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Ullapool, Highland

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Ullapool, Highland

Ullapool is a small town of around 1,300 inhabitants in Ross and Cromarty, Highland, Scotland. Despite its small size it is the largest settlement for many miles around and a major tourist destination of Scotland. The North Atlantic Drift passes Ullapool, bringing moderate temperatures. A few Cordyline australis or New Zealand cabbage trees are grown in the town and are often mistaken for palms.
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyCromartyshire
OS GridNH1294
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01854

Ullapool, Highland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ullapool, quoad sacra par. and vil., Lochbroom par., Ross and Cromarty - quoad sacra par., pop. 2573; vil., on Loch Broom, 32 miles NW. of Garve ry. sta. and 50 miles by water SE. of Stornoway, pop. 897; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; was founded in 1788 by the British Fishery Society, and has a safe and spacious harbour.

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