The following links are meant as a guide for ideas of what you can do, see and enjoy whilst staying at Dunvegan House. Ullapool is a great hub for this part of the Highlands with good links north and south as well as to the Hebrides. South of us, Corrishaloch Gorge and waterfall is a breath taking spot to see and you can explore along the coast to Gairloch taking in Inverewe Garden, An Teallach, Dundonnell and even visit the Isle of Skye for a day trip. North, you can visit Coigach and Achiltibuie, Lochinver and Assynt and travel up to Durness and Cape Wrath. Within the village we have tour boats travelling through Loch Broom and to the Summer Isles, a ferry survive to the Isle of Lewis, walks along the river and up the hill behind the village, art galleries, music venues, bars and restaurants and a number of great festivals and events throughout the year. Please take a look at some of the links we have provided to get a feel for what is on offer and available to visitors, we hope you'll realise there are lots of reasons to come and stay. *PLEASE NOTE: Some places are only open in summer months and seasonally, please check with the places in case they are closed when you visit.
Ullapool museum is a great place to visit to find out about the history of the village and region. Not only is it informative and will give you ideas of other places to see and visit, but it is next door to us so easy to pop in!
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One of the local tour operators that tour Loch Broom visiting the Summer Isles. It is normal to encounter seals and birdlife along with visiting dolphin, whales and fabulous scenery.
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A fast and exciting RIB that tours the coast, loch and islands, seeing great views and a multitude of wildlife. Also operating from Ullapool Harbour throughout the summer months.
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The geology of the region is famous throughout the world, we gained National Geopark status and have the 'Moine Thrust' running under our feet. Discover more at the Knockan Crag centre.
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Corrieshalloch Gorge is one of the highest waterfalls in the UK and was created over millions of years. A breath taking location, with a suspension bridge crossing the gorge.
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An Talla Solais
An Talla Solais is a community led arts centre that hosts exhibitions and runs courses and workshops. Local and visiting artist have displays throughout the year.
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Theses suggestions are just a starting point to give you some ideas. Some other links that might be of interest include:
Macbraynes - ferry operators that sail from Ullapool to the
Isle of Lewis
Loopallu festival - annual music festival that attracts a friendly crown and international acts
Ullapool Book Festival - small yet very well respected literary festival
Ullapool Tourism and Business Association - Ullapool information and links
Ullapool Guitar Festival - annual guitar festival with some top names from the indutry
Rhue Studio - home to James Hawkins, open to public through the year
The Seaforth - bar and restaurant overlooking Ullapool Harbour
The Ceilidh Place - food and venue, few doors away from Dunvegan House
The Tea Store Cafe - teas, coffees, cakes and all day breakfast
Undiscovered Scotland - information about the area
Highland Stoneware - pottery based in Lochinver and Ullapool
Inverewe Gardens - famous Highland gardens along the coast from us
Loch Broom Leisure Centre - swimming pool and gym in Ullapool
Ullapool Village Hall - hosts events, concerts, festivals, markets and sales through the year
Northwest Outdoors sports shop and suppliers across road from Dunvegan - good for advice on climbing and walking the area