This area probably has the most distinctive landscapes of any part of mainland Scotland. Communities here are generally small with only Lochinver, Kinlochbervie and Durness of any size.
The Assynt Visitor Centre at Lochinver sets the scene for the geology and wildlife. Further north, cruises from the pier at Kylesku will take you west for a view of the Eas a' Chuil Aluinn, the highest waterfall in the UK. Visit Cape Wrath, the far north-west point of Scotland. The Clo Mor cliffs, between the Kyle and the cape, are the highest on the Scottish mainland. From Durness you continue east along the north coastal road to Tongue and Thurso, the most northerly town in mainland Scotland.
Friday & Sunday May to Sept, other days by arrangement.
by air to Inverness/Aberdeen/Edinburgh/Glasgow Airports. By train with Scotrail. By bus with Citylink. Car parking available
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