Location

Explore the wonderful gardens & beaches of the area

Gardens

Inverewe  Follow the A832 to the south towards Poolewe to visit this outstanding garden impressively set on the shores of Loch Ewe.

Kerrachar Gardens  Follow the road north to Kylesku and take a short 30 min boat trip to this unique and remote garden.

Leckmelm  Just 4 miles east of Ullapool on the main A835 to Inverness, this arboretum, planted in the 1870s, is full of splendid and rare trees, specie rhododendrons, azaleas and shrubs. Warmed by the Gulf Stream, this tranquil woodland setting has an alpine garden and paths which lead down to the shore of Loch Broom.

Seaview  Head south on the A832 to this delightful garden on the shores of Little Loch Broom, halfway between Ullapool & Gairloch.

Hydroponicum  Travel north to Achiltibuie to visit the garden of the future. Overlooked by the mountains of Wester Ross, The Hydroponicum at Achiltibuie has been established since the mid eighties and is now the premier centre for the demonstration of soilless growing in the UK. Its spectacular growing houses produce extraordinary results, come & see for yourself…

Beaches

Wester Ross boasts some of the most beautiful beaches. Enjoy a stroll along deserted golden sands or admire the beautiful stones:

The journey from Ullapool south towards Gairloch boasts some of the most glorious beaches on the west coast. Take a look at some of them from the beautiful Gruinard Bay  to the remote Mellon Udrigle shimmering sands. Carry on to Gairloch and the Big Sands.

A few miles north of Ullapool is the beautiful pebble beach at Ardmair overlooking Isle Martin.

A short trip further takes you to the beautiful sandy beaches of the Coigach  peninsula – the most well known being Achnahaird.