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Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve

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Ullapool IV27 4HH, Scotland
+44 1854 613418
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Interesting and lovely

The use of natural materials to highlight the beauty of the stone, as well as educate about geology... read more

Reviewed today
Lisa O
Educational

This is a great spot to stop and learn a little geology as well understand the geological history... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
doreenandneil
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Ullapool IV27 4HH, Scotland
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Reviewed today

The use of natural materials to highlight the beauty of the stone, as well as educate about geology and the natural history of the place, makes it a fantastic and beautiful stop to visit. The walks are great to get some good views (despite the...More

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a great spot to stop and learn a little geology as well understand the geological history of Scotland. Take the 1.7km trail for a nice hike to see the surrounding mountains. If you get the brochure on the rock route...from the visitors center...More

Thank doreenandneil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great stop, good path with rough steps allows everyone to get round. Our youngest managed with ease, only us geriatrics struggled a bit. Takes only 50 mind to do full circuit including the crags.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a walk through geologic time, with older rocks uplifted over younger ones. Plus they've taken the trouble to add art and inspiration to a lovely hike. Lots of views along the way.

Thank Gail O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not your usual visitors centre but don't let looks fool you. Really interesting and full of information about rock formation and the mountains. Lots of interactive displays and activities. Super views as you are elevated and lovely walks. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was pouring with rain and as we were in nearby Elphin we decided to go to the visitor centre. The description and explanation of the work of messrs Peach and Horne enabled even me to understand how the continents move and collide and how...More

Thank Albiesowner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Short drive north of Ullapool and you'll find this place. Besides some loos there's nothing here other than the Crag but we were so glad we did it. The climb was strenuous in parts and it can feel treacherous though I don't have the best...More

Thank Kevster22375
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Knockan Crag is not a visitor centre in the usual sense of the word - there are no tea shops, indoor facilities or places to buy gifts. But that is why it is so brilliant! This is a stop-off on the road north from Ullapool...More

Thank Edinegg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is self-explaining: You start your walk from an information point, which provides everything you need to know for the rest of your walks. There are 3 different tracks available, according to your fitness and the time you would like to spend in Knockan...More

Thank Michael_Draeger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great information that explains Scotland's peculiar geology, and spectacular scenery to go with it. There are a range of engagement options, from an easy walk to the information centre (where most of the information is well displayed), to some short additional walks to the quarry...More

Thank nitrox_john
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