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“single track”(76 reviews)
“hairpin bends”(63 reviews)
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Loch Kishorn, Applecross, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’m glad I’m still here to actually write this review, but I should’ve perhaps listened to the folk that said travelling the road in an older motorhome wasn’t for the faint hearted! Yes it may have stunning scenery, it may have amazing views....but we gripped...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Janeo72
Reviewed 4 days ago

Absolutely awesome drive in a Ford ka, my partners knuckles were white holding onto the seat with her eyes closed!! we had to come back via the coast road which was absolutley fantastic with the March sky after storm Gareth

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Companion679342
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had no idea, when we set off from Inverness to Applecross, that the route we were taking would be so utterly terrifying. It starts off beautiful and gentle then you hit the steepest ascent in Britain (fact) on a 2-way road, at points barely...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Charlotte D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a wonderful week in Gairloch in a rental cottage. We spent days in the rental car exploring the area. Love Hamish McBeth and visited Plockton where it was filmed. Visited Kyle of Lochalsh and Eilean Donan Castle. Brilliant. But will always remember the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lucius V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an great road, the views are amazing along the winding road and up and down the other side into Applecross. Although a single track road there were still a few places to stop and take photos, breathtaking

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wisetraveller59
Reviewed 16 January 2019

I have been as high, on my motor bike, as 13000ft up in the Alps this is better. I've been here in rain, sunshine and mist, it needs to be a clear day to appreciate the views. Also not suitable for motor homes, the road...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Neil M
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Very good road for car enthusiasts and street racers, also good for motorbike fans. Very twisty roads, roads are fairly narrow, enough space for one car, there are passing points. May need cars with larger engines as very steep inclines. Nice spots to take photos,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 555adrianc
Reviewed 7 January 2019

The courtesy of the majority of drivers on this single track road is terrific, only a few selfish people (usually from South of the Border judging by the number plates) make it difficult, but just slip into the passing places and be courteous and you'll...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank excrofter
Reviewed 7 December 2018

We drove the Bealach na Ba road Nov 10th and it was awesome! The scenery was beautiful and luckily there were very few cars on the road. We highly recommend this drive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank homerbucket
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Nothing like as bad as some suggest - unless you're a campervan which should just stay away.... but I could say that for most Highland roads which choke to a halt with them all Summer! Nice views but not spectacular - if you are having...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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11 January 2017|
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Response from Karmahay | Reviewed this property |
Sheildaig is lovely and has a good pub and restaurant. Applecross is lovely too but I think its not a good base, unless you like the hairy drive on a regular basis! We stayed in a lodge in Achintraid, just outside of Kishorn... More
6 November 2016|
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Response from Andy F | Reviewed this property |
The only thing I can suggest is to do it twice and make up your own mind. It is fantastic both ways. Sorry I can't be anymore helpful
27 June 2016|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't know enough about sizes of camper vans . I would advise you to contact either the applecross inn or the caravan site , as they will be very helpfull.onsaying that the coast road is also awesome and also mostly... More