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Castle Sinclair Girnigoe: An Excellent Walk At Noss Head, Scotland

For a fantastic stop along the NC500 (North Coast 500) in Scotland you should consider a walk to the wonderful ruins of Castle Sinclair Girnigoe. Situated on the Noss Head headland, with views across Sinclair’s Bay, you’ll find a quick...

Keiss Castle Walk On The NC500: The Complete Guide

A short walk along the rugged coastline of the northeastern tip of Scotland brings you to Old Keiss Castle. This splendid castle ruin sits precariously on the cliff edge, ready to crumble at any moment into the wild waters of...

Castle Varrich Walk On The Kyle Of Tongue, Scotland

On the rugged north coast of Scotland, perched on an exposed hilltop overlooking the Kyle of Tongue, is Castle Varrich. With just a quick walk from the village of Tongue, a small ruin with a rich history is found. The...

Fyrish Monument Walk In Alness: The Complete Guide

For a great short hike on the east coast of the Scottish Highlands, look no further than the woodland walk to Fyrish Monument. Located just outside of Alness, on the Cromarty Firth, the quick uphill to Fyrish Monument (Cnoc Fyrish)...

Victoria Falls Scotland: Complete Guide To This NC500 Walk

Victoria Falls is a beautiful waterfall in Wester Ross. It sits on the banks of uber-picturesque Loch Maree in Scotland and, fantastically, is just a short walk from the Victoria Falls Car Park to reach, making it the ideal quick...

Duncansby Head: How To See The Lighthouse And Sea Stacks

Duncansby Head sits at the northeasternmost tip of Scotland and Britain. Aside from having the claim to fame of being able to stand at the most northeasterly point of the UK, the main attractions here are the wonderful Duncansby Head...

Eas a’ Chual Aluinn: Complete Guide To Britain’s Highest Waterfall

Eas a’ Chual Aluinn is a waterfall tucked away in remotest Assynt, Scotland. A rugged trail through a breathtaking wilderness awaits those who venture to the lip of the highest waterfall in Scotland. Heck, it’s the highest waterfall in Britain!...

Quinag Hike: The Complete Guide To Bagging 3 Corbetts

To hike Quinag is to truly experience the rugged wilderness of Assynt, Scotland. The mightily impressive, not to mention, enjoyable trail around the Quinag massif heads high above the splendid Loch Assynt and conquers three immense Corbett peaks. The most...

Stac Pollaidh: The Best Short Hike In Assynt, Scotland

The jagged pinnacles of Stac Pollaidh are an incredible sight on the Assynt landscape. Its unusual form sticks out like a sore thumb, looming large over the beautiful Loch Lurgainn. Indeed, the Stac Pollaidh hike is one of the most...

Falls of Kirkaig: The Complete Hiking Guide

Nestled within the devastatingly beautiful region of Assynt in Scotland is the spectacular Falls of Kirkaig. A picturesque 7km walk from Inverkirkaig, along the serene River Kirkaig, brings you to the thunderous falls. Also known as Inverkirkaig Falls, the trail...