Visitor numbers to Coigach are healthy, given the good range of quality accommodation and our mix of visitor attractions and activities. Our visitor season never really ceases as a significant improvement in provision of short stay accommodation encourages local businesses to offer seminars, training /teaching and activity events – and businesses flourish on the back of the additional short stay accommodation in all seasons. Touring visitors can now easily lengthen their stay in Coigach.
Our well established heritage centre offers locals and tourists alike the opportunity to enjoy, learn from and contribute to the fascinating legacy of our social and cultural history.
The availability of additional affordable housing has encouraged families to settle here, and a healthy mixture of social and private enterprise offer our young people satisfying and varied work opportunities. Improved business infrastructure, good tele-communications and new crofts have added to their opportunities.
The 2010 Coigach and Assynt Living Landscapes (CALL) initiative is encouraging the development of habitats to strengthen local biodiversity. This initiative involving crofters, the community and land owners creates land based .
The local primary school is flourishing and our teenagers are encouraged to take advantage of opportunities, part funded by proceeds from the community renewable energy project. Pre-school education and mother and baby groups are provided in the community hall. Our older population are well catered for within our community. Our emergency and is responsive to local needs.”
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