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Kilchoan, Highland

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Kilchoan, Highland

Kilchoan (Cille Chòmhghain in Gaelic) is a village on the Scottish peninsula of Ardnamurchan, in Lochaber, Highland. It is the most westerly village on Great Britain, although several tiny hamlets lie further west on the peninsula (of these, the most westerly is called Portuairk). Kilchoan has a population of about 150.
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNM4863
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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

Kilchoan.-- hamlet with harbour and inn, on S. coast of Ardnamurchan par., Argyllshire, 6 miles NW. of Tobermory.

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