Set amid breathtaking scenery, the area is ideal for those lookng for a peaceful holiday location. However it is also ideal for those looking for more active outdoor pursuits. There are many opportunities for loch and sea fishing. Hill walkers and climbers are also well catered for with the mountains of Foinaven, Arkle and Ben Stack. Much of the coastline is rocky, but there are also many sandy beaches and bays such as Oldshoremore and Sandwood bay which takes a good walk to reach but once there it is a worthwhile trek.For the wildlife enthusiasts there is much to see: otters, seals, dolphins and whales and eagles all around the stunning coastline.