Wester Ross

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One of the most scenic sections of Scotland’s famous North Coast 500 route. Picture ancient mountains, glistening lochs, endless moorland and white sandy beaches. 

Wester Ross has one of the lowest population densities in Europe and that has allowed nature here to flourish. A designated national scenic area and biosphere reserve, Wester Ross is a wildlife watchers' paradise. This unspoilt corner of Scotland is home to eagles, red deer, otters, black-throated divers and many other beasties. Whales, dolphins and seals are known to roam the northwestern coast of Scotland, and countless seabirds inhabit the cliffs and rocky shores. 

Hikers, climbers and mountain bikers are all drawn to the splendid Torridon hills. An area home to some of the oldest rocks in the world and an impressive range of dramatic peaks. Torridon and Applecross are also popular with sea kayakers, who can explore the bays, coves, skerries and beaches dotted along the rugged coastline. 

You'll also find the North West Highlands Geopark in Wester Ross. Stretching between just north of Ullapool all the way south to Durness. This geopark includes the staggering beautiful region of Assynt & Coigach, known for its remarkable mountain scenery.

Nestling in between the impressive mountain vistas of Torridon and the jaw-dropping landscape of Assynt you'll find Gairloch, Loch Maree and the Fisherfield Forest. Fisherfield Forest is often nicked named the Great Wilderness, as it's entirely devoid of human settlement or roads and is an ideal destination for committed adventurers. Loch Maree is one of the best places in Scotland to see native Caledonian Pine and one of the dreamiest spots to go canoeing, with numerous loch islands to explore. Visitors to Gairloch are treated to Mediterranean style beaches with spectacular mountain backdrops.

 

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