West Coast of Scotland, July 2007

N 57° 02' W 05° 42'

The Most Remote Pub in Britain

July 15, 2008

After rounding Ardnamurchan Point we sailed up through the “Small Isles” which is the collective name given to Eigg, Rum and Muck and then passed Mallaig before tuning into Loch Nevis.

The little hamlet of Inverie lies on the northern shore of the Loch and is so remote that there isn’t actually a road to it.

It is also the site of the “Old Forge” pub, which provides mooring buoys for any cruisers who get that far.

I think this is the first time I have ever called up a pub on the VHF in Britain, unlike the Caribbean where everyone seems to have got the VHF habit before mobile phones were invented.

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theoldforge March 24, 2009 at 01:38 PM

Hi just found this site! Its Brilliant! Anyway, just to say

glad you enjoyed your visit to Knoydart. Sometimes necessity is the mother of invention, no mobiles but have VHF!! Have a great sailing sumer 2009! Jackie at The Old Forge

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