Seagulls Self Catering Ullapool
Seagulls New House Rental in Ullapool
Enjoy peace and quiet in one of Ullapool's most attractive streets yet be only 4-5 minutes walk from all of Ullapool's amenities.
Ullapool is a thriving fishing village on Scotland's Northwest Coast set on the fringe of the Atlantic. The village was founded at the height of the herring boom in 1788 by the British Fisheries Society, on the shores of Loch Broom. Ullapool is described by the Rough Guide as, A hugely appealing place and a good base for exploring the Northwest Highlands. Ullapool also has an award winning museum where people from the USA and Canada come to trace their ancestry, because Ullapool was one of the main points of departure for those escaping the Highland Clearances.
The Ullapool Leisure Centre has a 25m swimming pool, sauna, sports hall, tennis courts and gym. The leisure centre is a two minute walk from Seagulls. The Ullapool Golf Course is 3 minutes away by car. Ullapool has a lively music scene in its pubs, village hall and McPhail Centre.
There are a variety of restaurants and pubs serving food for all tastes. There is an Indian and a Chinese take away and also an award winning fish and chips shop by the harbour. Ullapool is also well served by a variety of shops, craft shops, a chemist and medical centre. All of these are 4-5 minutes walk from the house. However at night you will enjoy the peace and tranquillity of Seagulls located in one of Ullapool's quietest streets lined by flowering cherry trees.
Sit by the harbour and watch the fishing boats and the Stornaway Ferry or watch the harbour seals or just enjoy the wonderful setting of Loch Broom with the mountains of An Tellach, Beinn Ghobhlach, Sail Mhor in the distance.
Ullapool is a noted centre for walkers wanting to enjoy the Munros and Corbets that surround it. Take a day trip to the Isle of Lewis incorporated with a coach trip and see the famous Callnish Standing Stones. Or take a shorter local boat trip or cruise to The Summer Isles and see seals, a variety of seabirds and maybe a Minke Whale. Visit Isle Martin 4 miles from Seagulls by taking the ferry from Ardmair. Ardmair Bay is just 4 miles from Seagulls and has a stunning backdrop of Ben Mohr Coigach and a popular pebble beach.
See unforgettable sunsets from Rue, 4 miles away. Drive to Gairloch on the road described by the AA as, 'Scenery which is good as it gets' and visit the world famous Inverewe Tropical Gardens 57 miles away. Take half a day to drive the loop road to Lochinver and on to Drumbeg and enjoy one of the most stunning drives you are likely to experience. Eat one of the award winning pies in Lochinver. Visit the hydroponicum in Achiltibuie and have tea or lunch or picnic whilst admiring the fabulous views of the Summer Isles about 32 miles away.
Other places nearby are:
The Inverpolly Nature Reserve and Geopark, Leckmelm Shrubbery and Arboretum, Corrieshalloch Gorge and Ardessie Falls. Inverness is 56 miles away and has a full ranger of bigger shops and castle. The Loch Ness Viitor centre at Drumnadrochit is about an hour and a half scenic drive away.
If you like, walking, birdwatching, fishing or driving on the quiet roads to visit breathtaking scenery or to visit stunning beaches, Seagulls in Ullapool is the house for you.
We purchased the house in October 2007 and have redecorated it, fitted new carpets throughout and provided new furniture, appliances and equipment. We were awarded 4 stars by Visit Scotland in April 2008. Relax on our new leather reclining sofas, watch Sky TV or read one of our books. Cook in our very well equipped kitchen. Eat on our new oak dining table.
Use our bbq in the garden. Use the drier and washing machine in the utility room. Admire the new bathroom and excellent shower. Sleep on our new high quality beds, one king, one double and two singles. There is an additional toilet and washbasin downstairs. Take advantage of our extensive knowledge and love of the area and share in our newly fulfilled dream of having a house in Ullapool which we have set up for letting from May 2008.
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This page was last updated: 11 November 2012