Don't Forget To Pause For A Pie

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The History of the Great British Pie

Ah, the pie. A cornerstone of British cuisine, a handheld hug in a buttery pastry embrace. But have you ever wondered where this national treasure came from? Let’s dig into the history of the Great British Pie!
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Where to stay in Lochinver

While we might be a wee bit biased, there’s simply no denying the facts: Assynt is the perfect base for your NC500 adventure. This remote corner of Sutherland is a place of peaceful settlements, dramatic landscapes and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world: we are not even exaggerating.

Griogair MacAllein: Highland based award winning storyteller

The old saying, ‘North, South, East, West...Home’s best!’ To me Assynt and the North West is home and most definitely best! - Find out more about Griogair MacAllein and his road to Lochinver!

Jeanette McCarthy: Administrator for the Assynt Crofters Trust

Jeanette McCarthy is the Administrator for the Assynt Crofters Trust, as well as a writer and painter.

'A Man in Assynt': the poems of Norman MacCaig

Norman MacCaig was born in Edinburgh, but it was his beloved Assynt that inspired much of his poetry.

John McCarthy: owner of Lochinver Landscapes

John McCarthy is a landscape photographer and set up art gallery Lochinver Landscapes in 2011.

William Smith: Owner of Clachtoll Cottage

William Smith is a former teacher and owner of Clachtoll Cottage. He works as a Ski Patroller, Polar Guide and First Aid Trainer.