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Inverness-shire

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


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'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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'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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'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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'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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'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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'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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'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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'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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'... 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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‘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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'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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'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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'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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'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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'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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'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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'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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'The route now links the Moray coast with the edge of the Grampian Mountains, generally following the valley of the River Spey. Plans are well advanced to complete the route to Newtonmore, though n ...
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'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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'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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'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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