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Bridge of Orchy, Argyll and Bute

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Bridge of Orchy, Argyll and Bute

Bridge of Orchy (Drochaid Urchaidh in Gaelic) is a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Often mistakenly referred to as a hamlet, the settlement meets the definition of village because it has a church. Dating back to 1751, it includes a notable tourist hotel. Located at the head of Glen Orchy, it is on the A82 road, has a railway station and is on the West Highland Way long distance path. Nearby prominent peaks include the munros Beinn Dorain and Beinn an Dòthaidh.
Post townBRIDGE OF ORCHY
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNN2939
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
 

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