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A weather-beaten highland metropolis, Ullapool acts as an excellent base for exploring the stunning mountains and beautiful beaches of Wester Ross and also a jumping off point for exploring the Western Isles.
Loopallu Music Festival - This music festival attracts big names considering the moderate size of venue. In 2008, it will be held from 18 to 20 September.
Inverness Airport (IATA: INV, ICAO: EGPE) is two hours away by road.
Scottish Citylink and local operators run daily services from Inverness.
CalMac ferries do a daily return trip to Stornaway.
Fish & Chips are plentiful but for more upscale offerings try The Ceilidh Place with its ever changing chalk board menu reflecting the diversity of food on offer and its use of predominantly local produce.
Ullapool's a town where you definitely won't be thirsty. Weekend action is focused on the Seaforth near the pier whilst other places worth a pint or two are the Ferry Boat Inn (FBI), The Caley Inn and the Ceilidh Place's modest little bar.
YHA on Shore Street or Scotpackers on West Argyle Street
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Wifi is available at the Seaforth or Mountain Café on West Argyle Street whilst Scotpackers or the local library at the high school provide internet terminals.
See also International Telephone Calls
The Royal Mail provides postal services in the United Kingdom. The Royal Mail's store fronts are called Post Office and offer services ranging from sending letters and packages to foreign currency exchange. Use the branch locator to find the nearest Post Office branch. An alternative includes TNT Post.
It's common for a post office to be incorporated into a grocery store, where there will be a small counter located at the back of the store for dealing with post related matters. All post offices are marked with signs that say 'post office' in red lettering. Post boxes can be found at any post office and standalone large red post boxes on the streets or red boxes in the sides of public buildings.
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