Tag: Clachan

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

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

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

The lost village of Port a’ Charrain

The lost village of Port a’ Charrain

A flock of sheep are stock-still on the beach, heads raised, horns alert. A curlew, a blackbird, and a gull are busily rearranging the seaweed; they appear to be squabbling. Three oystercatchers are hurrying somewhere. A heron, like a predatory medieval cleric (can’t explain that read more