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Poolewe, Highland

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Poolewe, Highland

Poolewe is about 75 miles (120 km) north-west from Inverness, Scotland. It is a tiny, neat village snuggled in the sheltered haven of Loch Ewe where one of the shortest rivers in Scotland, the River Ewe, joins the sea less than 1 mile from Inverewe Garden, renowned world-wide for its subtropical plants. The village is picturesquely situated surrounded by mountains and the sea. Geographically, Poolewe is in the beautiful region of Wester Ross, in the North West Highlands of Scotland.
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNG8580
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01445

Poolewe, Highland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Poolewe, quoad sacra par. and vil., Gairloch par., Ross and Cromarty - quoad sacra par., pop. 2317; vil., at the head of Loch Ewe, 2 miles NW. of foot of Loch Maree, 6 miles S. of Aultbea, and 27½ miles NW. of Achnasheen ry. sta.; P.O., T.O.; is a centre for visiting Loch Maree.

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