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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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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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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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379. Arisaig to Lochailort

May 2021 For this walk I was staying in Mallaig and had a lovely sea view from my window. It’s May, so it was a bit of a shock when I opened the curtains this morning to see that there … Continue reading

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370. Inverie to Carnach Bridge

September 2020 Coastal walkers often face a dilemma. To ferry, or not to ferry? Or do you walk around to the nearest bridge or crossing point on every river or estuary? Or even walk up every estuary until it stops … Continue reading

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A little side project – The coast of Malta.

With all the Covid related restrictions I haven’t been out of the UK for 2 years. I had some days of annual leave I had carried over from 2021, but these need to be used by the end of March … 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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Abandoned walk and a visit to Highland Wildlife Park

October 2018 My last day of this trip and my last day in the north of Scotland for 2018. The previous day it had been wet and windy all day and I nearly didn’t walk anywhere at all. In the … Continue reading

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324. Kylesku to Scourie

July 2018 Today promised to be a rather lazier day than usual largely because I was not starting my walk until gone midday. This is because there was only a single daily bus between Scourie and Kylesku (and even then … Continue reading

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