Tag Archives: Scotland

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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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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347. Red Point to Lower Diabaig

September 2019 This was actually the second walk I was doing on this day which in hindsight was probably a mistake. Logistically it was a tricky walk too. The B8056 ends at a car park at a place called Red Point … Continue reading

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Abandoned walk & a trip on Loch Ness

July 2018 This was my last day of a 9 day long trip based in Durness. My plan for today was to continue from the most southerly point I’d previously reached, namely the viewpoint south of Unapool and then follow … 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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323. Handa Island

July 2018 I made a decision on reaching the North Coast of Scotland that to visit every island would take so much time I might never finish the mainland. Instead I decided to concentrate on the mainland, with the intention … Continue reading

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314. Kyle of Tongue to Melness and East Strathan (and back)

October 2017 How to tackle the coast between the Kyle of Tongue and Hope had been something I had been pondering for a while. After crossing the Kyle of Tongue causeway there is a road up the right hand side … Continue reading

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313. Bettyhill to Kyle of Tongue

October 2017 This was my first full day in Scotland (of a 5 day trip) having done only a short walk the previous day due to the time it takes me to get from home to this part of Scotland. … Continue reading

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309. Reay to Thurso

August 2017 For this walk I was staying in Thurso at the Weigh Inn Lodges, a pretty grim hotel though at least I was in the main “Lodge” building rather than the others which were more like sheds in the … Continue reading

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