Garve (Scottish Gaelic: Gairbh) is a village on the Black Water river, in Ross-shire, and is in the Highland Council area of Scotland.[1] It is situated 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Contin, on the A835, the main road to Ullapool on the west coast, close to where the A832 branches off towards Achnasheen.

Garve
Garve is located in Ross and Cromarty
Garve
Garve
Location within the Ross and Cromarty area
OS grid referenceNH397614
Council area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtIV23 2
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57°36′51″N 4°41′05″W / 57.61429°N 4.68481°W / 57.61429; -4.68481Coordinates: 57°36′51″N 4°41′05″W / 57.61429°N 4.68481°W / 57.61429; -4.68481

The village is served by the Garve railway station, on the Kyle of Lochalsh Line, which crosses the A835 road on a level crossing. In 1890 Garve was proposed as the starting-point of a railway to Ullapool. The village has a primary school and hotel but no shop. The village is within the Garve and District Community Council area.

Garve and District are served by the Garve and District Development Company, a company formed by the community during 2017.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Garve". The Gazetteer for Scotland. School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh and The Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Retrieved 19 June 2018.