Inverness to Ullapool
RP 41. Loch Bad a' Ghaill
Some of the landscapes tell tales of terrible battles. Others feel like they’re home to giants and fairies. Whereas many are so stunning, they stop you in your tracks. From vast barren moorland to dense forests, and deep black lochs to the shimmering ocean, you don’t need to look far to find beauty in the Highlands of Scotland. This route travels through some of the best and most beautiful scenery that Scotland has to offer.
It starts by crossing the Moray Firth and Cromarty Firth on bridges that allow you great views of the sheltered bays. Then the landscape changes to forest and moorland. RP 10 Falls of Shin Visitor Centre is a great place to stop for a coffee and is famous for being one of the best places in Scotland to view salmon leaping upstream.
Don't ride past RP 12 without taking a photo of The Wee Hoose! The Wee Hoose (Broon's House) was built by a local poacher, Jock Broon, in 1824 on a tiny island in Loch Shin which was given to him by the local laird in return for being taught how to distill whisky.
The road narrows to single track in places as you pass more lochs on the way to the North Sea coast. I have suggested another coffee stop and maybe lunch at The Anchorage Cafe at Scourie. Situated next to the sea, the views will probably entice you to have a second cup! There is fuel available here too.
You will now travel around the west coast passing more inky black inland lochs and the breathtakingly beautiful coastline.
The Kylesku Bridge at RP 25 and Drumbeg Viewpoint at RP 29 are just 2 of the hundreds of photo opportunities that you will have along the way. Kylesku Bridge must be one of the most beautiful examples of the bridge-builder's art anywhere in the world. It may only be 276 m long, and may only cross a 130 m width of water, but it is transformed into something very special by its wonderfully curved design, coupled with the stunning scenery. Drumbeg Viewpoint gives great views out across the island covered bay where a shipwreck from 1650 complete with canons was recently discovered.
The views across Loch Bad a' Ghaill with mountain peaks as a backdrop at RP 41 are again breathtaking, make sure your camera is fully charged and have spare memory cards for you are sure to be taking a lot of pictures on this route.
The ferry port town of Ullapool is where this ends, I have suggested a hotel to use but there are a few other options to choose from including taking the ferry to Isle of Lewis to explore The Western Isles.

This route deserves the 5***** stars that I have awarded because it is simply stunning.

RP 29. Drumbeg Viewpoint.
Useful links:
Travelodge Hotel, Inverness
The Royal Hotel, Ullapool
Ferry to Stornaway, Isle of Lewis

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About this route collection
Starting from and returning to Harwich ferry port, this tour follows the east coast of England up to the Highlands of Scotland and returns via the Lake District. It visits 6 of the UK's national parks and explores 2 islands and visits 2 James Bond 007 film locations.

Daily highlights.
Day 1, Harwich to Wells Next the Sea:
Southwold lighthouse, Cromer Crab lunch and sleeping on a Dutch barge.

Day 2, Wells Next the Sea to Middlesbrough:
Royal Sandringham Estate, Humber Bridge, a lap of Oliver's Mount, North York Moors National Park, Whitby Abbey the inspiration for Dracula.

Day 3, Middlesbrough to Dundee:
Tees Transporter Bridge, Angel of the North, Bamburgh Castle, Holy Island of Lindisfarne.

Day 4, Dundee to Inverness:
Cairngorms National Park, Balmoral Castle, Whisky Distilleries.

Day 5, Inverness to Ullapool:
Exceptional Landscapes, Falls of Shin, Loch Drumbeg Viewpoint, Kylesku Bridge.

Day 6, Ullapool to Dornie:
Kinlochewe viewpoint, Applecross Pass, Isle of Skye.

Day 7, Dornie to Keswick:
Eilean Donan Castle (007), Glencoe Pass, Glen Etive (007), Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.

Day 8, Keswick to Kendal:
A tour of the Lake District National Park visiting 6 of the best passes including Wrynose Pass and Hardknott Pass and 7 of the great lakes including Ullswater and Windermere.

Day 9, Kendal to Matlock:
Yorkshire Dales National Park, Ribblehead Viaduct, Peak District National Park, Snake Pass, Matlock Bath (motorcycle Mecca).

Day 10, Matlock to Harwich:
Heckington Windmill, Moulton Windmill, Dutch Quarter in Colchester.

By starting from Harwich, this tour avoids the traffic congestion of the south east and London making it perfect for European visitors wanting to see some of the best landscapes and sights that the north of the UK has to offer.
The cost of the ferry from Hoek Van Holland to Harwich return for motorcycle and rider costs £139.00 (163.51 Euro) (in 2019) which includes a cabin on the outward leg.
Where possible, motorways have been avoided and scenic routes are used every day.