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Ivory Gull

Rare Arctic Visitor!

Ullapool and Tanera at Coigach have been visited by an Ivory Gull over the last week. These birds are verey rare visitors to the UK and have been recorded here less than 100 btimes. Click here for mores.

Walks in & around Ullapool
The leading Scottish Highlands walking guide has launched a free online guide to walks in the Ullapool area. The site offers detailed walk descriptions with photos, free downloadable OS maps, route downloads to GPS devices etc. Click here to go to the site..


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A picture tells a thousand words. Truth is, life is rich where the photographs are best. Ullapool and Wester Ross offer riches beyond your wildest dreams.

There is a wealth of things to do, see, taste and experience in Ullapool, Dundonnell, Achiltibuie and all around this beautiful region of the north west Highlands of Scotland. If yo are looking to visit, pass through or perhaps even work or live in the area then we hope you will take a look around our site and get a glimpse of what we have to offer.

The region is one of the least spoilt natural environments in the UK, if not the world. Famed for our outstanding geology, nature, seascapes and wildlife, there is everything that you can imagine if you like the outdoors and walking, climbing and exploring.

This is is also a great base for touring the Highlands. We are only an hour north of the rail and air links in Inverness but centrally positioned for visiting the surrounding area, taking a ferry trip to the Hebrides, viewing the Summer Isles and much more.

The region has been settled by Picts, Celts, Vikings and various settlers who have sought to establish fishing and crofting communities along the coast and in the hills and glens. We still offer a great opportunity to see, experience and taste traditional fishing, seafood and Highland fare, crafts and culture.

Ullapool, Dundonnell and Achiltibuie also have a great selecton of artists, artistic events, book, guitar, music and beer festivals as well as sporting events, boat trips, will walking/climbing and much more.

A trip to this part of the Highlands won't leave you asking what to do with your time but how to fit everything in! We hope this site helps you plan a visit and if we can help in anyway, please contact us and we will try to assist or point you in the direction of someone who can.

 

 

 

Ullapool Golf Course

Situation Vacant: Ullapool Golf Club Green Keeper

Ullapool Golf Club is seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated green keeper to continue the development of this beautiful and challenging course.  Although a nine hole course, the nature of it will require an energetic individual who is capable of working in an unsupervised manner to maintain it to the expected standard.  Working under the general direction of the Greens Convenor, the role will include working some weekends and occasional extra hours through the week during summer months.

The candidate should have:

A keen eye for presentation and detail;
Preferably SNVQ2 or 3 (or NQV2 or 3) sports turf management qualification or equivalent;
Relevant spraying and chainsaw  certificates an advantage;
A high level of competence with modern green keeping machinery;
Fully conversant with current Health & Safety Regulations;

The position is initially for one  year, beginning in  March 2015.  Salary is negotiable and will reflect the qualifications and experience of the individual.  A full clean driving license and references will be required.

Please apply in writing or email with full CV and cover letter to:

Roy MacPherson, Chairman,
Ullapool Golf Club,
The Clubhouse,
North Road,
Ullapool,
IV26 2TH

roymacpherson@btinternet.com  

Closing date is 1 February 2015


Some events through the year

 Please check our Events Calendar for lots more things happening around the area and email admin@ullapool.com if you have an event you would like included.

 

BDMLR Rescue Training

BDMLR MMM Whale and Dolphin Rescue Traing 29th March 2015

Train to become a Marine Mammal Medic with BDMLR at Ullapool. Classroom based theory in morning at MacPhail Centre, practical exercise at jetty in afternoon. Good course to do and especially important to ensure we can protect our marine wildlife on the west coast. More here...

 

Ullapool Book Festival 2015

Ullapool Book Festival: 8th to 10th May 2015

UBF has announced its 11th anniversary line up of domestic and international award winning writers and artists and a great line up it is!
Guests include:
Michael Crummey, Zoë Wicomb, Chiew-Siah Tei, Nuala Ní Chonchúir, Val McDermid, Christopher Brookmyre, Louise Welsh, Kerry Hudson, Ian Stephen, Michael F Russell, Peter Ross, Linda Cracknell, Murray Armstrong, Duncan Gillies, Alison Lang, Jen Hadfield, John Glenday, Mike Vass, Highland Ceilidh Band, and Lisa MacDonald. More here...

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Ullapool Skiff Regatta

July 8th to July 12th

Loopallu 2015

Loopallu Festival

Always a great weekend with some brilliant music. Be sure to book up soon as tickets and accommodation usually sells out quick! More here...

Ullapool Guitar Festival

Ullapool Guitar Festival

Some amazing artists holding workshops, clubs and concerts throughout the weekend. More here...

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Downloads

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Click for a map of Ullapool, Wester Ross, Scotland
Forthcoming Events

Ullapool Book Festival

Ullapool Book Festival has aanounced their line up for 2015 and it looks like being another great one.
Click here for more information and tickets...

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We are on Facebook, please click like on our Facebook page to follow news and updates. We try to post on what is happening around the village and also any last minute requests for accommodation...
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Ullapool acclaimed
Ullapool voted
one of top 10
outdoor destinations!


Ullapool has just been declared as one of the UK’s top 10 outdoor towns. The village was described as an “outdoor paradise” which has “Scandinavian twinkle in winter and Canadian-style adrenalin in summer” by Outdoor Fitness, a new multi-fitness lifestyle magazine.
Click here to read the article which appeared in the Press & Journal! ...

Weather

Changeable days! Whatever the weather, there is always something happening here so come and enjoy!

Ardmair weather station - a local weather point for up to date information on conditions in and around ullapool...To go to the site, click here

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