GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Ullapool Walks

5 miles (7.8 km)

This attractive town sits on the shores of Loch Broom in the north west of Scotland. It's notable as the place where you can catch the ferry over to Stornoway in the Outer Hebrides.
This walk takes you along the harbour and sea wall before climbing to the viewpoint on Ullapool Hill.
The walk starts in the car park in the town centre and heads west to visit the Ullapool River. You can then follow trails around the harbour passing the Stornoway Ferry. The trail then heads east to climb to Meall Mor or Ullapool Hill. The hill stands at a heigh of 270 metres, providing great views over the town to Loch Broom and the sea.
The route then descends back to the town passing the hill's woodland and waterfalls as you go.

Ullapool OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Ullapool Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Ullapool

  • Corrieshalloch Gorge - This spectacular beauty spot is 1.5km long and 60 metres deep cutting through a Highland wilderness rich in flora and fauna
  • ArdessieFalls - These delightful falls are located on the south western shore ofLittle Loch Broom in the Scottish Highlands near Dundonnell.
  • Loch Maree - This walk visits the beautiful Victoria Falls next to Loch Maree in theNorthwest HighlandsofScotland
  • Beinn Eighe - Follow the Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail through a beautiful nature reserve on this circular walk near Kinlochewe
  • Loch Assynt - This walk visits ruins of Ardvreck Castle on the shores of Loch Assynt near Lochinver, Sutherland
  • Eas a' Chual Aluinn - This walk takes you to the highest waterfall in Britain
  • Gairloch Waterfall Walk - This walk visits the pretty waterfalls in Flowerdale Glen on the eastern side of Loch Gairlochin Wester Ross.
  • LochinverRiver Walk - This pleasant riverside walk takes you along the River Inver in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland.

Pubs/Cafes

The Arch Inn is a nice place for some post exercise relaxation and refreshment. It's located in a lovely spot overlooking the loch with views of the Fannich hills. You can find them at postcode IV26 2UR for your sat navs.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head to the southern end of Loch Broom and you could visit the stunning Corrieshalloch Gorge. It's a very scenic area with views of the River Droma and a series of lovely waterfalls.
To the north there's Eas a' Chual Aluinn, the highest waterfall in the UK. The walk also visits Loch na Gainmhich, a popular starting point for the walk to the falls.

Photos

Ullapool seafront - geograph.org.uk - 2412701

Ullapool seafront

Ullapool Pier - geograph.org.uk - 2540205

Ullapool Pier

Mouth of the Ullapool River - geograph.org.uk - 1380594

Mouth of the Ullapool River. Mouth of the Ullapool River Loch Broom on the left.

Lochbroom , Ullapool Pier - geograph.org.uk - 2255500

Lochbroom , Ullapool Pier

Heading towards Ullapool - geograph.org.uk - 1884269

Heading towards Ullapool

Hill above Ullapool - geograph.org.uk - 627506

Hill above Ullapool

Shoreline at Ullapool - geograph.org.uk - 562797

Shoreline at Ullapool

Ullapool, from the Ullapool Hill Walk - geograph.org.uk - 1105371

Ullapool, from the Ullapool Hill Walk

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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