This peninsula’s Gaelic name means ‘the sanctuary’.

Applecross, Scotland


  • The lush greenery and unspoilt beaches of this region certainly live up to its name, which means 'the sanctuary'.
  • Take in the mountain views and look over the sea to the nearby Isle of Skye as you explore this gorgeous part of the Scottish coast.
  • Miles away from the demands of modern life, you can hop in a kayak and explore at your leisure.
  • Or visit local craft shops and a walled garden café.
  • Situated in the far north west of Scotland, your best bet is to hire a car and enjoy the spectacular scenery on the way as a road trip. By public transport, you can get there in about 7 hours from Edinburgh, by flying to Inverness and then getting a bus on to Applecross. 


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