Britain’s most remote pub for sale

Boater's bar on the Knoydart Peninsula is up for grabs

A Scottish pub only accessible by boat or via a 20-mile hike through the Highlands is for sale.

The Old Forge, located on the Knoydart Peninsula in northern Scotland, has an asking price of £790,000 and comes with 10 private moorings, a waterfront bar, restaurant and owner’s accommodation.

The Old Forge sits on the main cruising route to Skye, Hebrides and the Small Isles and has been run by Ian and Jackie Robertson for the last 20 years.

The closest village, Inverie, has a population of just 115 people but the pub’s popularity with boaters, ramblers and tourists means offers from potential buyers have been pouring in.

Estate agents Knight Frank said that there are five “serious” offers from potential bidders in Canada, Edinburgh, Oban, London and New Zealand.

“The first serious, secure offer over the asking price is likely to be accepted,” said David Reid at Knight Frank.

“Given its remoteness – and the time it takes to carry out viewings – we don’t expect a sale to be reached for a couple of months yet,” he added.

Scotland has long been a favourite haven for motorboaters, if you’re still unconvinced check out our photos of the Atlantic coast of Mull, Shetland and the east coast or find our favourite Scottish anchorages.