Plenty to do
Plenty to see
Whether you want a relaxing
break, leisurely pottering around local shops and craft workshops,
or a hectic programme of sporting activities, the North West
Highlands of Scotland offer a unique holiday destination,
The natural scenery of
high mountains, rugged coastline and quaint crafting hamlets
is timeless and stunning; the Highlanders are warmly hospitable;
and there is abundant open space and uncongested roads.
Ullapool is centrally
located and an ideal base for exploring the Highlands and Islands.
Ferries sail to the Western Isles and there are cruises to the
For those whose pleasure
is observing the natural world, there is ample opportunity for
birdwatching, exploring the shore- and sea-life and photographing
flora and fauna.
Superb fishing, golf,
sailing, climbing and walking are all within a few minutes
drive from Ullapool. And even in wet weather, Ullapools
modern Leisure Centre offers swimming, fitness and games facilities.
Many Highland landmarks
and historic sites are but a short distance from Ullapool; the
falls of Measach in the Corrieshallach Gorge, the world famous
Inverewe Gardens, the Polly Nature Reserve, the sands at Gruinard
Bay and Achnahaird, the Lael Forest Garden and Trail, the 1870s
arboretum and walled garden at Leckmelm, and , at Achiltibuie,
the smokehouse for game and poultry and the hydroponicum with
exotic fruits and vegetables.