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Bookshop/Gift shop/Cafe - welcome stop after or before walk to Falls of Kirkaig

We stopped with some of our party feeling a little travel sick from the winding roads. We were a... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Not so grumpy after all

Popped in for a quick cuppa after a trip to the falls. Best cup of tea this trip and can recommend... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Inverkirkaig IV27 4LR, Scotland
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All reviews great selection of books children's books remote location for sale scottish literature lochinver prints
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

We stopped with some of our party feeling a little travel sick from the winding roads. We were a little unsure of what we would find to eat but were in need of refuelling as well as settling our stomachs before heading off for our...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Popped in for a quick cuppa after a trip to the falls. Best cup of tea this trip and can recommend the apricot flapjack. Staff all really friendly and helpful. Bookshop a wee gem. Amazon eat your heart out loved the eclectic mix.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Pinkfluffyworld
Reviewed 17 October 2016

An unexpected place for a bookshop although we only visited the cafe having spent a fortune the day before at the bookshop in Ullapool. Sorry Achins. We enjoyed tea (only filter coffee available) and cake after a walk by the Inverkirkaig Falls and the loch...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We ordered toasted sandwiches a coffee and orange juice. We did want cappuccino but they only had filtered which was very weak. We also wanted a can of coke or fizzy drink but they only had squash or apple or orange juice ☹️️ The toastie...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Good home baking and good tea in the cafe. The bookshop is large but damp and many of the book covers are curled over because of this. It's still a good place for a browse though.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank fmck49
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stopped off looking for one book, and left with an armful; it's that sort of bookshop. Then we had a very nice snack in the coffee shop. Our visit was only marred by the sound of (presumably) the owner berating two of the staff...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Graham25
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We have visited Achins at Inverkirkaig for over 30 years whenever we take that lovely if tiny road from Lochinver. The bookshop always has plenty of books to browse and purchase and it is pleasant to sit and spend a bit of time in the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

We have been coming here for over 20 years. The service is consistently excellent, both in the bookshop and the cafe. the owner always greets us, remembers us and takes the time for a chat. All the staff (family members) are polite, friendly and helpful....More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Ruqie1
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Tucked away this remote bookstore has lots of the tourist type bits and bobs. The cafe next door has lovely homemade cakes. Well worth a stop especially if you are going to the waterfalls nearby

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Matt115
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This is a lovely bookshop, giftshop and cafe tucked away a few miles outside of Lochinver. The winding narrow road you take as you leave Lochinver has fantastic views - watch out for sheep on the road all over the place. The coffee was great...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Ann L
31 May 2017|
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Response from GDFT | Reviewed this property |
Well it was still operating when we were there at Easter.... books as well as other souvenirs... whether its for sale or not I don't know. You could try ringing first?
Ann L
31 May 2017|
Response from Pinkfluffyworld | Reviewed this property |
They still seemed to be in full swing and wee were there a few days through the week.