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Dundonnell, Highland

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Dundonnell, Highland

Dundonnell is a village in Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, on the south side of Little Loch Broom and at the foot of An Teallach, right at the north of the area commonly known as the "Great Wilderness". There is an independent youth hostel and a farm. Many semi-wild sheep roam the area, which is the most inland point of the loch. The Ardessie Falls pour into the loch nearby. Local wildlife includes cormorants, lesser black-backed gulls and song thrushes.
Post townGarve
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyCromartyshire
OS GridNH0987
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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

Dundonnell, inn and seat, NW. Ross-shire, 8 m. S. of Ullapool. Dundonnell Deer Forest embraces 22,860 ac. Dundonnell River rises on the D. Hills, and flows 12 m. NW. through D. Strath to Little Loch Broom.

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