Ullapool in the Scottish Highlands

Ullapool for Holidays in Scotland


The north-west Highlands of Scotland is one of the top visited tourist destinations for people who love beautiful scenery watching wildlife and discovering remote and unspoilt landscapes. At Ullapool you will find a small busy town in summer as it acts as a gateway to the far north of Scotland as well as the ferry to the Outer Hebrides.

Ullapool is a popular holiday centre for visitors to Scotland and you will find all the things that make a holiday in the Scottish Highlands special - coastal areas, mountains including Munros, the nearby Summer Islands, wildlife including dolphins, seals, wild deer and golden eagles. In fact if you love wildlife the Scottish Highlands around Ullapool is ideal.


The Ferry from the Hebrides arriving at Ullapool

Ullapool - Shore Street with its shops and holiday accommodation overlooking Loch Broom

Shore Street at Ullapool with its shops and holiday accommodation overlooking Loch Broom.

Loch Broom and Ullapool

Loch Broom and Ullapool photographed from a walk above the town.


Ullapool is the main Highland community linking the north west of Scotland (Sutherland and Caithness) to the west of Scotland (Wester Ross) while providing the ferry point to the Outer Hebrides - Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis. Ullapool is perfect as a holiday centre to explore the highlands of Scotland and you will also enjoy the Highland hospitality in the pubs and hotels in Ullapool.

In summer there are boat trips to the Summer Isles and around Loch Broom where you will often see wildlife including seals, dolphins and seabirds. You can also arrange to go on fishing and scuba diving trips from Ullapool.

Self Catering Cottages

Camusnagaul self catering cottage overlooks Little Loch Broom and are available all year round. Book now for beautiful scenery and a peaceful location surrounded by mountains and nearby sandy beaches.

The cottage sleeps up to 6 persons. Pets are welcome. Cot available. For the latest information and photographs please go to our cottages.com page for online booking.

Ullapool - Shoreline on Loch Broom

Ullapool showing the frontage and shoreline of Loch Broom

Ullapool to Stornoway Ferry arriving at Ullapool

Ullapool to Stornoway Ferry arriving at Ullapool

Fishing Boat at Ullapool Harbour

Fishing boat at Ullapool Harbour

Ullapool in the Highlands of Scotland

Ullapool has a good selection of shops including a supermarket. The local shops at Ullapool and in the surrounding areas are very well stocked providing a welcoming and friendly service.

Loch Broom

Loch Broom photo from Ullapool Harbour.

Ullapool in the Scottish Highlands - Town frontage showing Shore Street and Loch Broom

Boat at the harbour.

Ullapool Bed and Breakfast

A typical bed and breakfast at Ullapool. They are all very proud of their gardens and of the town.

Highland Bed & Breakfast

Holiday cottages in the Highlands of Scotland


Fisherfield is one of the most popular areas near Ullapool and Camusnagaul for hill walking.

Ullapool in the Highlands

Ullapool is surrounded by outstanding scenery, to the south is An Teallach and Fisherfield with the small crofting communities of Dundonnell, Camusnagaul, Laide, Aultbea and Poolewe. The area has many beautiful beaches where kids will love playing in the sand and swimming, and for the adventurous their are hill walking and mountain biking through unspoilt hills and mountains. Further down is the community of Gairloch where you can arrange for trekking or trips over to Skye.

To the north of Ullapool you will find more unspoilt landscape, and driving into north-west Sutherland you will see some of Scotland most remote and achingly beautiful locations which hopefully you will love, as we do. You can easily drive to Lochinver and beyond on a day trip from Ullapool.

Scenery near Ullapool - Highlands of Scotland

North of Ullapool looking towards Inverpolly

View over Ullapool

View over Ullapool and Loch Broom

Ullapool Caravan Park on the shoreline of Loch Broom

Ullapool Caravan and Camping site overlooking Loch Broom. The campsite is a very short walk from the town centre.

Traditional fishing boat at Ullapool, Highlands of Scotland.

Traditional fishing boat in Ullapool Bay


Beautiful Scenery near Ullapool

Beautiful scenery towards Stac Pollaidh

On the road north from Ullapool towards Stac Pollaidh

Ullapool Sea Adventure Trips

Seascape Expeditions for fast adventure boat trips from Ullapool

From Ullapool you can book boat trips to explore the coastal areas. Trips are available to visit the Summer Isles, day trips to Skye and longer trips to the Outer Hebrides. Trips are available during the summer months but are best booked in advance to avoid disappointment.

Brian who runs Seascape Expeditions lives at Camusnagaul and his fast boat is berthed opposite our holiday accommodation. You can contact Brian through his website www.sea-scape.co.uk

Ullapool Accommodation

Kilbrannan Holiday House: 4 Star Self-Catering near Ullapool, Ross-shire. 3 star new house in Braes of Ullapool, among wonderful mountain scenery, sleeps up to 6 persons (No smoking / Sorry No Pets.)

Bed and Breakfast near Ullapool

Ullapool Camping and Caravan Sites

Ullapool Campsite

You will find a number of camping and caravanning sites at Ullapool or nearby. Broomfield Holiday Park is located at Ullapool and the site is on the shoreline of Loch Broom.

Ardmair Campsite

Ardmair Camping and Caravan site is 3 miles north of Ullapool.

Ullapool Map

Highland bed and breakfast


Ullapool Self-Catering Cottages

Ullapool holidays

Local Information and Pictures





Tourist information on Ullapool

There are many hotels, bed & breakfast accommodation available at Ullapool. One of the best places to find out local information is Ullapool Tourism and Business Association website.


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