Oldshoremore

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Oldshoremore
Oldshoremore is located in Sutherland
Oldshoremore
Oldshoremore
Oldshoremore shown within the Sutherland area
OS grid reference NC211583
Civil parish
  • Eddrachillis
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district IV27 4
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
List of places
UK
Scotland
58°28′34″N 5°04′08″W / 58.47615°N 5.06882°W / 58.47615; -5.06882Coordinates: 58°28′34″N 5°04′08″W / 58.47615°N 5.06882°W / 58.47615; -5.06882

Oldshoremore (Gaelic: Àisir Mòr, 'large pasage') is a scattered crofting hamlet in the Eddrachillis parish of Sutherland, Scotland. It incorporates around twenty houses, though several of these are holiday homes.

View of Oldshoremore from the slopes of Eilean na h-Aiteig

Once owned by the Duke of Sutherland, Oldshoremore and the surrounding area are now part of the Sandwood Estate, a nature reserve owned by the John Muir Trust. Directly west lies Oldshoremore Bay, a sandy beach with a large headland at its northern end known as Eilean na h-Aiteig (meaning either 'isle of the shy girl', 'juniper isle', or 'haddock isle'). The hamlet also contains a car park, toilet facilities, a post box, and a cemetery. A small loch known as Loch Àisir lies to the east.

The nearest good-sized town is Kinlochbervie which lies approximately one mile to the south-east. The hamlet of Oldshore Beg lies directly to the north.

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