Author: Pauline

Up the Bàrr Mòr

Up the Bàrr Mòr

 27 March 2022   00:55 approx    Moderate    1.18 mi miles     go to map  The Bàrr Mòr is the highest point on this low-lying island and is a very manageable 127 metres. It offers panoramic views of the island and its setting. On the summit is a…

Lismore Lighthouse Ridge Loop

Lismore Lighthouse Ridge Loop

 02 March 2021    05 March 2022   03:10 approx    Moderate    5.51 miles     go to map  The walk to Lismore Lighthouse along the limestone ridge is said to be one of the finest in Scotland. In strong March sunshine with great visibility, it certainly was. 1. KILCHERAN—ACHANARD…

A short walk: The Heritage Centre—Port a’ Charrain—Balimackillichan Loop

A short walk: The Heritage Centre—Port a’ Charrain—Balimackillichan Loop

 19 May 2021    04 March 2022   01:05 approx    Moderate    1.68 miles      go to map  1. HERITAGE CENTRE TO LOST VILLAGE OF PORT A’ CHARRAIN If, or when, you are visiting the Heritage Centre, you can add this short walk and discover a lot of…

Church—Balure—Balnagown—Heritage—Balimackillichan Loop

Church—Balure—Balnagown—Heritage—Balimackillichan Loop

Revised and extended 16 January 2022  22 May 2021    16 January 2022    1:40 approx    Easy     3 miles     go to map    Important reminder All dogs must be on leads, and remember to keep clear of all livestock, especially sheep and sheep with lambs…

Heritage–Balnagown—The Broch—Clachan Loop

Heritage–Balnagown—The Broch—Clachan Loop

 18 December 2021    01:35 approx    Easy    3.22 miles     go to map  1. THE HERITAGE CENTRE TO THE MILL From the Heritage Centre take the road opposite, signposted to Balnagowan. This is Killandrist, a place rich in ecclesiastical history, the name meaning St Andrew’s Chapel.…

Point Ferry—Port Ramsay—Laggan—Creagan Breac—Triangulation Pillar— Balimackillichan Loop

Point Ferry—Port Ramsay—Laggan—Creagan Breac—Triangulation Pillar— Balimackillichan Loop

 05 December 2021    02:45 approx    Moderate    5.87 miles     go to map     Important reminder All dogs must be on leads, and remember to keep clear of all livestock, especially sheep and sheep with lambs and … please leave all gates as you find them. Thank…

Miller’s Port to the Lighthouse Loop

Miller’s Port to the Lighthouse Loop

 21 November 2021    02:30 approx    Moderate    4.5 miles     go to map     Important reminder All dogs must be on leads, and remember to keep clear of all livestock, especially sheep and sheep with lambs and … please leave all gates as you find them. Thank…

Achnacroish Ferry—East Raised Beach—Kilcheran Loop

Achnacroish Ferry—East Raised Beach—Kilcheran Loop

 04 November 2021    02:35 approx    Moderate (see warnings below)    5.16 miles      go to map     Important reminder All dogs must be on leads, and remember to keep clear of all livestock, especially sheep and sheep with lambs and … please leave all gates as…

Point Ferry—Alasra Loop

Point Ferry—Alasra Loop

 16 October 2021    04:00 approx    Difficult    5.89 miles      go to map     Important reminder All dogs must be on leads, and remember to keep clear of all livestock, especially sheep and sheep with lambs and … please leave all gates as you find them.…

Achnacroish Ferry—Balnagown—Heritage Centre Loop

Achnacroish Ferry—Balnagown—Heritage Centre Loop

 12 October 2021    02:25 approx    Moderate    2.93 miles      go to map     Important reminder All dogs must be on leads, and remember to keep clear of all livestock, especially sheep and sheep with lambs and … please leave all gates as you find them.…

Point Ferry—Laggan—Port Castle—Heritage Centre

Point Ferry—Laggan—Port Castle—Heritage Centre

 04 September 2021    02:20 approx    Moderate    4.74 miles     go to map   1. POINT FERRY—PORT RAMSAY—LAGGAN From the Point Ferry at the north end, take the road south to Stronacraoibh (just over a mile), where the route is signposted for Port Ramsay. Cross a cattle grid…

Point Ferry—Port Ramsay Loop

Point Ferry—Port Ramsay Loop

 28 June 2021    01:25 approx    Moderate     3.59 miles     go to map  1. POINT FERRY Start at the Point to Port Appin ferry and, opposite the phone box, follow a sheep path beside Point House round the top of the island. In the season…

Baligarve—Balure—Balnagown—Heritage Loop

Baligarve—Balure—Balnagown—Heritage Loop

 22 May 2021    01:25 approx    Easy    2.7 miles     go to map     Important reminder All dogs must be on leads, and remember to keep clear of all livestock, especially sheep and sheep with lambs and … please leave all gates as you find them. Thank…

Clachan—Port Castle—Port a’ Charrain—Heritage Centre Loop

Clachan—Port Castle—Port a’ Charrain—Heritage Centre Loop

 14 May 2021    Revised 21 January 2022    02:00 approx    Moderate    2.6 miles     go to map  1. THE CHURCH TO BALIMACKILLICHAN Take the small gate on the north side of the church and walk through the Glebe, behind the new graveyard, climbing a gentle incline…

Heritage—Port Castle—Port-na-Mòr-Laoch—Creagan Breac Loop

Heritage—Port Castle—Port-na-Mòr-Laoch—Creagan Breac Loop

 10 October 2021    02:35 approx    Moderate    3.92 miles     go to map  1. HERITAGE CENTRE—PORT A’ CHARRAIN Take the gate beside the Heritage Centre into Port a’ Charrain and walk diagonally up a gentle hill not beside but parallel to a wall, making towards the…

Bailuacraich Farm—The Broch—Balnagown Loop

Bailuacraich Farm—The Broch—Balnagown Loop

 02 April 2021    Revised 01 March 2022    02:00 approx    Easy    3.62 miles     go to map  1. BAILUACRAICH FARM AND PORT MOLUAG Walk, bike or drive to the Balure Road end signposted for Balure, approximately two miles from the North End ferry. An easy walk,…

Baleveolan—Sailean Loop

Baleveolan—Sailean Loop

 05 March 2021    02:05 approx    Moderate    4.34 miles     go to map  NB This walk includes a shorter alternative, returning to the main road before the road to Sailean. Walk revised 20 January 22 1. BALEVEOLAN FARM, COMMON GRAZING AND CROFT Between Lismore Stores and…

Bernera—Achinduin Loop

Bernera—Achinduin Loop

 19 August 2020    02:20 approx    Difficult    4.19 miles     go to map  NOTE The island of Bernera lies off the south west of Lismore but is accessible at the low tide for a few hours. Consulting tide times is essential. 1. THE ACHINDUIN ROAD You…