Over the lifetime of the scheme CALLP has enabled a wide range of books, guides and other publications to be produced. Publications and online resources include:

Coigach & Assynt—A Walker’s Guide by Dougie Cunningham

An excellent new walking guide to the area featuring 26 walks.

Available at https://www.nwhgeopark.com/shop/ and in local bookshops. Price £11.99


Fishing in Assynt—An Oral History by Dave McBain

A fascinating history of fishing told in the words of local fishermen.

Available from Inverbank Newsagents Lochinver, Rock Stop in Unapool, Ceilidh Place in Ullapool, and the Ullapool Bookshop. Price £10.

Coigach Fisheries by Angus McLeod

A fascinating history of fishing told in the words of local fishermen.

On sale locally in Achiltibuie and Ullapool. Price £5, or online £6, including p&p, by emailing coigach.heritage@gmail.com.


Between Mountain and Sea – a dog’s adventure in Coigach & Assynt by Jenny Grant

The front cover of the book. c. Jenny Grant

A beautifully illustrated children’s book.

Available in FISK, Polbain, Dornoch and Ullapool Bookshop, or online from www.jennygrant.co.uk. Price £16.50 soft back; £23 hard back.


Wellies & Wildlife by West Sutherland Fisheries Trust

Fun outdoor activities for children of all ages.

Available at https://www.wsft.org.uk/index.php/shop and in local shops. Price £3.


The Coigach & Assynt Collection edited by Ronan Martin

Traditional music, songs, historic photos and stories from Coigach & Assynt.

Available online at https://www.scotlandsmusic.com/Product/SM-6P3PXE/the-coigach-and-assynt-collection. Price £20.


The Story of Achlochan by Lizzie Williams

A history of this small peninsula packed with heritage.

Available in local shops. Price £3.50


Butterflies of Assynt by Assynt Field Club


A wildlife guide beautifully illustrated with full colour photographs.

Available from Lochinver Newsagent, Ullapool Ceilidh Place, Ullapool Bookshop;

Elphin Tea Room and The Rock Stop near Kylesku. Price £3.


Clachtoll Broch—An Iron Age Home in Assynt edited by Charlotte Douglas


A non-technical guide to the archaeological discoveries made at Clachtoll Broch.

Available in local shops. Free to anyone who was a volunteer on the project and to each household in Assynt.  Usual price £5.


Gaelic Place Names of Assynt by Assynt Field Club


An explanation of the meaning of local Gaelic place names.

Free to browse at https://www.assyntplacenames.net/


Coigach—Who We Are by Fiona Taylor el al


A stunning photographic collection of local people in their landscape.

Available in local shops. Price £40 or £25 for Coigach residents featured in the book.


Coigach & Assynt Sense of Place Toolkit by North West Highlands Geopark


A website full of information and inspiration to help people understand and communicate this unique area.

Free to browse at https://www.nwhgeopark.com/sense-of-place/


Women of Coigach – by Lisa MacDonald


Original poetry in Gaelic and English describing the lives of women young and old.

Available from local shops from end February 2022. Price £7.99