Ross & Cromarty Area Attractions

loch Maree is a magnificent loch epitomizes the rugged scenic grandeur of the West coast. 12 miles long and 3 miles wide the loch is ensConced between the towering form of Ben Slioch (3 217ft-980m) to the north and a shoulder of Beinn Eighe. At its widest part the loch is studded with isles and it was on the Isle Maree that St Maelrubha set up his cell in the 7C. The isle became a popular place of pilgrimage and Loch Ewe was rechristened Maree. a Corruption of Maelrubha. In the 17C the...

Old Man Of Torridon
Old Man Of Torridon

Annat Holiday Accommodation guide

Annat Holiday Accommodation guide provides you with information on Annat which is well located for touring the North West coast of the Scottish Highlands, the area provides plenty of holiday accommodation for the traveller to enjoy there stay in the area.

Annat is at the eastern end of Upper Loch Torridon in Wester Ross, approached on the A896, a single track road, south-east of the village of Torridon. This particular part of the Scottish Highlands is one of the most beautiful and dramatic regions on the West Coast of Scotland. Going north is the beautifully located village of Shieldaig. The road from Shieldaig hugs the coastline and the views across to the Torridon mountain range provide dramatic views of the islands of Rona, Raasay, and Skye.

Applecross is probably one of the remotest areas in Britain and is accessed either from the mountain pass of the Bealach na Ba, the highest continuous road pass in the UK, which reaches a peak of 626m (2,054ft) above sea level. or the coastal road that runs from Shieldaig, with its ancient pines and the stunning ancient sandstone mountains of Torridon lying beyond.

The whole area offers dramatic, stunning scenery with an abundance of wildlife, making it popular with walkers and those interested in outdoor pursuits.

There are excellent views across Loch Torridon towards the mountains and the towering Ben Alligin, part of the spectacular Torridon range, ideal for hill walking and climbing, going deeper and deeper into the Scottish wilderness.

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  • Annat Geolocation Latitude 57.531578° N Longitude -5.5166297° E
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Take a stroll along the shore and spot seals, dolphins, and otters, or hike up the range to see red deer, pine marten, and look for both golden and sea eagles. This is a nature lover’s paradise. Torridon is most famous for the CELTMAN!, an annual extreme triathlon.

Situated in the north-west Scottish Highlands, this region provides a truly get-away-from-it-all experience with dramatic mountain and loch views. Visit Inverewe Gardens and the Applecross Peninsula.

This particular part of the Scottish Highlands is one of the most beautiful and dramatic regions on the West Coast of Scotland. It is a highly popular tourist destination and offers everything for the outdoor enthusiast, with all levels of walking from Munro bagging to low-level coastal routes.

Going north is the beautifully located village of Shieldaig, with its ancient pines and sea loch, with the stunning ancient sandstone mountains of Torridon lying beyond.

Activities available locally include fishing, clay pigeon shooting, kayaking, gorge scrambling, mountain biking, boat trips, and so much more. You can enjoy golf at Gairloch or Lochcarron.

The accommodation here is mostly self-catering. You will find a wider range of services and amenities in Dingwall and Gairloch, with Inverness, the capital of the highlands, with the mainline railway station with regular services to Aberdeen, Perth, Wick, Kyle of Lochalsh and Edinburgh, as well as a sleeper to London six days a week and the airport with regular flights to the south and Europe.

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