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Loch Kishorn, Applecross, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very good road for car enthusiasts and street racers, also good for motorbike fans. Very twisty roads, roads are fairly narrow, enough space for one car, there are passing points. May need cars with larger engines as very steep inclines. Nice spots to take photos,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 555adrianc
Reviewed 1 week ago

The courtesy of the majority of drivers on this single track road is terrific, only a few selfish people (usually from South of the Border judging by the number plates) make it difficult, but just slip into the passing places and be courteous and you'll...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank excrofter
Reviewed 7 December 2018

We drove the Bealach na Ba road Nov 10th and it was awesome! The scenery was beautiful and luckily there were very few cars on the road. We highly recommend this drive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank homerbucket
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Nothing like as bad as some suggest - unless you're a campervan which should just stay away.... but I could say that for most Highland roads which choke to a halt with them all Summer! Nice views but not spectacular - if you are having...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 557stewartb
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Defo not for the faint hearted scary road but on the positive side lovely views but still scary . I did not even think about driving my husband did it there and back. It was the shortest route for us but I am told he...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Patricia O
Reviewed 14 November 2018

did it in the 50's in 2009 and again 2018 views are breathtaking and ample carpark space at the top. Road is quite narrow and camper vans will have fun!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank g0kds
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This is a testing drive up and over a mountain. Very windy road which, for the most part, is single track. Would suggest anyone thinks of taking a caravan or motor home up and over - too many hairpin bends. Not great for the driver...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank SteveN4694
Reviewed 7 November 2018

While the roads are narrow, there are plenty of lay by's ( little pull offs) to allow others to go by. The views are breathtaking. I can't tell you how many photos we took. While the road is not long - allow lots of time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Jill G
Reviewed 1 November 2018

A lovely drive - many superb views - driving requires care - we had a war crisp day with snow and frozen waterfalls - really enjoyed it - road was quiet for us - could be a hassle if busy.- all single track - it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Whatbob
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Listen to the advice re driving this road. It’s not for new or nervous drivers! You need to be an experienced and confident driver! Unfortunately it wasn’t a clear day when we drove down to Applecross. At points in the journey the clouds were below...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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paulvlovell
11 January 2017|
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Response from Karmahay | Reviewed this property |
Sheildaig is lovely and has a good pub and restaurant. Applecross is lovely too but I think its not a good base, unless you like the hairy drive on a regular basis! We stayed in a lodge in Achintraid, just outside of Kishorn... More
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scouseg
5 November 2016|
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Response from Andy F | Reviewed this property |
The only thing I can suggest is to do it twice and make up your own mind. It is fantastic both ways. Sorry I can't be anymore helpful
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BigBlueBertha
27 June 2016|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't know enough about sizes of camper vans . I would advise you to contact either the applecross inn or the caravan site , as they will be very helpfull.onsaying that the coast road is also awesome and also mostly... More
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