British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Highland » Elphin, Highland - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Elphin, Highland

Local area map loading...

Elphin, Highland

Elphin is a crofting township in Assynt, in the Sutherland area of Highland in Scotland. It lies about 15 miles north of Ullapool. The village contains a tearoom, and several bed and breakfasts. Assynt Primary School closed in 2001, and the building is now a community hall operated by Elphin Ledmore and Knockan Community Association Limited. The ownship now has it won website, which see, Knockan Crag is about 2 miles south of Elphin and Loch Veyatie is about 4 miles in the north west.
Post townUllapool
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountySutherland
OS GridNC2111
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

Your comments about Elphin, Highland

What do you know about Elphin, Highland? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus