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353b. Applecross (Shore Street) to Sand

August 2020 This morning I had cycled and walked the section of coast between Cuaig viewpoint and Sand and so now it was time to continue south. I left the car where it was at the southern of the two … Continue reading

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353a. Cuaig Viewpoint to Sand

August 2020 I wasn’t doing the walks in order on this trip, so it’s actually 3 days after I did my previous walk, ending at Cuaig that I headed back to Cuaig to continue south. I had also made a … Continue reading

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352b. Arrina Woodlands to Cuaig Viewpoint

August 2020 This was the 2nd part of this days walk. In the morning I had walked (and cycled) between Kenmore and Arrina woodlands but when arriving at Arrina woodlands I had spotted a sign post pointing to a footpath … Continue reading

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352a. Kenmore to Arrina woodlands

August 2020 I’ve split today’s walk as I did this walk in two “sections” and this is the first one. On my previous walk I had ended at Kenmore so today it’s time to head back there to continue the … Continue reading

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351. Shieldaig to Kenmore

August 2020 Today I’m heading for the remote Applecross peninsula. This was once only accessible by the mountain pass of Bealach na Bà (“pass of the cattle”) which was (and still is) often impassable in the winter. As a result … Continue reading

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350. Torridon to Shieldaig

August 2020 Having filled the gap I’d left back in 2019 between Torridon and Lower Diabaig it was time to continue heading south along the coast. For this trip I was staying in Kyle of Lochalsh so had an early … Continue reading

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349. Torridon to Torridon Boat House

September 2019 This was a short up and back walk and my last for 2019. I had done another shortish walk around Gairloch in the morning. This had taken a bit longer than I expected (but was also much better … Continue reading

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348. Lower Diabaig to Torridon Boat House

August 2020 It had been a horrible year and nearly a year has passed since I was last on the coast, due to lockdowns and Covid restrictions. By the time I can make it back to the coast it feels … Continue reading

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Finally, back to the coast.

August 2020 It had been a horrible year. My trip to the Scottish highlands in May had been cancelled. At least for that trip I could get a refund as the hotel I had booked was closed (though it took … Continue reading

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It’s 2020 and its all gone wrong.

Sorry if you were expecting another coast walk write up because this week I’m going to have an absolutely massive rant. Sorry to disappoint you and if you don’t want to read a massive rant, stop reading now. Yes I … Continue reading

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