Durness - Ullapool(70 miles)

Tour/Activity , United Kingdom

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Departing from the rugged beauty of Durness, our journey continues southward towards the picturesque town of Ullapool, nestled on the shores of Loch Broom. As we traverse the winding roads, we are treated to breathtaking vistas of the Scottish Highlands, where majestic mountains meet the glistening waters of lochs and fjords. Our first stop along the way is the iconic Kylesku Bridge, spanning the tranquil waters of Loch a' Chàirn Bhàin with its graceful arches. Here, we pause to admire the engineering marvel and soak in the surrounding natural splendor. Continuing our drive, we find ourselves amidst the untamed wilderness of Assynt, characterized by its rugged landscapes and ancient geological formations. Be sure to make a stop at the stunning Ardvreck Castle, perched dramatically on the shores of Loch Assynt. The castle's weathered ruins evoke a sense of history and mystery, inviting exploration and contemplation. As we journey further south, we pass through the quaint village of Lochinver, known for its charming harbour and delectable seafood offerings. Consider stopping for a delicious meal at one of the local eateries, where you can savor the freshest catches of the day while taking in the peaceful surroundings. Our route then takes us through the breathtaking scenery of the Inverpolly Nature Reserve, where rugged peaks and shimmering lochs create a landscape of unparalleled beauty. Keep an eye out for wildlife such as red deer, golden eagles, and otters, which call this pristine wilderness home. Finally, we arrive in Ullapool, a charming coastal town renowned for its vibrant arts scene, bustling harbour, and stunning sunsets. ( Any entrances are paid locally)