Author Archives: jcombe

339. Aultbea to Laide

July 2019 This was the first day of my second trip of 2019 to the Scottish Highlands. I planned this trip back in October 2018. Despite this the only hotel I could find was the Caledonian Hotel in Ullapool. Again. … Continue reading

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338. Dundonnell River to Laide

July 2019 After my previous there and back walk to Scoraig, it was time to make progress south. On this walk I’d be walking the western edge of Little Loch Broom and rounding the corner into Gruinard Bay and finish … Continue reading

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337. Grid reference NH100919 to Badrallach and Scoraig (and back)

July 2019 This walk starts from a rather precise location (except it doesn’t), in that on my previous walk having crossed from the shore of Inverbroom lock this was the point I turned left (south) to get back to where … Continue reading

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336. Dundonnell River to Inverbroom Bridge

May 2019 This was my last day of this trip and also a Sunday. This meant I had a deadline to meet (I needed to get to Inverness Airport in time for my flight home) and also no public transport … Continue reading

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335. Inverbroom bridge to Ullapool

May 2019 Having now reached Ullapool I now had to get around Loch Broom. The west coast of Scotland is an indented coast full of many sea lochs. Some of the lochs have ferries across them but most don’t meaning … Continue reading

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334. Rhue to the A835 (and back)

May 2019 My last walk had turned out to be a very long and demanding one, from Achiltibuie to Ullapool. The last part of that walk had taken me along the A835 which mostly ran along the coast so was … Continue reading

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333. Achiltibuie to Ullapool

May 2019 Today I knew was going to be a tough walk as I’d be tackling the “posties path“. This is so called because when a postal service was established, Achiltibuie¬†was not connected to the road network. So twice per … Continue reading

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332. Achiltibue to Altandhu (and back)

May 2019 This was a short there and back walk, done in the afternoon after doing a different walk in the morning. I had by this time already walked the coast south from Achiltibue and my previous post ended at … Continue reading

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331. Achnahaird to Altandhu

May 2019 This was the first day of my first trip to Scotland of 2019. It was getting increasingly tricky to plan these trips (though if I thought things were getting tricky to organise in 2019 it was going to … Continue reading

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330. Lochinver to Achnahaird

May 2019 This walk took a lot of planning. I was staying, again, at the Caledonian Hotel in Ullapool. I had vowed not to stay there after my experience last time however I booked this trip back in October and … Continue reading

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