1. United Kingdom
  2. Scottish Highlands
  3. Inverness
  4. Applecross

Applecross, Loch Carron & Wild Highlands Tour from Inverness

Product ID: 190020
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Enjoy a day exploring the scenic beauty of the Northern Highlands and travel to one of the most remote spots in Scotland; Applecross. See spectacular scenery and experience the breathtaking Applecross peninsula.
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Applecross peninsula
  • Take in the breathtaking views across Loch Carron
  • Travel on Britains third highest road
  • Watch for wildlife at the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve
Full description
Depart Inverness early in the morning and begin your tour crossing the beautifully scenic Black Isle and stopping in the village of Lochcarron. Enjoy the views across Loch Carron and perhaps pick up a bite to eat, before you continue on to Achintraid. The small village enjoys views over Loch Kishorn and a breathtaking mountain range on the opposite shore.

Continue your journey, climbing upwards through dramatic landscape over the Bealach na Ba (Gaelic for Pass of the Cattle). Pause for photos at the summit of the third highest road in Britain at over 2000 feet, so be ready for those breathtaking views across Raasay and the Isle of Skye. Begin your descent to Applecross village, located on a beautiful bay and full of natural wildlife, perfect for nature lovers. Look out for otters, red kites, deer and perhaps pine martens. Stop here and enjoy plenty of time to explore the village.

Begin your return journey to Inverness, driving along the banks of Loch Torridon, through the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve. This nature reserve is one of the oldest in Britain and is home to plenty of wildlife; you may even spot a golden eagle. Travel on through Shieldaig and Kinlochewe and homeward bound to Inverness.
Includes
  • Driver-guide
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and entry to attractions

When you get there

Meeting point

Stance 6, Inverness Bus Station, Margaret Street, Inverness, IV1 1LT

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Know before you go
• There is a small amount of walking involved, so please wear comfortable walking shoes
• This tour departs in all weather, so please bring waterproof clothing or an umbrella
• Unfortunately, we don't accept children under 5