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Inverness visit, House of Fraser tour, Beauly Priory, Castle Leod, Carron Restaurant, Isle of Skye detour, Eilean Donan Castle visit, Torridon - all in an epic 8-hour adventure in Scotland's Highlands.
– Take the Bealach Na Ba road to Applecross. It's a challenging, one-lane mountain pass with passing places.
– Visit Attadale Gardens, a beautiful family-run garden near the restaurant.
– Visit Rogie Falls, famous for its waterfalls and salmon battling upstream. Enjoy the scenic "Salmon Trail" hike.
Continuing from Torridon, we stopped at Kinlochewe to admire Lake Maree's monoliths. Enjoyed lunch by Loch Maree and explored Badachro's picturesque harbor. Next, Gairloch offers essential services before reaching Ullapool.
– Explored Castle Varrick ruins with spectacular views, followed by a warm coffee at Weavers Café.
– Visit Betty Hill for the museum showcasing Gaelic and Norse culture.
– Explored May Castle, Thurso, and John O’Groats. Enjoyed sunset and campsite dinner.
We encountered closures on a Sunday. Despite this, we enjoyed breakfast in Wick and visited Sinclair Castle and Hill O'Many Stanes. In Brora, we explored the Heritage Center and had a fantastic meal at Sutherland Inn.