Ullapool is just over 60 minutes drive from Inverness which has bus, train and plane connections with the rest of Scotland and the UK. Coach services operate every day between Inverness and Ullapool with connections further north. Car rental is available from Inverness airport.
Ullapool's central location on the north-west coast makes it an ideal base for touring along the North Coast 500 route.
Head northwards and in 45 minutes you can be enjoying views of the Summer Isles from Achiltibuie.
Discover the unique coastal roads, panoramic views of mountains and remote sands of Sutherland. Explore the Inchnadamph caves along the way and Smoo Cave at Durness which also has beautiful beaches and dunes nearby. Intrepid travellers may like to take the trip to Cape Wrath which is the most north-westerly place on the British mainland.
Head south from Ullapool to explore Wester Ross with the unusual gardens at Inverewe, harbour and heritage museum at Gairloch with its nearby lighthouse, plus a whole range of mountain scenery and deserted beaches.