Things to See & Do

Our location offers a great base to explore the Highlands in Scotland.
You can visit the most wonderful white sandy beaches, Castles, distilleries, and drive around majestic mountains and spectacular Lochs.

Have a look at some of the spectacular places within a short distance of Lochbroom.

Shearwater Cruises

Shearwater Cruises sail from Ullapool Harbour just 3 miles north of Loch Broom Chalets. Regular cruises run from April to September over to Summer Isles where porpoises, sea eagles and seals are often spotted during the sail.

 

Ullapool

Ullapool was established as a fishing port in 1788 and has been a hub of fishing, sailing, ferry operations and boating activity since. The Caledonian MacBrayne Ferry runs frequently from Ullapool to Stornoway in the Outer Hebrides and during the summer month’s day trips are also an option.  There is a good selection of cafes, pubs and restaurants for dining out as well as take-away options like Fish & Chips, Indian and Chinese. Local produce is also available in the butchers and the market on Saturday’s, which also includes local arts and crafts.  The Museum showcases the history and heritage of Lochbroom as well as offering a Genealogy Research Service undertaken by Museum volunteers.  You will also find a great a selection of gift and book shops, outdoor clothing and Charity up-cycling.  The petrol station is open 24 hours and there is also a post office, health centre, bank, ATM and large tesco Supermarket which is open until 10pm.

 

Eas a chual Aluinn 

Britain largest waterfall with a drop of around 658 feet (200 meters) which is  more than 3 times higher than Niagara falls. The easiest way to see the waterfall is by boat and Kylesku boat tours offer sails out to see it. Alternatively you can do a 5-6 hour walk. Walk Highlands offer a detailed route map. https://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/ullapool/eas-a-chual-aluinn.shtml

 

Knocken Crag 

A favourite walking trail within the North West Highlands Geopark. It’s often described as the Jewel in the crown of the Geopark. The visitor’s center has extensive information boards on out how the mountains were formed and Geologists travel from all over the world to visit.  The trail has some wonderful stone sculptures and many great spots to have a picnic where you can relax and breath in the fresh air while admiring the wonderful views.

Corrieshalloch Gorge 

A short steep walk takes you down to Corrieshalloch Gorge which is a mile long canyon and waterfall. At the bottom of the trail you will reach a Victorian suspension bridge which takes you across the gorge to the viewing platform where the water surges many meters below. The woodland walk has good paths and great views out towards Loch Broom. The suspension bridge was built by John Fowler, the pioneering engineer responsible for the world’s first underground railway and joint chief engineer on the iconic Forth Railway Bridge. Due to its extraordinary natural features, Corrieshalloch Gorge is a National Nature Reserve.

 

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