Explore the wonderful Applecross Peninsula on a day trip from Inverness. See some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the Highlands such as Loch Carron, Torridon and Beinn Eighe Nature Reserve.
Travel to one of the secluded areas in Scotland, Applecross Peninsula, and enjoy an inspiring experience taking you to a Scottish Highland wonderland with breathtaking scenery, a perfect way to escape the bustling crowds of the city.
Start your adventure to Applecross Peninsula with a drive from Inverness across the scenic Black Isle. From there, stop by the charming village of Lochcarron and admire the magnificent Loch Carron, one of the treasures of North Western Highlands. Then, travel to Ardarroch to relish its amazing views over Loch Kishorn.
Continue with a climb over the Bealach nam Ba (the Pass of the Cattle), the third highest road in Britain, and stop at the summit for some breathtaking views across to Raasay and the Isle of Skye.
Head towards the beautiful village of Applecross and discover the checkered history of the Highlands at the local heritage center. Take in the incredible landscapes of Applecross and look out for its great wildlife.
From Applecross, make your way along the banks of Loch Torridon to Shieldaig. Drop by Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve and see its ancient pine woods and soaring golden eagles.
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Lochcarron & Ardarroch
Your trip starts with a drive across the scenic Black Isle. Your first stop is the lovely village of Lochcarron, which sits beside Loch Carron, undoubtedly one of the gems of the North Western Highlands of Scotland. You’ll travel to Ardarroch to enjoy the views over Loch Kishorn to the mountains.
Bealach nam Ba
Your journey continues with a dramatic climb over the Bealach nam Ba. The Pass is the third highest road in Britain and climbs to over 2,000 feet! You’ll stop at the summit for breathtaking views across to Raasay and the Isle of Skye before commencing the descent to Applecross Village.
Applecross is a beautiful village situated on a sweeping bay. Spend time enjoying the seascape or finding out more about the checkered history of the Highlands at the local heritage centre. At Applecross wildlife abounds, so nature lovers can look out for red deer, pine martens and otters.
Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve
From Applecross you’ll make your way along the banks of Loch Torridon to Shieldaig where you’ll make a further stop before travelling through the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve. This is Britain’s first National Nature Reserve and home to ancient pine woods and soaring golden eagles.
Return to Iverness
You’ll then travel onwards to Kinlochewe and Achnasheen, from where you’ll retrace your steps home to Inverness.
End of Tour
Price & Options
Children 3 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Due to the size and type of vehicles used, luggage is restricted to one small/medium size bag.
Students must bring a valid school ID.
Smoking is not permitted on any of the tour vehicles.
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
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Any cancellations made within 3 business days of your activity (after 09:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.