Point Cottage B&B

22 West Shore Street, Ullapool, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, IV262UR, United Kingdom | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Ullapool

Over the hills to Lochinver

A travel blog entry by abercromby56

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It's raining today (wot??? In Scotland???) so time to catch up on a bit of blogging....

Yesterday we went over the winding, mainly single-track road to Lochinver on the wildly beautiful west coast, natural habitat of those nasty minuscule midges, without which this part of Scotland would no doubt be thronging with folk. ...

Day Nine (28.4 miles.... cum 169.62)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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... of us and Loch na Sealga to the west. In amongst a stand of trees, surprisingly in a place as remote as this, a cuckoo started calling, followed by another in a tree ahead of me. This bird then flew and I got to watch them both flying for a few minutes. A rare sight and welcome. But then it was back to walking. We ate on the move and continued to make good progress. Up here we saw one other party of walkers in the distance. They looked like a D of E group. Other wise, we were on our ...

Day Eight (22.1 miles....Cum 141.22)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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... and drop down to Inverlael. After some frustrating pfaffing around forest roads, we came down to the main Ullapool road, where our hostess, Danielle, for this evening had kindly volunteered to pick us up at 7pm. We set out at 8am. Again we have fallen on our feet. Danielle and her husband, Craig, have been so welcoming and helpful. He knows our route for tomorrow well and has given me some tips. 24 miles and a slightly better ...

Day Seven (15.31 miles....Cum 119.12)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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... down fishing lodges already. This place has been very well renovated and as with everywhere we have stayed, remarkably welcoming. Only six fishers here though. Apparently Sunday is a popular changeover day and worse still, the salmon are not present this year. This party caught their only fish on Monday, so some left early. Various reasons given....trawling, pollution though the gilly says the waters are just too low for the time of year. ...

The wow factor

A travel blog entry by twovines

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... narrower and steeper as we make our way towards the waterfall. We are pretty high now and can see the river way down in the valley below. Finally we reach a high point and can hear the gushing water - we must be close! And suddenly there it is, a beautiful mass of gushing white...wow!

To see the falls in all their glory it is necessary to descend a very steep path which we take very slowly and carefully. We guess that this is the bit the warnings ...

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