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Unapool Burn waterfall

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Unapool Burn waterfall
Sutherland - Unapool, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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The A894 road that runs from Loch Assynt to Kylesku is one of the most scenically beautiful routes in the Highlands. Just before the road reaches Unapool, there is a lay-by and a short trail up Unapool Burn to a spectacularly striking waterfall that drops down from Loch na Gainmhich. You can also reach the top of the falls from the signed parking area by the loch, but the best views are from the base of the falls, seen here.

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