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387. Sanna to Achateny (and back)

July 2021 This walk along the north coast of the Ardnamurchan peninsula was another awkward walk to plan. Sanna is at the end of a dead-end single track road and Achateny is part way along another dead-end single track road. … Continue reading

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386. Achateny to Ockle

July 2021 This was a rather bitty walk of two halves which I did in the afternoon after the Shielfoot circular walk. This is because my next walk is to head east from Sanna to meet up with this walk … Continue reading

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385. Arivegaig to Ockle (and back)

May 2021 This walk I actually did a few months earlier than the previous walk I wrote up, as I had had to skip ahead and do this walk when I hadn’t originally planned to. The previous day I had … Continue reading

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384. Shielfoot Circular via Shiel Bridge

July 2021 For reasons I explained in my last post, I’m staying in a caravan in the grounds of a croft at the far end of the road in the small village of Shielfoot. I’m going to start my walk … Continue reading

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A change of (accommodation) plan

May 2021 At the end of my week long coastal walking trip in May 2021 I had another week booked later in the year, staying at the same hotel in Mallaig (The West Highland Hotel). However when I got home, … Continue reading

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383. Acharacle to Roshven Farm

May 2021 Today I had what promised to be quite a varied walk and my first on the peninsula known as Ardnamurchan, a fairly sparsely populated but very beautiful area. Both ends of the walk are on the A861 and … Continue reading

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382. Roshven Farm to Lochailort

May 2021 This morning I had done the walk over the Ardnish peninsula to Peanmeanach and my plan for this afternoon was to continue south from Lochailort, having now filled the two gaps I left when I walked from Arisaig … Continue reading

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381. Ardnish and Peanmeanach

May 2021 On a previous day I had walked from Arisaig to Lochailort. For much of that walk I stuck to the A830 road which runs along the coast. However there is a small peninsula, Ardnish, which the road does … Continue reading

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380. Druimindarroch

May 2021 This was my last day and I had to drive 550 miles home, so really I should be getting on with going home. But I didn’t want to go home, I enjoy my trips to walk the coast … Continue reading

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Coastal Cruising: Cruising along the coast of Hampshire, the Isle of Wight and Dorset

September 2022 Whilst this website is mostly about walking, today I’m going to make an exception. Seeing the coast from the sea gives a whole new perspective. You see the cliffs you were walking on top of you sometimes see … Continue reading

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