Visit the picturesque village of Ullapool surrounded by mountains on the shores of Loch Broom.
Established as a fishing port in 1788, Ullapool is a thriving hub of fishing, boating, sailing and ferry operations. There is a vibrant vibe where you can often experience Live Musicians performing in the locals bars and there is also a thriving visual arts and craft scene.
Dining Out in Ullapool
There’s no shortage of cafes, pubs and restaurants. You can taste award winning Seafood at The Seafood Shack and also experience fine dining at The Dipping Lugger.
If you don’t feel like cooking you can pick up a take away meal where you can chose from seafood, fish & chips, or Indian and Chinese food.
Dining in at Loch Broom Cabins
Grab an opportunity to experience some of the local produce that Ullapool has to offer. You can order fresh local produce online at The Green Bowl in Elphin which can be delivered directly to your chalet on a Friday. The local butchers and fish shop opposite the Ferry terminal has a great selection to chose from and the Ullapool smokehouse has a good variety of salmon, trout and cheeses.
Places to visit near Ullapool
Pay a visit to the Museum, which showcases the history and heritage of Loch Broom. The Museum is run by some wonderful volunteers, who also offer a fabulous Genealogy Research Service.
With an abundance of Art galleries, Gift & Book Shops, you’re sure to find some precious gems to take away with you as a souvenir, or take a gift back for your precious ones.
There’s also an Outdoor Clothing shop if you need to grab some new walking boots or hiking gear, ready for your journey exploring the Scottish Highlands and the surrounding areas.
You never know what treasures you will find in The New Broom Charity Up-cycling shop which is a great place to pick up a bargain.
The petrol station is open 24 hours and there is also a post office, health centre, banks, ATM and medium size Tesco Supermarket open until 10pm.
The Caledonian MacBrayne ferry runs frequently from Ullapool to Stornoway in the Outer Hebrides and during the summer months you can sail over for a day trip.
Take your time to explore the Ullapool and the shores of Loch Broom
and book your stay at Loch Broom Cabins in advance.