Category Archives: Scotland

The Coastal Path in Scotland – Hopeman Bay

On my final day in Scotland I had a plane to catch and Campbell had to drive back to Edinburgh.  However, we decided we had just enough time to squeeze in a small segment of Coastal Path.  Small it turned … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Scotland – Pluscarden by Night

I spent a couple of nights in Pluscarden during my most recent trip to Scotland.  To a Londoner, Pluscarden is pretty much in the middle of nowhere.  And because the cottage we stayed at was in a remote part of … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Scotland – Burghead Bay

As I was up in Scotland and close to the coast, it was only proper that I should scout out a bit of the coastline we hoped to be walking in a few years’ time.  That is what my friend … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Scotland: Dallas Dhu Distillery

Every time I go to Scotland I tend to visit some distilleries, usually my with friend and Guest Walker, Campbell.  Whilst many distillery tours are similar, we tend to find that each one has something unique to offer, or that … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Scotland – Inverness

Our aim is to walk around the coast of mainland Britain.  If we succeed in this plan then at some stage, in years to come, we will reach Inverness.  Our walk will take us around the Moray Firth and across … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Scotland – Beinn Liath Mhor

The main reason for my second June trip to Scotland was to meet up with some friends and bag a Munro.  One of these friends was Mark, an occasional guest walker on our main Coastal Path.  On the day of … Continue reading

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The Coatal Path in Scotland – Loch Ewe Distillery

Towards the end of my drive from Inverness to Gairloch I stopped at Drumchork.  Drumchork lies on the eastern shore of Loch Ewe, and I wanted to visit a place I had heard about when on Islay a couple of … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Scotland – Gruinard Bay

Having arrived back home from Scotland in the second week of June, I turned around and went straight back in the fourth week.  This was a lightning quick trip to bag a Munro with some friends who were staying in … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Scotland – Islay

In June I visited Islay on a combined business/pleasure trip.  It is not in our rules that we have to walk around the coast of the islands of Britain as well as its mainland.  That was a good thing, because … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Scotland – Deanston Distillery

Today’s trip was to Deanston, a distillery featured in the 2012 film by Ken Loach, The Angel’s Share. It is only since the release of the film that the Visitors’ Centre has been open. The distillery itself is housed in … Continue reading

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