The scenery in the north-west of Scotland is about as good as it gets' majestic mountains sweep down to a wild and miraculously unspoiled coast. It is one of the most remote and beautiful corners of the British Isles. There are abundant walking opportunities both along the coast and in the surrounding hills.
Unique self-catering holidays in old croft houses offering simple but charming holiday accommodation, and an ideal holiday retreat for those wanting to spend time outdoors experiencing this unique area of Scotland. Self catering cottages near Achiltibuie are full of character and charm - you will often find pieces of furniture made from driftwood and herring boxes. This location will appeal to anyone looking for an atmospheric place to stay with access to an unspoilt area of Scotland. Many do not contain the normal luxuries expected of Tourist Board standards (TV, fitted kitchen, linen, cleaners, etc) but have everything you need to be very comfortable. and allow you to admire the wonderful views of sea, islands and mountains.
Achiltibuie is approx 2 hours drive from Inverness - 1 hour to Ullapool and 45 minutes from Ullapool. From Ullapool take the A835 Ullapool to Durness road and turn off about 10 miles north of Ullapool. Follow directions to Achiltibuie.
- Geological trail at Elphin
- Summer Isles Cruises
- Highland Reeds bag pipe school
- Inverness Airport - approx 90 miles
- Ullapool - 30 miles
- Hydroponicum at Achiltibuie