Ullapool, Scotland, United Kingdom
The picturesque fishing town of Ullapool nestles on the shores of Loch Broom, in the Highlands. Its location is one of the more pristine natural environments in Britain. A diverse choice of walks in the area includes mountains, rocky coasts, through forests and into deep gorges. Dominating the landscape is the monolithic peak of 2,000’ (610 m) Stac Pollaidh. Nearby Corrieshalloch Gorge with its 150’ (46 m) Falls of Measach and the Inverpolly Nature Reserve allow you to experience the natural beauty of the Highlands. The geology of the area is highlighted by Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve and the fascinating Inchnadamph Bone Caves. Formed by water penetrating soft limestone, the caves contained 1,000 reindeer bones dating back as far as 47,000 years. Beside them were found the bones of four human beings, dating back 4,500 years.
Ullapool owns a reputation as a center for music, the arts and performance. Explore the Ullapool Museum and the Leckmelm Shrubbery & Arboretum.