Loch Inchard sits just south of Cape Wrath and is one of the most northerly sea lochs on the west coast of Scotland. The mountain known as Foinaven rises steeply to the east of Loch Inshard. It is composed of quartzite, giving it a spectacular sparkly appearance in the sunshine Kinlochbervie (Scottish Gaelic: Ceann Loch Biorbhaidh) is a harbour village in the north west of Sutherland, in the Highland region of Scotland. In 2001 the population was 480. The majority of local industry is based upon the fishing industry. Kinlochbervie was known as Clash as Loch Clash was the site of Kinlochbervie's main pier from 1908 until as recently as the 1970s. Although the fleet of ships actually based in Kinlochbervie is rather small, many ships from the East coast of Scotland land their catches in Kinlochbervie. The dominant feature of the town is the large fish handling depot. From here catches are loaded onto large refrigerated trucks for transport by road throughout Europe. The importance of this link to the outside world to the local economy means that Kinlochbervie has surprisingly good road links, given its remote location and rugged local geography. Inhabitants of Kinlochbervie are sometimes collectively referred to as "Greeks" by the residents of surrounding villages, for reasons now largely unknown. The village itself is sometimes referred to as "K.L.B." The most common surname in the area is "Morrison". The local scenery around Loch Inchard is a tourist attraction and is also an important part of the local economy. There are many holiday homes and small bed and breakfast businesses in the area. Approximately five miles drive, and four miles walk North of Kinlochbervie itself lies Sandwood Bay, a scenic beach.
Ubicazione: Kinlochbervie Sutherland North West Scottish Highlands UK