Tag: Clachan

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

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

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