Category: Walks

Achinduin Bàrr Mòr Loop

Achinduin Bàrr Mòr Loop

Achinduin Bàrr Mòr Loop Parked on the Achinduin Road not far past Frackersaig and were straight through a gate into the field with Bernera, Achinduin Castle and Mull all before us. To the east we could see the MacColl houses at Achinduin, a larger settlement read more

Baligrundle to Achnacroish Raised Beach Loop

Baligrundle to Achnacroish Raised Beach Loop

Baligrundle to Achnacroish Raised Beach Loop Another beautiful day for another wonderful walk. About five hours door to door. We biked to the crossroads (40 minutes) and walked along the road past the Achinduin turning, and the various Craignich crofts as far as Kilcheran. Just read more

Bernera Achinduin Loop

Bernera Achinduin Loop

Bernera Achinduin Loop 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 read more

Heritage—Balnagown—Achnacroish Loop

Heritage—Balnagown—Achnacroish Loop

Possibly our hottest walk ever. It was 11 August 2020. We biked to the Heritage Centre, a great place to visit and start many walks. It’s central and there’s a cafe. And a wonderful museum. We headed for Balnagown, turned left before The Mill and read more

Achuaran – Creagan Breac Triangulation Pillar -Balimackillichan – Clachan Loop

Achuaran – Creagan Breac Triangulation Pillar -Balimackillichan – Clachan Loop

31 July 2020 Biked to Achuaran then through Stronacraoibh on foot to Baile Geamhraidh where the wild flowers were blooming and the cattle were interested but we were careful not to disturb them and their beautiful bull. Down to Laggan where Duncan Livingstone was busy read more

Laggan to Portcastle Raised Beach loop

Laggan to Portcastle Raised Beach loop

Laggan to Portcastle Raised Beach loop This 10k was a picturesque slog. There is an easier route but we were sticking to the raised beach (as you can see from the map below), keen to learn how much has been lost to vegetation through lack read more

Alasra Raised Beach Loop

Alasra Raised Beach Loop

Alasra Raised Beach Loop Almost three hours. Alasra is a peninsula on the north west of Lismore beyond Port Ramsay and Laggan. It was originally part of an area known as Fennachrochan. It is stunningly beautiful and extremely interesting. We biked to Laggan and began read more