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    Day 4

    356 mi

    The World's Best Road

    Your fourth and final day takes you through the Central Highlands, and west to the coast along one of the most spectacular roads anywhere in the world! You'll be driving alongside lochs, past forests, through charming highland towns and across a truly breathtaking mountain pass that must be seen to be believed!
    100.5 mi2 hrs 30 min
    The Pass
    11:3030 min

    The Pass

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    The morning of your final day takes you southwest, through the Central Highlands and along the A832.
    I cannot put into words the beauty that you will experience today - it is a truly humbling experience to witness the imposing majesty of this unique and spectacular part of the world!
    Make a stop to stretch your legs at The Pass, a section of road that takes you through the mountains and offers unbelievably beautiful views of the mountains and valleys before you!
    5.6 mi20 min
    Apple Cross Beach
    12:2030 min

    Apple Cross Beach

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    Time to head back to the coast!
    Keep heading west and you will reach the Applecross Peninsula, a unique and parsley populated area of the country that is home to another of Scotland's very best beaches - Applecross Beach!
    From the beach you can look out across the water to the Isle of Raasay and Skye behind it!
    1.1 mi5 min
    Applecross Walled Garden
    13:001 hr

    Applecross Walled Garden

    Restaurant
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    Before heading back through the mountains, make your way to Applecross Walled Garden!
    This delightful local cafe & restaurant is set in a serene garden and woodland, filled with wildlife and stunning local flora!
    The menu features Michelin guide-recommended dishes, created using produce sourced locally and in many cases, grown in the garden itself!
    Check out their website here for more information.
    PLEASE NOTE. The restaurant is closed on Sundays and Mondays.
    24.8 mi1 hr
    Attadale Gardens
    15:001 hr

    Attadale Gardens

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    Head back east, across the mountain pass and make your way around the head of Loch Carron to Attadale Gardens!
    Recognized as one of the best gardens in Scotland, the Attadale Gardens are full of life and feature an incredible variety of domestic and foreign plants and trees as well as many sculptures and installations!
    Check out their website here for more information.
    14.6 mi25 min
    Eilean Donan Lookout
    16:2515 min

    Eilean Donan Lookout

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    Continue south along this incredible road to your final stop before dinner, Eilean Donan Lookout!
    Another chance to get out the car and get a first hand look at the incredible scenery on offer!
    The Eilean Donan Lookout offers a fantastic view of Eilean Donan Castle and the surrounding countryside!
    50 mi1 hr 10 min
    The Boathouse Restaurant
    18:001 hr

    The Boathouse Restaurant

    Restaurant
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    Your final stop of the trip - Dinner at the Boathouse Restaurant!
    It wouldn't be a true Highland adventure without at least a flying visit to the world's most famous lake - Loch Ness!
    Sit down for one final, delicious dinner at the Boathouse Restaurant and gaze out across the Loch, keeping your eyes peeled for the elusive Nessy!
    Check out their website here for more information.
    160.1 mi3 hrs 30 min
    22:30

    Edinburgh

    Welcome home! I hope you've had a fantastic time exploring all that the incredible north of Scotland has to offer, and made lots of wonderful memories! See you next time!
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