Northern Highlands

This vast region is sparsely populated, and includes the following settlements: Ullapool, Lochinver, Gairloch, Wick, Thurso, John O’Groats, Dingwall and Dornoch.

Ben Mor Coigach (SWT Reserve)

This is the largest of the SWT reserves, and is a wild place with spectacular views of the coastline and surrounding landscape. The landscape is typical of the area and is still under croft use. Located north of Ullapool, access is from the road to Achiltibuie. Facilites: Habitats: upland, peatland, coast Species: juniper, salmon, red […]

Handa Island (SWT Reserve)

Reached by passenger ferry from Tarbert, north of Scourie. The island is spectacular with cliffs, sandy beaches and exposed grassland. It is best to come during May, June or July to see the breeding seabirds. It is possible to volunteer here on a short or longer term basis. Facilities: Ranger, information point, Habitats: cliffs Species: […]

Invercassley Cottage

Former converted croft (sleeps 6) set in 1 and a half acres of mature grounds. An ideal location for touring the Highlands with both the East and West coasts only a 40 minute drive.