcode: IV27 4
Local Government
Council: Highland

Badcall comprises two remote hamlets on the west coast of Sutherland: Lower Badcall[1] and Upper Badcall.[2]

Upper Badcall, a crofting township, is a larger of the two and is situated on the western shore of Badcall Bay. Lower Badcall is located less than a mile to the east on the eastern shore of Badcall Bay.

Badcall Bay is reached by the A894, the west coast route to the very north of Great Britain. The village of Scourie stands two miles north-west. It is in a remote area of outstanding natural beauty in a region designed as Scotland's first ‘Global Geopark’.

This beautiful region is studded with small islands and is home to The Eddrachilles Hotel and The Salmon House, HQ of Loch Duart Ltd, an independent salmon farm. Badcall Bay Holiday Caravans – a small family-owned site is nearby, on the outskirts of Scourie.