Scotland day trip to Applecross Patrick Hot

Written by Patrick     March 14, 2014    
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Dalwhinnie, Highland PH19, UK, Scotland

Applecross, Highland IV54, UK,

Trip Total

routes transits total
time 2h:49m 0h:23m 3h:13m
distance 183.6km
  • 56.9km (35.4mi)
  • 0h:40m
  • *rural*

Loch Laggan Express 4.7/5


  • Dalwhinnie, Highland PH19, UK
  • United Kingdom
  • Scotland
  • Spean Bridge, Highland PH34, UK
  • United Kingdom
Latitude 56.93636 56.89569
Longitude -4.24073 -4.91507


Leaving the dreaded A9 at Dalwinnie, the road quickly starts to get interesting. Following the twists, turns and undulations of one of General Wade's old military roads you'll be having fun before you join up with the A86 when the main event - the road along the lochside - begins. Starting in forest and then opening out to casino online great views of the loch, the road is fast and flowing, with an excellent surface and general good visibility.

Things to watch out for: Great views of Loch Laggan the mountains, and slow right down for the small villages.


25.5 km (15.8) mi
23 minutes
  • 126.8km (78.8mi)
  • 2h:09m
  • *mixed*

Applecross - the pass of the cattle 4.1/5


  • Invergarry, Highland PH35, UK
  • United Kingdom
  • Scotland
  • Applecross, Highland IV54, UK
  • United Kingdom
Latitude 57.06931 57.43224
Longitude -4.79984 -5.81469


Starting in Invergarry you take smooth, fast flowing A-road all the way past Eilean Donan castle turning off and gaining altitude on the tighter road over to Lochcarron. Bealach na Bà - "The pass of the cattle" is one of the few true alpine style mountain passes in the UK. Very tight hairpins with high drops to the side take you to the summit for some fantastic views of the Isle of Skye on a clear day. Descend into Applecross and have a meal and a drink at the very hospitable Applecross Inn.

two great casino spiele roads on the way to the coast!

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