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Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve

#2 of 22 things to do in Ullapool Features Animals
Ullapool IV27 4HH, Scotland
01854 613418
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A must-visit

This wasn't on our 'to-do' list but we stopped anyway and were really glad we did. We were really... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Wonderful informative centre with stunning views.

Much more interesting than we had anticipated with excellent information all along the trail and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Ullapool IV27 4HH, Scotland
01854 613418
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This wasn't on our 'to-do' list but we stopped anyway and were really glad we did. We were really impressed with the layout of all the information & learned a lot about the formation of the rock. We took the climb to the top &...More

Thank Dealzz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Much more interesting than we had anticipated with excellent information all along the trail and some lovely sculptures. We went on a fine sunny day and walked right to the top from where the views were spectacular. I wouldn't have wanted to attempt the top...More

Thank LincolnshireLesley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit to see the geological history of the Highlands and to learn just how the old rocks ended on top of the younger ones

Thank Deejaypea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are interested in geology and so keen to see how things came about. Overall it was an excellent experience.Very good add on sculptures through the walk. One very good press button on-screen dialogue on geological history of Scotland. Scotland's Journey I think it was...More

Thank IsabelMeldrum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really well laid out, free and open access information centre on the geology of the Moine Thrust. I am not a geologist but it was laid out so it was easy to understand what was going on. Only thing was that a couple of the...More

Thank peediequine
Reviewed 13 April 2017

came across this place when we done the NC500 and it was really interesting and the walk to the summit afforded spectacular views

Thank Eddie G
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Fantastic geological artworks to be found at this attraction and an interesting little hike. There are lots of little things to look at, read and enjoy on the way.

Thank Krimson_17
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Interesting interpretation of the local geology. Worth a stop on the way past to take in the stunning scenery. Also has toilet facilities.

1  Thank MacKinnon110
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Make sure to stop here if you're in the area! Absolutely beautiful views from the entire climb with a well-kept trail and a truly breathless (and windy!) panorama at the apex. The sculptures along the way were also quite neat - it's exciting to see...More

1  Thank kelgroove1
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The thing we liked about this climb was the interesting facts that we found out along the way. The path was full of little facts about not only the rock itself but the history of the earth and in particular, Scotland! It wasn't too hard...More

1  Thank LisaHNVR
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