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Hills of Assynt Near Lochinver Scotland

Hills of Assynt Near Lochinver Scotland. Hills of Assynt Near Lochinver, Lochinver, Scotland Stretched Canvas Poster Print by Grant Dixon, 36x48.

Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. A few miles northeast is Loch Assynt which is the source of the River Inver which flows into Loch Inver at the village. There are 200 or so lochans in the area which makes the place very popular with anglers. Lochinver is dominated by the "sugar loaf" shape of Caisteal Liath, the summit peak of nearby Suilven.

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Walking in Scotland's Far NorthWalking in Scotland's Far North: 62 Mountain Walks. The old counties of Ross and Cromarty, Sutherland, and Caithness, forming Scotland is north west peninsula, contain some of the country is most spectacular scenery, and boast many of the most shapely and challenging hills in the British Isles. Stack Polly, Suilven, and Ben Loyal have been favourite postcard peaks for generations and many visitors come to the far north just to enjoy the unique scenery with its knobbly gneiss moors, jutting peaks, rugged coastline, and unspoilt communities. For these visitors, the far north provides almost endless possibilities. Attractions include boat trips to interesting offshore islands with impressive sea cliffs and colonies of sea birds, fascinating antiquities tracing Scotland is history from stone-age man to the shameful clearances, and a number of low-level scenic attractions such as Britain's highest waterfall and some of the best beaches in the UK. For the more adventurous visitor, the hills offer a wealth of challenging and enjoyable outings, from simple half-day walks to demanding multi-day expeditions, and all in the most wild and lonely terrain that Scotland has to offer. This guide, selectively covering the whole northern peninsula from Ullapool northwards, will be a valuable aid for any visitor to the area, giving information on camping and accommodation, road access, topography and climate, as well as 62 walking routes varying in length from 3km to 56km. Walking in Scotland's Far North: 62 Mountain Walks (Cicerone British Mountains).

 

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