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A-Z of WALKS and CATEGORIES

Area: Highland

'The Lochalsh Woodland Walk is an attractively designed landscape open to the public throughout the year ... The estate also has over 23km of footpaths including woodland walks at the poli ...
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'We meet once a month on a Sunday morning at 0900 usually, in the car park opposite The Norseman Hotel, Whitechapel Road, Wick ... If you are interested in coming along please have a good ...
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Category Caithness

'First-time visitors can enjoy a great circular walk: The fully-accessible Hill 99 viewpoint trail meanders through the quiet pine forest to a "squirrel’s-eye" viewpoint in the tree tops. Or, for j ...
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Category Nairnshire

'Nowadays the name "Culbin Sands" means a beach, but formerly the name meant a large area of loose dune sand desert which is now the Culbin Forest. This long strip of pristine beach is owned by the ...
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Category Nairnshire

'A celebration of mountain culture in the outdoor capital of the UK ... Mountains inspire us all in different ways – and you won’t find a better example of the diversity of mountain culture than in ...
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Category Inverness-shire

'Membership of HDR is open to all over the age of 18 years. Family members, carers and other able-bodied members might als ...
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Category Highland

'The walks are not led; the Club chooses venues and individuals/small groups decide on which routes they wish to do from the chosen venue. This has the advantage that a variety of walks are availab ...
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Category Highland

'A lush, sub-tropical-style, oasis perched on a peninsula at the edge of Loch Ewe amid the rugged landscape of Wester Ross, this world-famous historic garden is one of Scotland's most popular botan ...
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'One of the last few areas of wild land in Scotland, this rugged, remote estate in the West Highlands offers a true wilderness experience. The dramatic landscape e ...
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'The Leaflets are car-based and involve six stopping places and short walks. They feature clear explanations, photos and diagrams explaining significant geological features along the route.'


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Category Inverness-shire

'We have a walk every weekend. In summer, we hold away weekends to more distant ranges such as Skye or Torridon. We welcome visitors, both those living in or near Lochaber and those from further af ...
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Category Inverness-shire

'We are a social enterprise whose purpose is to promote geotourism, conservation and interpretation of the geological inheritance of the North West Highlands ... Explore the amaziing rocks and land ...
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Category Sutherland

'The estate includes some of Scotland's finest mountain scenery, comprising Liathach, 1,054m (3,456ft) which has seven tops and Beinn Alligin, 985m (3,230ft), composed mainly of Torridonian sandsto ...
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'Despite our name we do not just walk on the hills although this is our main activity. We have members that rock climb, scramble, ski, cycle, kayak....etc, so in general we might also be seen as an ...
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'Wester Ross (Scottish Gaelic: Taobh Siar Rois) is a loosely-defined area in the North West Highlands of Scotland and a part of Ross and Cromarty. It contains a number of villages ...
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'... Northwest Sutherland is a stunning landscape of perfect sandy beaches and sweeping moorland studded with glittering lochans, overlooked by some of Scotland's most remarkable mountains, individ ...
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Category Sutherland

'The path is extremely well defined by the passage of the estimated 125,000 visits per year.'


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Category Inverness-shire

'The route follows tracks and footpaths throughout, but after leaving Cannich it becomes increasingly remote; the upper reaches of Glen Affric being amongst the most isolated in the Highlands. Some ...
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Category 2: 26-50 Miles

'The coffin route was long the access to Applecross Bay from the north, before the coastal route was developed.'


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'The Applecross Landscape Partnership Scheme (ALPS) is a partnership of: The Applecross Trust; Applecross Historical Society; Applecross Archaeological Society; Applecross Community Counci ...
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'Newtonmore offers the visitor a wide range of activities within the village lying at the southern end of the Spey Valley in the Cairngorms National Park. Newtonmore is at the heart of the Scottish ...
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Category Inverness-shire

'The Postman's Path, which clings to the coastline and was used to take post to and from Achiltibuie, offers opportunities for spotting golden eagles, stonechats, adders, lizards and even ...
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'Divided into three 5 day sections and is in total 249 miles long. As Scotland's "wildest long distance trail" the trail is no easy undertaking and should only be tackled by those experienced in wi ...
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Category Inverness-shire

Cawdor Castle is normally open from early May to early October. There is an 'all inclusive' entry charge for the  'Castle, Gardens, Grounds and Nature Trails'.


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Category Nairnshire

[1] Ross and Cromarty - - - : [2] Inverness and Nairn - - - : [3] Skye and Lochalsh - - - : [4] Sutherland - - - : [5] Caithness - - - : [6] Lochaber


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Category Highland

'Before starting the walk, however, there are two conditions to be met - physical fitness and organisational skills. First the fitness, for, although the walk is an old military road built by the n ...
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Category Inverness-shire

'Walk the battlefield now restored to how it appeared to the opposing forces on that fateful day - 16 April 1746. The upgraded footpaths are suitable for families with prams and those with access n ...
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Category Inverness-shire

Three walks in and around Dingwall: [1] Canal and Firth - - - : [2] Tulloch Castle - - - : [3] To Knockfarrel and Fodderty (the Map being ABOVE the descriptions of the walks) PLUS brief description ...
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'This is part of the long distance drove route between Wester Ross and on to the Corrieyairack and further south. The section between Glenmoriston and Strathglass was used for driving stock during ...
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Category Inverness-shire

'Most of the routes pass through extensively grazed areas, including open hill and heath, where dogs should be kept under close control particularly before and during lambing season and through the ...
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Category Sutherland

'The contrast in natural habitats along the route imbues the East Highland Way with a distinctive character. The journey passes seamlessly through enchanting broadleaf forests, loch-side t ...
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Category 3: 51-100 Miles

'The main centre of population in Strathglass is now Cannich (Place of the Bog Cotton). Cannich, nestling below the slopes of Beinn a Chairein, is at the junction of three glens: Glen Cannich, Glen ...
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Category Inverness-shire

'... These townships were not nearly as remote when inhabited as they seem now as there would have been a steady stream of traffic travelling past. Indeed there would have been little other way to ...
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Category Inverness-shire

‘This is the path the people of the townships in the Rothiemurchus area took to their summer shielings. The purpose of travelling to the shielings was to take the cattle and give the ground time to ...
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Category Inverness-shire

'For the less experienced it is the perfect introduction to long distance walking, being for the most part low-level and following mainly towpaths and woodland tracks. There are some challenging se ...
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Category Inverness-shire

'The built heritage is crucial to the well being of our community, our tourism industry, and in attracting economic investment to the centre of Inverness. We want the Inverness City Heritage Tr ...
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Category Inverness-shire

'The route is a work in progress. Some of it is remote, pathless and challenging terrain. Other sections are already popular walks ... The walk is meant to be used both by long-distance walkers goi ...
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Category Highland

'Kingussie is an ideal base for walking and whether you are interested in a scenic woodland stroll, a moderate walk or a full day hike it is all there waiting.'


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Category Inverness-shire

'The Loch Ness 360° Trail is split into six sections. Section One begins in Inverness and takes you around the Loch. Follow them in order, and Section Six will bring you back to where you ...
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Category Inverness-shire

'The Highland Council's Countryside Rangers constitute the largest local authority Countryside Ranger provision in Scotland with 25 full time and 3 seasonal Rangers spread throughout the Highland C ...
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Category Highland

'Moidart is a wild, beautiful, remote region in the heart of the West Highlands of Scotland, with the Ardnamurchan peninsular to the west, Arisaig and Morar to the north, Morvern to the south, and ...
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Category Inverness-shire

'It is currently a very enjoyable walk though and is quiet with majestic views.'


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Category Sutherland

The Areas covered in the Leaflet are: [1] Caithness - - - : [2] Sutherland - - - : [3] Easter Ross and the Black Isle - - - : [4] Inverness and Nairn - - - : [5] Moray


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Category Caithness

'It is a land of mystery and legend, bountiful wildlife and flora, forest, heather, peat clad moors and awe inspiring views. It is also the peaceful "undiscovered" side of Loch Ness dominated by qu ...
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Category Inverness-shire

'St Duthac was a beloved saint of Scotland previous to the Reformation. Duthac was born at Tain, later becoming Bishop of Rosshire, and then buried at Tain upon his death in 1065. A great missionar ...
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Category Inverness-shire

'The crest of the ridge between An Soutar and Meallan Odhar was the furthest north point on the mainland reached by Prince Charlie in his wanderings after Culloden, and it was there that h ...
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Category Inverness-shire

'In his book, The Sutherland Trail, Cameron McNeish started the Sutherland Trail at Lochinver and finished at Tongue. To give myself less weight to carry I completed it the opposite way ar ...
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Category Sutherland

'In the old days, cattle thieves in the relatively lawless Speyside and Badenoch regions would make their way to Lochaber to sell their prizes. This route would have been one of their primary route ...
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Category Inverness-shire

'Assynt includes, and is surrounded by, spectacular mountains, most of which rise up from an undulating landscape of Lewisian Gneiss as isolated peaks of reddish-brown Torridonian sandstone, often ...
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Category Sutherland

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