GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Corrieshalloch Gorge

5 miles (8 km)

This spectacular beauty spot is 1.5km long and 60 metres deep cutting through a Highland wilderness rich in flora and fauna. The River Droma runs through the gorge, dropping dramitcally through a series of waterfalls, including the 46 metre Falls of Measach. The gorge was formed at the end of the last ice age and can be viewed from a viewing platform and a Victorian suspension footbridge. The walk below takes you past the gorge and through Braemor Wood to Lael Forest Garden with its 200 different tree species and longer plantation section with waterfalls.
Corrieshalloch Gorge is located about 12 miles south of Ullapool.

Postcode

IV23 2PJ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Corrieshalloch Gorge OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Corrieshalloch Gorge Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

To the west there's the expansive Loch Maree where you can visit the Victoria Falls and try the circular Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail. There's also the splendid Victoria Falls to visit next to the loch. The rushing falls are named after Queen Victoria who visited the site in 1877.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Scottish Highlands Walks page.

Photos

Corrieshalloch Gorge - geograph.org.uk - 1065622

Corrieshalloch Gorge. Off the A835, this gorge is a few minutes walk from the car park. Seen here from the end of the trail on the other side of the bridge.

Corrieshalloch gorge viewing platform. - geograph.org.uk - 1623171

Corrieshalloch gorge viewing platform. Don't walk out onto it unless you have a good head for heights!

Bridge over Corrieshalloch Gorge - geograph.org.uk - 528446

Bridge over the Gorge. The suspension bridge over the ravine.

Corrieshalloch Gorge information board - geograph.org.uk - 2144948

Information board at the site. Here you can see details of the two walks. One is the short one to the suspension bridge and viewing platform. The other takes you along the top of the gorge.

Corrieshalloch Gorge car park - geograph.org.uk - 2144945

View of the roadside car park at the site.

Abhainn Droma - geograph.org.uk - 7290

Abhainn Droma. The river drains Loch Droma, and is seen here at Braemore shortly before plunging down the Corrieshalloch Gorge in the Falls of Measach. Abhainn is Gaelic for 'river' - pronounce it 'AH-ven'.

Car park and viewpoint, A832 - geograph.org.uk - 1583965

Car park and viewpoint, A832. The A832 leaving Braemore Junction for Dundonnel. The large car park on the spur between the Corrieshalloch and Cuileag gorges gives a fine view down Strath More and Loch Broom towards Ullapool. View from the summit of Meall nan Doireachan.

Cleared area by Corrieshalloch Gorge - geograph.org.uk - 2144915

Cleared area by the gorge.

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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