While it may be tempting to limit yourself to just the local sights when visiting Achiltibuie, keep in mind that the surrounding region's abundance of scenic and cultural delights lie just beyond your doorstep. Ullapool, lies approximately 11 miles (18 kilometers) to the northwest. Here you can check out the Ullapool Museum and Ullapool Harbour.
Organise transportation and spend half a day in Achnasheen, a regional center, some 30 miles (48 kilometers) away from Achiltibuie. This regional center has a number of tourist attractions, including Gruinard Island, Gruinard Bay Beach and Beinn Eighe. Achnasheen has much of interest for visitors happy to hang around a little longer. Beinn Eighe Nature Reserve and Inverewe Gardens are some of the other places worth a visit.
A good trick to get a true feel for an area is by getting an understanding of its history. While here, take the time to drop into the area's fine castles. Tourists searching for special places to learn more about local spiritual beliefs, will love visiting some of the area's cathedrals.
Have you ever wondered if you'd be brave enough to have a go at hot air ballooning? This area is a good place to have a go. This area has some great places for boating, so ensure you fit that into your itinerary. Sea kayaking is another watersport here.
So dust off your passport, pack your backpack and enjoy this extremely special destination.