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Achins Bookshop

Inverkirkaig IV27 4LR, Scotland
+44 1571 844262
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Great little coffee shop...

Stayed in Inverkirkaig and delighted to find Achins bookshop and cafe just up the road...great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janeda58
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Sustenance for the mind body and soul !

Anyone taking the coastal south of Lochinver should stop off at this great cafe with accompanying... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Ruwan_Uduwerage
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Inverkirkaig IV27 4LR, Scotland
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+44 1571 844262
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in Inverkirkaig and delighted to find Achins bookshop and cafe just up the road...great coffee and scones..well worth a visit!

Thank Janeda58
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Anyone taking the coastal south of Lochinver should stop off at this great cafe with accompanying bookshop. Great coffee, tasty soup, scrumptious cakes and the opportunity to peruse a wealth of Scottish literature as well. The staff are great fun and very welcoming! I will...More

Thank Ruwan_Uduwerage
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This shop is half bookshop and half cafe. The bookshop has a useful range of books. I love that they identify books which have been nominated for prizes (may help in choosing reading). There are extensive stocks of local guides and natural history books and...More

Thank 301lisa33
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We stumbled upon this bookshop whilst holidaying in the area. We did the beautiful Falls of Kirkaig walk then stopped in at the bookshop as my 11 year old had finished all her holiday books. We were able to find exactly what we were looking...More

Thank Jill S
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Whilst driving from Achiltibuie to Lochinver on the amazingly scenic single track road we were surprised to spring upon Achins "coffee and bookshop" and sufficiently intrigued to give it a try. It was a big disappointment On the coffee side the only choice was pre...More

Thank stuffmatters
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Buy a book, some quirky greetings cards, maybe a fur lined hat or a t-shirt. The shop is always stocked well and does well to avoid selling the cheap and nasty tat that many tourist trail shops pride themselves in. The café offers great cakes...More

Thank Ena-Bill
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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

Thank GDFT
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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.

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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

Thank Balmillig
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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

Thank Susan M
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Ann L
1 June 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?
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Ann L
1 June 2017|
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Response from Pinkfluffyworld | Reviewed this property |
They still seemed to be in full swing and wee were there a few days through the week.
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