Tag Archives: West Highland Railway

The Road to Recovery (Dalmally to Taynuilt)

Cycling is one exercise I can manage, and by it’s nature is low impact…Cycle commuting helps keep the fitness up, but it’s nice to have a change of scenery. Text and pictures HERE:  The Road to Recovery (Dalmally to Taynuilt).

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Loch Awe

When I was young I was a regular visitor to Loch Awe. I often fished here, always at the same spot, at the mouth of the Cladich River on the south side of the loch. A few weeks ago I … Continue reading

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The Road to The Isles: Rannoch to Corrour

I have often passed Corrour on the train having just come a big hill and my eyes have been drawn to a lonely ruin which sits about a mile south of the station. Lonely, windswept and desolate, it stands atop … Continue reading

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Ramble On- Sinclair McKay

Ramble On tells the story of outdoor access (specifically walking) through a series of journeys, through not only the landscape of the British Isles, but through literature and popular culture. The works of Wordsworth and Keats sit side by side … Continue reading

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Beinn Dorain and the West Highland Way trip report

Early March had seen a period of high pressure and fine weather. Having had things to do I was unable to take advantage of this, and it was unfortunate that by the time I had a day free the weather … Continue reading

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Leum Ullium- Trainspotting for beginners

I had bought a new pair of snowshoes and was eager to try them out, and thought Corrour would be the ideal place to do so. While the other passengers on the early morning train at Airdrie looked forward to … Continue reading

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