1 Day Walking Adventure - Culnacraig to Blughasary via the Postie Path One-day tour

Our partner: Mckenzie Mountaineering - Guided Walking Adventures

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Kenneth McLennan of Blairbuie normally walked this route twice a week with the mail. The postal service got established in the 1860s and called a’Gabhail na Creige – taking the rock.

This was the sole route to travel on land from Achilitibuie to Ullapool until the circular road around the north was built. At the meeting stone above Achilitibuie churchgoers and cattle drovers would meet.

Once ready they would ‘take the rock’ to head south towards Clachan Church at the edge of Loch Broom or the markets further south.

The ‘Postie`s Path’ is not for the fainthearted but has been slowly restored to make the walk easier to navigate with some stone markers to show the way.

Walk details: 6.2 miles, 10 km – Ascent 270 m, Descent 380 m – Walking time 3 – 4 h



1 Adults (16+) - GBP 40 pp

2 Adults (16+) - GBP 37 pp

3 Adults (16+) - GBP 35 pp

4 Adults (16+) - GBP 32 pp

(Tier Pricing is only for one booking of up to four Adults)

Concession (65+) - GBP 32 pp


What´s Included

  • Fully guided walk
  • Insight into Geology and Nature
  • Fully qualified Walking Guide
  • A short intro into navigation in the mountains with map and compass

What to bring

  • Good pair of walking boots/shoes
  • Warm layers for when the weather is not ideal
  • Waterproof trousers and jacket
  • Snacks & Lunch for a break outside while on the walk
  • Rucksack to carry all above 

Additional information

Meeting point for transport from Ullapool is the Royal Hotel Ullapool Car Park at 10 am.

For all who make their own way to the Start of the walk, meeting time is 11.00 am. 

(meeting at the start of the walk is possible but you won`t get back to your car - linear walk - best is a drop off from someone else if not using the transfers from Ullapool)