Some areas are good i. Explore , built by St Columba in the sixth century and the burial site of early Scottish kings - it's considered by many to be one of the most sacred sites in western Europe. Alternatively you can take the ferry from Islay to Oban, via Colonsay, on certain days. From the stones, you can see Goatfell, Arran's mountain, and views across the sea. The Road Map 2 covers Western Scotland and the Western Isles, using Ordnance Survey mapping data at 1:250,000 scale to provide a clear and easy to use Road Map. No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. I have spoken to Lochmaddy tourist info due to spending a Sunday on the Uists and I needed to find shops there.
A big thank you to Ticktockmy for his tour report and his nice offer. Head to Lochranza for a distillery tour and discover the story of whisky on the Isle of Arran, see the distilling process in action, and sample the malt whisky and Arran Gold, a delightful, creamy whisky-based liqueur. Roam around the beautiful formal gardens or browse fascinating historic heirlooms in the castle. But you won't get long to pause for breath - you are off to the largest of the Inner Hebridean islands, the Isle of Mull! Arran Distillery So you've probably worked up a bit of a thirst by now - a visit to Arran's distillery will be very welcome indeed! Also, I wouldn't bank on finding a wide range of material in Ullapool. Ideal for regional route planning, these maps also feature helpful information such as railways, airports, county boundaries and rivers.
And the whisky is pretty wonderful stuff, too! At 1:250 000 scale 1 inch to 4 miles these maps are illustrated with primary road destinations highlighted classified roads colour coded and show ferry crossings and toll bridges railway networks and stations selected tourist informaiton National Parks and beaches. Obviously Ordnance Survey because they are fab have a set of maps for just this occasion. Some large items, such as framed maps 7-10 days , may be more. The site dates back 4,500 years and is an archaeologist's dream. When it comes to dining out in the evening, choose from one of the many eateries - we recommend trying the island cheese if it's on the menu! This map is permanently bonded between two sheets of tough, flexible, crystal-clear plastic. Road Sheet 1: South West England and South Wales Size:96 x 130 cm 38 x 51 inches Scale: 1:250 000 3. Did you know Loch Gruinart is a working farm as well as a nature reserve? As you follow one of the woodland trails, you might even spot rare red squirrels.
Points of interest on the maps include National Park visitor centres, beaches and heritage sites. Due to a government-backed scheme, the price of travelling by ferry to Arran was greatly onwards - how good is that?! The first part of the walk is gentle and you can enjoy magnificent views of the Cuillin hills across Loch Scavaig. There are standing stones taller than those at Calanais on the Isle of Lewis, and the walk through isolated moorland is simply splendid. Afterwards, take a walk and discover the island's beautiful sandy bays. Enjoy a snack in the Stables Café, or have a go at family-friendly instructed outdoor activities, such as archery, axe throwing or air rifle shooting.
When it's time to unwind in the evening, you can tuck into fresh seafood and other island produce in restaurants and pubs - and try a couple more whiskies, of course! A helpful mileage guide is included along with city centre street plans for the major cities on each map. Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the U. Add a challenge to your west coast adventure and climb the Paps of Jura, the distinctive island peaks which can be seen for miles. Total delivery cost will be calculated in the checkout before you pay. Whatever the season, you're bound to see some of the island's majestic wildlife - wading birds, secretive corncrakes and colourful butterflies. The island is a whisky region in its own right, renowned for producing malt whiskies which are peaty in character.
The background map is in monochrome in grey and white, and shows cities, towns, villages and roads etc. Dunvegan Castle Take the A87 for , the island's main town, and continue north on the A855, which offers magnificent scenery at several points, including the and the. Discover what it means to island hop across the western islands of Scotland. Scaling the paps will probably take most of the day, so you could find an alternative walk if you're keen to get a distillery visit in, or explore more of the island. Loch Gruinart After you've visited the museum, return east and visit Loch Gruinart, a nature reserve which offers gentle walking past quiet beaches with views out to Colonsay.
Take a guided walk to the bird hide at and look out for the largest bird of prey in Britain - their wing span can stretch as much as 8 ft! Then follow the A861 and the A830 to the port of Mallaig, where you can take the ferry to Armadale on Skye. Iona Cross on the ferry to Iona, which takes foot passengers only. This is one map in an eight-sheet map set, updated annually using the latest mapping data from Collins Bartholomew to cover the whole of Great Britain in considerable detail. Explore the garden to see the famous collection of rhododendrons. The ideal size would be 1:200 000.
But a real map is still the only real thing in town. Lochmaddy has also given me the advice to get Philip's Red Books Outer Hebrides Map £4. Yes, I know I can take a print out of the online Multimaps. All products can be returned within 14 days for a full refund, except for items made to order such as personalised Custom Made maps. Anyone with a good suggestion? Please note each map is about 5-6mb in size and may take a little time to load.
Shading and contours at 200 feet give you an idea of the topography. Information subject to change without notice. Eagle watching Mull is one of the best places in Europe to spot white-tailed sea eagles. This map is available in two styles, colour or greyscale, and is also available in a number of paper finishes , including a folded version which is ideal for use on the road. Traditionalists will love it; it's the quintessential Victorian Scottish estate. Dispatch We pride ourselves on providing a fast, efficient service and therefore we aim to dispatch all orders received before 3:30pm on the same day. Orders in excess of this value will be upgraded free of charge to 24hr courier.