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Wildlife of Glenelg & Arnisdale

By at February 22, 2012 | 11:24 am | 0 Comment

  (Painted Lady Butterfly on Foxglove) As well as boasting stunning scenery comprising hill and mountain, glen and lochan, river and birch wood, all surrounded by the sea, the area plays host to an impressive list of wildlife residents and visitors. ┬áThe range of habitat makes for a varied population of birds, animals and other fauna and the abundance of

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Wildlife spotting

Beinn na h-Eaglaise and Beinn nan Caorach

By at February 16, 2012 | 4:06 pm | 0 Comment

Beinn na h-Eaglaise

Grade: HARD HILLWALK Time: 6 - 8 hours Distance: 11.5km Summary: This short but very steep hillwalk takes in both of the Corbetts on the Glenelg peninsula. The pathless going is rewarded by truly stunning views in what must be one of the most beautiful corners of the Highlands. Terrain: Much very steep and pathless ground, requiring care especially on

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Walking routes

Ardintoul Circuit

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Ardintoul

Grade: MODERATE Time: 4.5 - 6.5 hours Distance: 13km Summary: A very varied circuit taking in wild moorland, forest tracks and a beautiful walk along the shores of Loch Alsh. Terrain: The path on the moorland section is a little boggy and indistinct; the rest of the walk is on clear paths or on pebbly beaches or roads. Ascent: 430m Start point:

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Gleann Beag and the Glenelg Brochs to Suardalan

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  Grade: MODERATE Time: 4 - 5 hours Distance: 14km Summary: An easy going walk combining the fascinating iron age brochs of Glen Beag with the wild open moorland at the head of the glen. Terrain: The walk follows the road up the glen and then onto, sometimes muddy, landrover track up onto the moor. Ascent: 265 Start point: Dun Telve

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Gleann Beag brochs, Suardalan and Glenelg circuit

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Gleann Beag brochs, Suardalan and Glenelg circuit

Grade: MODERATE Time: 6 - 8 hours Distance: 21km Summary: A satisfying day walk on fairly easy terrain, allowing exploration of the fantastic remains of iron-age brochs, the open moorland above Gleann Beag, and the pretty coastal village of Glenelg. Terrain: Much of the walk is on small roads and landrover track with a boggy section over

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