Applecross peninsula and Kishorn

Applecross peninsula and Kishorn

Applecross is a tiny, secluded fishing village. It has been known as a sanctuary since St Maol Rubha brought Christianity here over a thousand years ago. Today, tucked away over the Britain's most spectacular pass, the Bealach Na Ba, it still offers visitors an escape from modern life.

Both north and south of Applecross are some wonderful beaches, with both coral white and red sands. The mountains slope gently down to the coast on this side, but from the other side of the Bealach Na Ba, at Kishorn, their true character is revealed in a series of dramatic ice-scraped corries.


Walk Grade Distance Time
Rassal Ashwood, near Kishorn grade2km 30 - 60 minutes
Cuaig Beach grade2km 1 hour
Applecross and Milltown circuit grade3.5km 1 hour
Applecross House and Walled Garden walks grade4km 1.5 hours
Coral Beaches, near Culduie grade6km 1.5 - 2 hours
Sand to Applecross Bay grade7km 2 hours
Airigh-Drishaig, from Toscaig gradegrade13.5km 4.5 - 5.5 hours
Sgurr a' Chaorachain, Bealach na Ba gradegradegrade7km 2 - 2.5 hours
Uags from Toscaig gradegradegrade8.5km 3.5 - 4.5 hours
Beinn Bhan, near Kishorn gradegradegradegrade14km 5 - 7 hours

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