Inverie

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Not to be confused with Inverurie.
Inverie
Scottish Gaelic: Inbhir Aoidh
Inverie is located in Lochaber
Inverie
Inverie
 Inverie shown within the Lochaber area
Population 70 
OS grid reference NG766000
   – Edinburgh  125 miles 
   – London  445 miles 
Council area Highland
Lieutenancy area Inverness
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MALLAIG
Postcode district PH41
Dialling code 01687
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Scottish Parliament Highlands and Islands
Inverness East, Nairn & Lochaber
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 57°02′16″N 5°41′00″W / 57.0377°N 5.6833°W / 57.0377; -5.6833

Inverie (Scottish Gaelic: Inbhir Aoidh) is the village on the peninsula of Knoydart in the Scottish Highlands and is concentrated on the north side of Loch Nevis. Inverie is aside from a 17-mile (27 km) hike reachable by regular 7-mile (11 km) ferry from Mallaig, leading to a Guinness National Record as to its remoteness.

Geography[edit]

Inverie lies on the north side of Loch Nevis. On approach Sgurr Coire Choinnichean at 769m (2,522 ft) forms an impressive backdrop.[1]

The Inverie ferry, the Knoydart-based Knoydart Seabridge, runs from Mallaig; it runs several times a day year-round, including weekends. A rival ferry service, the MV Western Isles, operates Monday to Friday from the start of April to the end of October.

Amenities[edit]

The Old Forge pub here is accordingly the remotest pub in mainland Britain being furthest from roads connected to the national network in time and journey distance[2][3]

A few bed and breakfast compete with rental lodges and cottages for tourists' custom throughout the year. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walkhighlands. "Sgurr Coire Choinnichean". walkhighlands.co.uk. 
  2. ^ "Remotest mainland pub up for sale". BBC News (BBC). 2010-08-12. Retrieved 2014-03-07. The Old Forge has an entry in the Guinness World Records as the remotest pub on mainland Britain. 
  3. ^ "A pint in Britain's most remote pub". The Independent. 2013-02-28. Archived from the original on 2013-08-30. Retrieved 2014-03-07. It might seem like a long way to come for a pint but Inverie – the only village on the 55,000-acre peninsula – is home to the Old Forge pub, the most remote pub on mainland Britain. 
  4. ^ "Knoydart Hide and Seek, Inverie in a stunning setting" Jamie Merrill, The Independent, 15 December 2014