Leaving your accommodation in the morning in Inverness, the day starts with an hours drive through rolling hills towards Ullapool. The picturesque fishing town of Ullapool, it's one of the least spoilt natural environments in the UK. Ullapool Museum tells the story of the people who have made this challenging environment their home, from the first settlers after the Ice Age to the present day.
Leaving Ullapool, this part of the trip is very scenic – hold your breath! The next stop will be at the Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve, which provides evidence of how glacial meltwater can create deep gorges. A short steep walk will bring you to the Victorian suspension bridge that crosses the gorge. You can look down at a series of waterfalls.
Further on, we will be driving towards Poolewe we will call into Inverewe Garden with a verdant oasis of foliage and riotously colourful flower collections and spend sometime wandering around the grounds.
Gairloch has a golf course, a museum, several hotels, a variety of shops, takeaway restaurants, beaches and nearby mountains. Gairloch is one of the principal villages on the North Coast 500 route.
On our way back to Inverness, we will stop at Victoria Falls for photos and then we will continue through the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve.
We will be driving towards Contin and visit our final stop will be at Rogie Falls where you will see the waterfall that is famous for salmon viewing from the suspension bridge which has stunning views. Additionally, you have the option to spend some time exploring the forest if you want. After visiting Rogie Falls, we will return you to your accommodation.