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North West Highlands

North West Highlands of Scotland



The North West Highlands of Scotland is the most remote, rural area of mainland Scotland, and Great Britain. Most appreciated for its natural beauty. The town of Fort William and the city of Inverness border between the North West Highlands and the Cairngorm Mountains, where the Caledonian canal travels from Loch Linnhe in the East, via Loch Ness and out to the Moray Firth, at Inverness. The area to the North West, is the remote North West highlands of Scotland. 
Caledonian Canal Locks Loch Ness Ullapool
Today the North West Highlands is increasingly more accessible with an increasing number of people enjoying living, working and visiting the region. The landscape of the Scottish highlands is dominated by steep mountains, lochs and glens, and miles of dramatic and unspoilt coastline. Further North there is a landscape of bogs and lochans and some major peaks. This area is largely unspoilt with access often only viable by narrow single track roads. In the West the climate is relatively mild compared with the rest of Scotland and especially at coastal and sea level locations. There are many islands lying off the coast, which vary greatly too.
This vastly unspoilt region offers a wealth of outdoor activities and sites of cultural and historic interest. It is an ideal destination for an adventure holiday and much sought after by outdoor enthusiasts, with great mountain ranges including the spectacularly scenic Torridon mountains. Equally it is an ideal destination for a true get away from it all relaxing break. There are many picturesque remote fishing villages and pretty coastal towns scattered throughout, including Plockton, Applecross and Ullapool, where visitors can enjoy the local seafood and touring the surrounding highland scenery.
There is an excellent range of holiday accommodation available in the North West Highlands to suit all, including B&Bs in the Highlands, hotels in the North West, highland lodges as well as coastal accommodation including some stunning Scottish holiday cottages and large self catering in the highlands, ideal for family holidays. There are remote and luxury resorts in the highlands, perfect for romantic getaways as well as beautiful areas for camping on the West Coast. We also offer holiday accommodation in Inverness such as holiday apartments and hotels in Inverness which are ideal for a short city break and touring the highlands.
Please click the link to view our selection of properties in the North West Highlands. Alternatively please click on the links below to find the best holiday accommodation and attractions in the North West Highlands. Alternatively please click on the links on the right to explore some of the other areas in Scotland.
Featured Holiday Accommodation in the North West Highlands 
Fearnmore Church Applecross
Glencanisp Lodge
Kinlochewe Mountain Chalets
Fearnmore Church, Applecross. 5 star self catering cottage, overlooking the Torridon Mountains. The perfect hide away for a romantic break. An ideal location for touring the North West Highlands.

Glencanisp Lodge, Sutherland. Large self-catering Victorian lodge in Sutherland, Scottish Highlands. Catering also available. Sleeps 28+. Kayaks, boats, fishing and deer stalking available on estate. Ideal for large groups.

Kinlochewe Mountain Chalets. 4 self catering lodges in Kinlochewe, Scottish Highlands. Sleep 4. Ideal base for families, hill walkers and mountaineers. Suitable for a truely peaceful break in a stunning tranquil location, with shop and pub nearby.

There are a wide range of attractions, activities and places to eat to suit all in the North West Highlands.

If you are unable to find suitable accommodation in the North West Highlands, there are many towns and villages nearby that offer accommodation with good transport links within the North West Highlands.


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