North West Sutherland DMG lies in the far northwest of the country, and is one of a number of deer groups in Sutherland.
The boundaries of the area are:
– in the east: the A836 running northwards from Lairg, leading on to theB893 Strathnaver road up to Bettyhill
– in the south west: a line following Lochs Shin, Merkland, More and Stack and along the Laxford river to Laxford Bridge
– in the west and north, following the coast from Laxford Bridge all the way around to Bettyhill.
The area includes iconic mountains such as Ben Hope and Ben Loyal. The villages of Altnaharra, Bettyhill, Tongue, Durness, Achfary and Kinlochbervie are all located within the area.
For a map of the NW Sutherland DMG area click here.