Fodor's Expert Review Destitution Road

Gairloch Scenic Drive/Tour

The road south between Corrieshalloch Gorge (a very worthwhile stop) and Gairloch passes through wild woodlands around Dundonnell and Loch Broom, then takes in stunning coastal scenery with views of Gruinard Bay and its white beaches. Look out for the toothed ramparts of the mountain An Teallach (pronounced tyel-lack), visible on the horizon for miles. The moorland route you travel is officially called the A832, but is better (and more chillingly) known as Destitution Road; a holdover from the terrible potato famines of the 1840s.

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