Things To DoSome links of things to do and places to visit
around Ullapool and surrounding area.
Summer Queen Cruises
The Summer Queen sails from Ullapool harbour. The 4 hour morning cruise visits the Summer Islands, landing on Tanera Mhor. The 2 hour afternoon
encounters seals, dolphin, whales and bird life including Sea Eagles.
Summer Queen Website
Sea Scape Tours
Sea Scape operate a rigid inflatable tour boat from Ullapool Harbour. Slightly faster than the Summer Queen, Sea Scape also visits the Summer Isles islands. Normally encounter seals, many sea birds and even porpoise, dolphin and the
Sea Scape Tours Website
The ferry to Lewis operates from Ullapool Harbour throughout the year. In the summer it runs three times a day making it possible to tour the
Isle of Lewis and be back on the same day.
Caledonian MacBraynes Website
Flick and James Hawkins have a studio at Rhue, close to us. We have examples of James's work hanging in Skylark. You can see more and meet James at his studio, along with exhibitions of other artists.
Rhue Art Website
Ullapool Golf Course
Play golf on the shores of Loch Broom looking out to the Atlantic and Summer Isles.
Ullapool Golf Club Website
Dun Canna Fort
Dun Canna is an Iron Age fort just north of Skylark. A great walk and well worth it, the
remnants of this fort will make you sit and wonder how the people back then managed to
build such a structure!
The museum is in a former Telford Church and gives a great background of knowledge about this area and it's history, covering the
Celts, Vikings and crofting settlements of old, and the more recent influence of the fishing industry.
Ullapool Museum Website
One of the highest waterfalls and gorge systems in the UK, Corrieshalloch has a great path system and a suspension bridge overlooking the gorge. Not for those scared of heights!
The area north of Skylark is a designated GeoPark in recognition of the geological importance of the area. A great way to get an understanding of this is to visit the Knockan Crag Nature Reserve.
Knockan Crag Website
Natural caves north of Skylark that ones were home to bears and animals that lived here during the last ice age. A great walk still.
Bone Caves Website
Ullapool Book Festival
A great little festival that welcomes international and local writers. Talks and readings take place over the weekend of the festival, and people travel from all over the world to take part.
Ullapool Book Festival Website
Ullapool's annual music festival that sees local and international acts playing in the village. The bars around the village also put on a good line up of music and entertainment. Usually sells out fast so get tickets early and don't forget accommodation!
The main site for the area detailing lots to do and see, what is on throughout the year, and tips on getting here and much more. Take a look if you are looking to plan a visit to the area, or contact us for more information.
Angus Bruce Photography
Angus is a photgrapher in Ullapool. Our website includes much of his work. If you would like to see more of what Angus has to offer and maybe buy a print, please take a look at his site.
Angus Bruce Photography Website
Lochbroom Leisure Centre
Leisure Centre and Swimming Pool. Great for families and kids, especially on poor days.
Lochbroom Leisure Website