Applecross Coffin Roads

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

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Distance (miles)
9
Starting from
Applecross, Ross-shire & Cromarty
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Overview

'Old coffin routes which were used in time past by burial parties going to Clachan Church at Applecross Bay. There are various cairns along the route which indicate where the procession would have rested and possibly drank to the deceased. They are both very long coffin roads and it is entirely understandable that people would need frequent rests along the way.'

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