Tag: Glenelg

The Glenelg – Skye Ferry

In the week when the Forth Rail Bridge has been nominated as a new World Heritage Site I thought I’d feature another of Scotland’s national treasures, the Glenelg – Skye Ferry. There’s been a ferry crossing from Glenelg to Kylerhea in Skye for hundreds of years but the current, 40-year old ferry – the Glenachulish – is the very last manually-operated turntable ferry in the … Read More The Glenelg – Skye Ferry

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My Final Munro – Beinn Sgritheall

I decided that climbing all of Scotland’s munros would be a lifetime ambition of mine fifteen years ago and am now over the moon that I’ve finally made it ! Compleating the munros is no mean feat. For a start, there are 282 mountains in Scotland over 3000 feet (914 metres). They might seem small in international terms but once you appreciate that many … Read More My Final Munro – Beinn Sgritheall