Category: Walks

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

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

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 as you find them. Thank you. We took the small gate on the north side of the 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–Broch–Clachan

Heritage–Balnagown–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

21 March 2021 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 read more

Lismore Lighthouse Ridge

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 read more

Baleveolan Sailean Loop

Baleveolan Sailean Loop

6 March 2021 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 a cottage (known mysteriously as Hoppy’s cottage), which leads into Baleveolan 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

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 read more

Achuaran—Creagan Breac—Triangulation Pillar—Balimackillichan—Clachan Loop

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 wildflowers were blooming and the cattle were interested but we were careful not to disturb them and their beautiful bull. Down to Laggan where read more

Stronacraoibh—Laggan—Portcastle—Clachan loop

Stronacraoibh—Laggan—Portcastle—Clachan loop

Stronacraoibh—Laggan—Portcastle—Clachan loop We started at Stronacraoibh and took the road to Port Ramsay, turning left before the village on the road to Laggan. This leads eventually to a gate and to the last house, Camas. We climbed the gently sloping field on the far side of read more