Ullapool is a small town in Ross and Cromarty, Highland, Scotland. The harbour is the centre of the town, used as a fishing port, yachting haven and ferry port with boats to Stornoway in the Outer Hebrides. The town also boasts a small museum, an arts centre, a swimming pool and plenty of pubs, and is a centre for walkers and other holidaymakers in the area. Ullapool has a strong reputation as a centre of music and performance.
The village is the ideal base for those who wish to explore the real Highlands of Scotland. Ullapool is only a one hour drive north-west from Inverness, but is in the centre of an area described as one of the last wildernesses and unspoiled environments in Europe.
Cruise Season – March – Nov
Currency – Pound Sterling (£)
Language – English
Population – 1,400
Electricity – 2 vertical square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time – GMT plus zero hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44
Port Location – The port is located in Ullapool Harbor in the centre of the town.
Transport Links – Flights are available to and from nearby Inverness/Dalcross airport. Buses run from Inverness to Ullapool to coincide with ferry times. All Buses leave Ullapool from the stances outside the Ullapool Ferry Terminal. Rail services are available to and from Inverness. Ferries are available from Ullapool to Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis.
Ullapool is easily viewed on foot, however rental cars, bicycles and taxis are available.