Eat, drink and socialise:
The Ben Loyal Hotel, Tongue approx 4 miles
The Tongue Hotel, Tongue approx 4 miles
The Craggan Hotel, Melness approx 1/2 mile
There is a Local shop/postoffice within 1 mile in Talmine. There is a Spar shop and a shop/post office in Tongue, 4 miles away.
Beaches and mountains
Melness beaches, are just down the croft land at the front of the house. You can walk down to the sand dunes and along the usually deserted beaches to the mouth of the Kyle of Tongue where you can look out to the Rabbit islands and Talmine bay and harbour. you can see the Orkney Islands on a clear day. You will often be spotted by the seals.
Talmine harbour and beaches.
Slightly further afield there are: