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Explore Applecross in United Kingdom.

Applecross in the region of Scotland is a place in United Kingdom - some 468 mi (or 754 km) North-West of London, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Applecross in United Kingdom

Current time in Applecross is now 11:07 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Europe / London" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Uags, Stornoway, Stirling, Manchester, Lower Diabaig or Ardheslaig. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Toscaig, Camasterach and Applecross. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

1°C / 34 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature -4°C / 25 °F
Evening Temperature -0°C / 32 °F
Night Temperature -3°C / 26 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 83%
Air Pressure 1015.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 27th of February 2018
Snow, light breeze, clear sky.
Snow Day: 2°C (36 °F)
Night: -4°C (25 °F)
Wednesday, 28th of February 2018
Light snow, light breeze, broken clouds.
Light snow Day: -1°C (30 °F)
Night: -7°C (19 °F)
Thursday, 1st of March 2018
Light snow, calm, overcast clouds.
Light snow Day: -2°C (28 °F)
Night: 1°C (33 °F)

Videos

Applecross 2

07:30 min ( July 03, 2011 by CJJ326)
Views: 126 - Rating: 5/5

A trip up to Bealach Na Ba viewpoint on the way to Applecross

Western Scotland - View from Applecross ...

00:48 min ( July 17, 2009 by FlippiNet)
Views: 251 - Rating: 5/5

View from Applecross Pass (Pass of Bealach na Ba) over Inner Sound to the Isle of Skye with the Cuillin Hills


Road To Applecross Wester Ross Scotland

02:45 min ( April 20, 2011 by tourscotland)
Views: 254 - Rating: 0/5

Tour Scotland video of the famous road to and from Applecross on ancestry visit to Wester Ross. In 1822 a road was built from Kishorn in the east and over the Bealach na Ba, or Pass of the Cattle, to ...

Bealach na Ba in five minutes

05:08 min ( December 13, 2009 by Richard Dyson)
Views: 251 - Rating: 0/5

A quick trip from the summit view-point down to the Russel Burn. The Bealach na Ba (or Pass of the Cattle) is the quickest route into and out of the Applecross peninsula and is the highest road in the...


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Interesting facts about this location

Bealach na Bà

Bealach na Bà is a historic pass through the mountains of the Applecross peninsula, in Wester Ross in the Scottish Highlands—and the name of a famous twisting, single-track mountain road through the pass and mountains. The road is one of few in the Scottish Highlands that is engineered similarly to roads through the great mountain passes in the Alps, with very tight hairpin bends that switch back and forth up the hillside and gradients that approach 20%.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 57.43, -5.81 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Mountain passes of Scotland, Roads in Scotland, Ross and Cromarty, Transport in Highland (council area)

Sand, Applecross

Sand on the Applecross Peninsula in Wester Ross, Scotland, is a major archaeological site. Sand is the site of a major archaeological excavation on the Inner Sound coast of the Applecross Peninsula in Western Scotland, to the north of the small town of Applecross.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 57.43, -5.81 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Highland (council area), Former populated places in Scotland, History of the Scottish Highlands, Populated places established in the 8th millennium BC, Ross and Cromarty

Inner Sound, Scotland

The Inner Sound is a strait separating the Inner Hebridean islands of Skye, Raasay and South Rona from the Applecross peninsula on the Scottish mainland. Its Gaelic name, An Lighe Rathairseach, should not be confused with An Linne Rathairseach, its western neighbour. Together, they can be considered as southeastern arms of the Little Minch. The Inner Sound is the location of BUTEC, a Royal Navy submarine sensor and emissions range.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 57.43, -5.81 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Inner Hebrides, Landforms of Skye, Ross and Cromarty, Skye and Lochalsh, Sounds of Scotland

Crowlin Islands

The Crowlin Islands (Scottish Gaelic: Na h-Eileanan Cròlainneach) are a group of uninhabited islands in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. They lie between Skye and the Applecross peninsula on the mainland. The individual islands are: Eilean Mòr (big island) Eilean Meadhonach (middle island) Eilean Beag (little island) Although cave excavations on Eilean Mòr have shown evidence of human settlement in Mesolithic times 8,000 years ago, the islands have been uninhabited since about 1920.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 57.43, -5.81 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Islands of the Inner Hebrides

Port an Eòrna

Port an Eòrna is the Scottish Gaelic name for the small settlement of Barleyport, situated almost midway between Plockton and the Kyle of Lochalsh, in Ross-shire, Scotland, in the Western Highlands. Port an Eòrna was once a fishing community near Duirinish, an area of common grazing for sheep and Highland cattle. Now it is a cluster of a few houses on National Trust for Scotland land, in an area of spectacular natural beauty.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 57.43, -5.81 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Lochalsh

Quote of the moment

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