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Achterneed, Highland

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Achterneed, Highland

Achterneed, also spelled Auchterneed, is a village in Highland, Scotland, lying on the slopes above Strath Peffer. Achterneed lies within the environs of Castle Leod, seat of the Earl of Cromartie, and within two miles of Strathpeffer. While there are few amenities in the village itself, there is a public phone box. Achterneed railway station, which lies next to a level crossing, used to serve the Dingwall and Skye Railway, but was closed in 1965 and all-but demolished.
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNH4859
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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