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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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305. Keiss to Wick

May 2017 After the previous days long walk (or perhaps too long), I had a shorter walked planned for today, from the village of Keiss back down to Wick, where I was staying. I had breakfast at my hotel and … Continue reading

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Finally back to the coast

August 2020 Well finally, after almost a year since my last new coastal walk I’ve made it back to a new (to me) part of the British coast with a week long trip to the north west coast of Scotland. … Continue reading

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The latest underhand tricks of the travel industry

In September last year I planned and booked a trip to the Highlands of Scotland to continue my coastal walk in 2020. I booked a flight to depart from London Luton to Inverness with Easyjet on the 8th July 2020, … Continue reading

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Yet another blow

I am trying to get back on track. Since no one seems to be able to answer the question as to when someone not living in Scotland will be allowed to go to Scotland and stay over night it makes … Continue reading

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A (partial) return of freedom ….. and plans for getting back to the coast

13th May 2020 On Sunday the Prime Minister Boris Johnson was going to give a speech. As usually seems to be the case these days a large amount of it was leaked to the press before hand. So we knew … Continue reading

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A fun bank holiday weekend ….. or not

This coming bank holiday I had a fun project planned. Whilst most of Southern England was probably going to try and fit themselves all on to Brighton beach, I was going to use the 3-day weekend to walk the entire … Continue reading

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282. Newburgh to Aberdeen

May 2015 This was my last day of a 4 day trip to Aberdeenshire, so I had to travel home in the afternoon. This time I have gone far enough north into Scotland that it was both quicker and cheaper … Continue reading

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Progress to date

At the time of writing I should be out walking the coastline of Argyll and Bute on my first coast walking trip of 2020.  However I’m not, I’m stuck at home because the government has decreed were not allowed to … Continue reading

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