Spectacular Waterfalls, Gorges & Walks

Waterfalls & Gorges

On the main A835 2 miles west of Contin and about half way between Inverness to Ullapool, enjoy the walks and trails around Rogie Falls.

Closer to Ullapool (c. 12 miles east) just beyond the junction of the A832 are the spectacular Falls of Measach and the Corrieshalloch Gorge.

The road to Gairloch leads you by the Ardessie Falls between Dundonnell and Badcaul.

Circa 40 miles north of Ullapool in the village of Kylesku take a boat trip to the dramatic Waters of Kylescue.

Circa 20 miles north of Ullapool, turn right at Ledmore Junction and head for Lairg. Circa 7 miles from Lairg is the Falls of Shin  centre where you can see wild salmon leaping , enjoy forest walks, gift shops and restaurant.

Low level walks, Forest walks & Nature

It is not only the hardy mountaineer looking to bag munros who comes to Ullapool & Wester Ross.

The area has a variety of low level and way marked trails to offer the walker, birdwatcher, photographer, painter or simple lover of nature.

The Ullapool Hill walks offer spectacular views over the village and Loch Broom with An Teallach appearing in the distance as you climb to the 300ft summit. 

The Tourist Information Office (Tel: 01854 612135)  has leaflets for this walk. 

Alternatively, you can contact the Highland Ranger Service on 01854 633350 for details of walks.

Inverlael Forest  offers access to the mighty peaks of Beinn Dearg and Seana Bhraigh but also has many miles of forest trails for walking, cycling & running.

The Highland Council Ranger Service offers many guided walks and is the source of much advice and information on walking in the area. 

Contact on Tel: 01854 633350. 

Another source of information is the Walking in Scotland web site.