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NORTH WEST HIGHLANDS UNESCO GLOBAL GEOPARK

UNESCO NATIONAL TRAIL

Scotland is the first country in the world to bring together 13 UNESCO sites into one trail. Are you ready to discover the wonders within?


GEOTOUR DATES FOR 2023

Geopark Geotour Details    

Sat 6th – Fri 12th May 2023

Sat 16th – Fri 22nd September 2023


NEW GEOPARK TOUR GUIDE LEAFLET

With funding from NatureScot and the Highland Council a new Tour Guide has been created to assist visitors who wish to tour the North West Highlands Geopark. 

The guide provides essential information including details of campsite locations, shops, public toilets, petrol stations, waste disposal points along with tips on driving and overnight parking.  Please read or pick up a copy before you visit.

 

Get your copy of the new tour guide

THE ROCK STOP OPENING HOURS

As we wind down towards the end of the season the Rock Stop visitor centre and café opening hours will be reduced to Monday to Thursday 10:30am – 4pm.  We will close for the winter on the 26th October.

Enjoy a drink and a snack in our café, outdoor seating area or take your lunch away with you on your exploration of our beautiful countryside.


NEW AUDIO GUIDES FOR THE ROCK ROUTE

The Rock Route is a series of 14 information panels located throughout the North West Highlands Geopark starting from Ullapool in the south to Loch Eriboll on the north coast. 

The panels are located at strategic viewpoints to highlight key geological features and provide a  description of how this unique landscape was formed.

To enhance this experience a series of new audio guides are now available for each of the 14 stops on the Rock Route. 

The audio guides are between 5 and 10 minutes long and give a further interpretation of the landscape by the resident Geopark geologist, Pete Harrison.

Please be aware that the mobile signal can vary in the Geopark depending on which network you are on. To avoid any disappointment you can download all the Rock Route Audio guides and take them with you on your mobile device to listen at the relevant locations.

For more details on the location of the information panels and to access or download the audio guides please click on the button below.

 

The Rock Route Audio Guides

 


KEEP IN TOUCH WITH THE GEOPARK

Help support the work of the North West Highlands Geopark or just keep in touch to learn more about ongoing activities and community projects.