Category: Walks

Point Ferry—Laggan—Port Castle—Heritage Centre

Point Ferry—Laggan—Port Castle—Heritage Centre

04 September 2021   2 hours   Moderate 4.74 miles   430ft     go to map Important reminder All dogs must be on leads, and remember to keep clear of all livestock, especially sheep and sheep with lambs and … please leave all gates read more

Point Ferry—Port Ramsay Loop

Point Ferry—Port Ramsay Loop

Start at the Point to Port Appin ferry and, opposite the phone box, follow a sheep path beside Point House. In the season you can hire bikes at the ferry which you may like to combine with other walks, although not suitable for this one. read more

Clachan—Port Castle—Port a’ Charrain—Heritage Centre

Clachan—Port Castle—Port a’ Charrain—Heritage Centre

We took the small gate on the north side of the church and walked through the Glebe, behind the new graveyard and heading for Balimackillichan. The new grass was coming quite quickly; the rookeries were busy. A chestnut tree stood fully leaved. A small gate read more

Bailuacraich Farm—The Broch—Balnagown loop

Bailuacraich Farm—The Broch—Balnagown loop

We started at the Balure Road end and went as far as The Mill and back in a loop. It was a very bright day; perfect walking weather. An easy walk, impossible to get lost. Once through the gate, the road led us down past read more

Crossroads—Achnacroish – Raised Beach—Kilcheran

Crossroads—Achnacroish – Raised Beach—Kilcheran

We parked near the Crossroads and, as we approached the road to Achnacroish, two sea eagles were circling above. We see them more and more. From 1975 onwards, young ones from Norway were reintroduced to the island of Rum. They eventually flew over to Mull, and read more

Heritage–Balnagown–The Broch–Clachan

Heritage–Balnagown–The Broch–Clachan

After several rainy days, we seized a morning of sunny spells for this interesting walk. From the Heritage Centre we took the road opposite through Killandrist, a place rich in ecclesiastical history, the name meaning St Andrew’s Chapel. Although the chapel is long gone, trained read more

Miller’s Port to the Lighthouse

Miller’s Port to the Lighthouse

We started on the road to Miller’s Port which turns off the main road to the Lighthouse with the mill race beside it. We ended in sight of the Stevenson Light on Eilean Musdile. It is thought the mill may have been in use as read more

Lismore Lighthouse Ridge

Lismore Lighthouse Ridge

The walk to the lighthouse along the limestone ridge is said to be one of the finest in Scotland. In strong March sunshine with great visibility, it certainly was. We have done it several times and more than one way. We started at John Carmichael’s read more

Baleveolan—Sailean

Baleveolan—Sailean

NB This walk includes a shorter alternative, returning to the main road before the road to Sailean. We started between the Heritage Centre and the shop, in a small lane beside Cameron cottage (once mysteriously known as Hoppy’s cottage), which leads into Baleveolan Farm and read more

Bernera—Achinduin

Bernera—Achinduin

The island of Bernera lies off the south west of Lismore but is accessible at the low tide for a few hours. We parked at Achinduin and walked through a gate into fields and down to the shore (about a mile), passing under the elevated read more