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Avernich

Many of the beach scenes from "In search of a rose" were filmed at Avernich beach near Nostie.
Avernich


Locationlocation map
 Avernich near Nostie
Map reference
 Landranger Sheet 33 NG 835 258
Distance from Plockton
 about 8 miles
Directions
 spacerFrom Plockton take the road to Durinish and go straight on to Balmacara, passing by Durinish and Balmacara Square. You will eventually reach the main A87 road where you should turn left and continue on for a couple of miles (passing the location used for the interior of the Stag Bar)and after a few more miles the turnoff to the A890 - the road which appears in "More than a Game".
 spacerA mile of so after this there is a turnoff on the right to Nostie and Avernich. Follow this single track road to the end where this is space to park a few cars on the left of the road. As far as I can gather, although the parking area is private, there is no objection to it's use. From this point the road turns into a track which leads past a few houses and then turns into a path which goes to Avernich beach.
 spacerFollow this path and go past the ruined houses at the bottom near the loch. Then head directly across to the loch side. The first load of rocks is the ones which appeared in the opening scene of "In search of a rose" where Hamish Macbeth finds the life belt. Other locations are further along the beach. The remainder of the beach scenes in this episode (those with the view of 'Lochdubh Island' and at the end of the episode) were filmed at Uags at the bottom of Applecross
 
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Avernish
 spacerThere are also distant views of Eilan Donan Castle and the new Skye bridge at Kyle - binoculars are useful.


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