The fishing village of Lochinver is approximately 8 miles away and has a good range of facilities including a petrol station, Post Office, Spar, convenience store, hardware store, shops, restaurants, and cafes.
Flossie’s Beach Store is just over 2 miles from Elderbank and is open from Easter to October, selling fresh bread and milk, fresh coffee, and hot and cold food.
Choc-O-Latte Cafe is a chocolate cafe located 1 and 1/2 miles (about a 25-minute walk) from Elderbank. They serve delicious Belgian chocolate delights as well as teas and coffees. You can sit in the cosy cafe or outside overlooking the loch and Elderbank in the distance.
Drumbeg is a crofting village approximately 8 miles north of Elderbank. Here you will find Drumbeg stores, an award-winning independent licensed grocery shop selling general groceries, fine food, and ‘Drumbeg’ whisky. Assynt Aromas Candle shop and Secret Tea Garden is just a short walk from here, selling handmade candles and soaps, as well as coffee and cakes to be enjoyed in the garden.
The Jammery is just 2 miles from Elderbank and produces homemade jams and crafts as well as cakes and light bites.
A chip shop is open at Achmelvic caravan site during the season. Check their website here for opening times.