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Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve

#2 of 23 things to do in Ullapool Features Animals
Ullapool IV27 4HH, Scotland
01854 613418
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Very interesting

Stopped here in the pooring rain but did the walk anyway. Really interesting and easy to understand... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Spectacular views and informative

There is adequate parking with picnic tables and toilet facilities. The paths are well maintained... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Norman W
Edinburgh, Scotland
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Ullapool IV27 4HH, Scotland
01854 613418
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Reviewed yesterday

Stopped here in the pooring rain but did the walk anyway. Really interesting and easy to understand geological information in the hut near the car park, so even if you don't do the full walk, you could just go to the hut. Need to wear...More

Thank Lupin16
Reviewed 3 days ago

There is adequate parking with picnic tables and toilet facilities. The paths are well maintained and steep parts have steps. There is plenty of information about the geology of the area so as well as a good hike with spectacular views there is plenty of...More

Thank Norman W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The leaflet says an hour to do this walk. Believe me it will take you longer. Not just because the steps are a bit challenging for older people but because you will want to stop often and just look at the view. I am not...More

Thank marilynw888
Reviewed 1 week ago

walks with information boards, showing how the mountains, hills and valleys in the area were formed.

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's a short walk to a thatched ramada housing an informative and interactive display on the Knochan Crag, birthplace of thrust tectonics. There are signposted walks, although we didn't do them. And loos too. It's well worth a stop to help understand the enormously turbulent...More

Thank sjgiants
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a short hike and learned about the stoneformations in this part of the highlands. Do stop here to see how the earth and stones came to be. There is a lot of information to take in. During the hike you will have some...More

Thank Marieke V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fascinating visitor centre and the walk round the fresh is beautiful as well as informative. The views of the surrounding countryside are splendid.

Thank 14Madwife59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not have enough time to fully explore but would return if holiday in the area again. The closest we have been able to get to Deer in real natural surroundings. Don't miss this attraction plus its free.

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to go on this hike even though it was raining and it was definitely worth it. The geological aspects of the hike were interesting but it really was just the beauty of the hike itself that I enjoyed. Maybe since...More

Thank Lucy A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started our week in the area at Knockan Crag which was a brilliant introduction to some of the geology of the area - even my husband was interested (and I fully appreciated the handily polished rock surfaces and easy paths up to the crags)....More

Thank cakeandbubbly
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