The Rough Bounds of Knoydart

A change of plan means we are free to organise a 4 or 5 day trip away in two weeks time. I had thought of returning to Knoydart, as I’ve still got hills there I wish to climb, but I found out that the weekend of 17th – 19th April they are holding a music festival to celebrate 10 years of the community buyout. I like music festivals, but I’d prefer to see Knoydart when it is not crowded.

Never mind, plenty more wonderful places to choose from over in the west.

I thought I share with you a few notes from my last trip to Knoydart when we had a couple of day of sunshine in June a couple of years ago.

Knoydart is a remote peninsular of wild land (or at least about as wild as it gets in the UK) . The only way to the area is a 13km hike along a narrow path to the north of the peninsular or a ferry to the south side. Even the road to the start of the path is pretty spectacular.

Approaching Kinloch Hourn
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