Attractions

Top Choice Gardens in Gairloch & Around

Inverewe Garden

Six miles north of Gairloch, this splendid place is a welcome splash of colour on this otherwise bleak coast. The climate here is warmed by the Gulf Stream, which allowed Osgood MacKenzie to create this exotic woodl…
Museum in Gairloch & Around

Russian Arctic Convoy Exhibition Centre

The Arctic convoys were a vital supply line for Russia during WWII; these merchant ships escorted by Allied warships brought supplies into the northern ports through a gauntlet of German ships and submarines. Many l…
Waterfall in Ullapool to Kyle of Lochalsh

Falls of Measach

Just west of the junction of the A835 and A832, 2 miles south of Braemore, a car park gives access to the Falls of Measach, which spill 45m into spectacularly deep and narrow Corrieshalloch Gorge. You can cross the …
Museum in Gairloch & Around

Gairloch Heritage Museum

This museum has interesting displays on life in the West Highlands from Pictish times to the present, including locally built fishing boats and a faithful recreation of a crofter's cottage. It will close at the end …
Visitor Centre in Loch Maree & Around

Beinn Eighe Visitor Centre

The Beinn Eighe Visitor Centre, a mile northwest of Kinlochewe, has interactive displays (good for kids) on local geography, ecology, flora and fauna. It provides information on walking routes, and sells maps and na…
Museum in Applecross

Applecross Heritage Centre

By a church, this interesting museum has resources for discovering your Applecross roots as well as displays on spinning wool – you may see a craftsperson at work – and the coming of Christianity, among other histor…