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Address: Ullapool, Scotland

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calm crossing

seemd more like an cruise than a ferry. modern boat wth all facilities. calm sunny day the trip starts at Ulla pool, leaves the short estuary and passes through a number... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2016
ianbingham
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After crossing from Uig to Tarbert and spending a night on Scalpay we returned to the main land via Stornoway >> Ullapool. The difference between the two ferries and the crossing is remarkable. On the one hand an older yet robust and workman like vessel and on the other a modern well equipped vessel with all mod cons. I know... More 

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San Francisco
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We finally got to take the ferry from Stornoway to Ullapool and it was a wonderful experience to sail around the horn and into Ullapool. We had stayed on the waterfront in Ullapool a few years ago but never had a chance to take the ferry even though we saw it coming and leaving every day. It is a very... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

seemd more like an cruise than a ferry. modern boat wth all facilities. calm sunny day the trip starts at Ulla pool, leaves the short estuary and passes through a number of island as it makes its way to the open sea. As land fell away behind usm we looked forward and lewis was appearing. Spent the whole crossing on... More 

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Thank ianbingham
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109 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I had been warned about this new ferries reputation for embarrassing unreliability but no problem on my trip. Typical floating motorway cafe style you've been on one you've been on them all. Being a Calmac user of many years I went nowhere near the cafe! Stock up on eats before boarding.

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

The Minch is a wonderful way to see the landscape from the sea in a sturdy ferry boat that is operated by professionals.

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los angeles
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103 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

No trip to Scotland would be complete without a trip on a CalMac ferry. This time we took a brand new ship from Ullapool to Stornoway, a wonderful ship with comfortable, plush indoor seating as well as more basic outdoor chairs . There is food available, including hot breakfast. We got the departure time wrong but they saved a car-sized... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We took a trip to Lewis on the Calmac ferry. Great value. Lovely ship. Spotlessly clean. Food and drinks reasonable. Saw an abundance of Dolphins, porpoises and seal plus spectacular scenery.

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We had a superb trip on the new Caledonian Mcbrayne Loch Seaforth. Was a non landing cruise but was worth the trip. Very spacious and Comfortable.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Take the ferry over to the Isle of Lewis and get lost in the beauty of the Outer Hebrides-the ferry is in time and very comfortable.

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Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The crossing from Ullapool to Stornoway is lovely. Viewing the West Coast Mountains from the Ferry is memorable. The Summer Isles are also lovely to view from the boat. As the Hebrides come into view the vista is wonderful . The new Calmac Ferry is very comfortable.

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