Wester Ross (Scottish Gaelic: Taobh Siar Rois) is located in the North West Highlands of Scotland, part of Ross and Cromarty, notably containing the villages on the west coast such as:
- Kinlochewe (inland)
Wester Ross is geographically regarded as the western watershed of Ross-shire, but administrative and political boundaries diverge from this and have been subject to several changes and inconsistencies.
Wester Ross is a popular scenic tourism destination, although the level of this has declined considerably since the 1970s. Tourism still forms a major part of the economic activity of the area, particularly with the dramatic declines in fishing over the same period.
Wester Ross contains notable beauty spots such as Loch Maree, Inverewe Garden, Corrieshalloch Gorge, Glen Docherty and Bealach na Ba. But it is its mountains for which Wester Ross is renowned, in a unique and very old landscape.
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... Bass Rock, Firth of Forth Beinn Eighe, Wester Ross The Cobbler, Argyll and Bute Corrieshalloch Gorge, Ullapool Dumbarton Rock Duncansby Head, John o' Groats Glen Nevis, Fort William Gloup Ness, Cullivoe ...
... Vaa (north of Aviemore) Loch Vaich (Strathvaich Forest, Wester Ross) (reservoir) Loch Valley, Galloway Loch Vatachan (Coigach, Wester Ross) Loch Venachar (reservoir) Loch Veyatie (Sutherland/Weste ...
... Wester Ross is featured in the lyrics to the song Letter from America by The Proclaimers, and Kishorn Commandos by North Sea Gas, which relate the wild lifestyle of ... Major outdoor scenes in the films Stardust and The Eagle of the Ninth were shot in Wester Ross Wester Ross is the location for the adventures of John Macnab in the book by ...
... on the north shore of Gair Loch near the village of Gairloch, Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands and is in the Scottish council area of Highland ...
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