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Sandaig (Camusfearna)


A short walk down through the forestry to the beautiful and atmospheric Sandaig bay. This peaceful spot was immortalised as Camusfearna in 'Ring of Bright Water' - the famous book by Gavin Maxwell telling of his life with his pet otters at this lonely spot.

Terrain - The walk is on forestry tracks down to the coast with the option (as described) of returning on a steep woodland path or back via the forestry track. NOTE: Forestry operations (Apr - Jun 2011) currently mean you can only go as far as the bridge - to access Sandaig keep right at the third junction and turn left at a small cairn onto a steep path (the return route as described).

Grade 1

Distance 4km (2.5 miles)

Ascent 150m (492ft)



Sandaig (Camusfearna)

Sandaig (Camusfearna)©


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