My map shows a vague footpath running from Drumbuie, across some fields, to a nearby railway station. At Strome Ferry, high on a slope overlooking Loch Carron, I find an ideal parking spot and set The Beast up for the night. ‘Please keep your distance’ is always good advice – particularly when talking about cattle. I’m sorry to be leaving my lovely camping site, and I stand and admire the view for a few more minutes, before perching the camera on the nearby bench to take a self portrait. Attractions near Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk: (2.13 mi) Plockton Seal Trips (2.15 mi) Plockton Harbour (3.04 mi) Kyle Line (Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh) (2.07 mi) Sea … Plockton Crags. Past a Masonic Lodge, a converted chapel and a Red Cross Centre. The platform is already crowded with people waiting to board for the return journey. Or maybe it was once a working farm with a central yard. Looks like the stable block, now converted into flats. So I had no choice but to walk all the way back again! I can see the car park where I left my Beast yesterday. I suspect Paul is “onto something” as I have also had “lead legs days” when the physical fitness was theoretically there to easily manage the planned walk, but it just doesn’t happen. I have stayed at the pub in Plockton- langustine out of this world. . But the electricity was dodgy and the water from the taps ran brown (a fact that is hidden by the dim lights, and that I only discovered on the morning after I’d drunk a whole glass before bed!) I wonder how many cars have driven down to the slipway hoping to catch a ferry across Loch Carron? Surrounded by dramatic landscape, Plockton sits on the edge of Loch Carron, in the Scottish Highlands. Didn’t the village sign have the wrong spelling? Glad you enjoyed Plockton, Jon. Plockton is a idyllic stopover for anyone touring the west coast in a boat. I went up the Plock of Kyle first before starting the walk. Callum's Seal Trips is worth the money. I reach the road, where a sign points the way back down to the station. This trail follows the old coastal footpath to Kyle of Lochalsh (3 miles) and provides a very pleasant alternative to the main (busy) road. Here’s hoping that’s true . Plockton faces eastwards, away from the Atlantic winds, and boasts a temperate climate, with warm waters from the gulf stream lapping its shore. The sign at Duncraig Castle now says it’s opening after refurbishment in Spring 2021! Love the wooden boat and the painted train. This looks a really nice walk and looking forward to this one. I am planning to take the Inverness-Kyle train this coming Saturday, and I would like to do this walk, only the other way around, from Plockton to Kyle. A little further along, the path joins a track. There is not much graffiti in this part of Scotland, but someone has painted a smiley face on the side of the bridge. St Abb’s Head: Seabird CitySt Abb’s Head, Scotland (Shutterstock) Dramatic headlands, coastal hills … It’s well camouflaged by the seaweed and surrounding rocks, so it takes me a minute or two to understand what I’m looking at – a baby seal. So, I guess this is somewhere where local people can release their livestock in a shared area of pastures. Makes me smile back. Well done for finding a coastal footpath at Drumbuie. I’ve noticed in Scotland that the spelling of place names can be rather fluid! The next village is just below me… I check my map… Drambuie. Change ). [Actually, I’m lucky there are trains running on Sunday at all. Like you I also went down to that beach where you saw a seal – but no seal today. I wake up to scattered clouds and a blue sky, and a wonderful view from my campervan looking down over Loch Carron. Oh, no, the middle one is definitely a bull. From the station, I was planning to follow the road down to the shore, to a place called Portneora, where I was half-hoping I might find a coastal footpath. The purpose of the trips is revealed by the next sign. ( Log Out /  Yes, tiredness is a strange thing, and I know you too found a recent walk strangely difficult. Ah. I stayed in Plockton and walked on the same path that you did – and also wondered what one is supposed to do if a rock falls on your head. I did meet Maisie the dog too (the sign is still there) but she didn’t follow me. Yes, this is a very beautiful area. It’s only been a short walk today, after several successive days of short walks, so I’m not sure why I found the last couple of miles so tiring. That sign marks the beginning of tomorrow’s walk, so I pause to quickly reconnoitre the path. Thought I would include a photo of my view from the bedroom window of my lodge yesterday, at Craig Highland Farm. Another sign catches my eye (it really is a day of signs today!). Plockton Tourism: Tripadvisor has 6,169 reviews of Plockton Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Plockton travel resource. Hope your mum enjoys the blog post, and hope it brings back happy memories. It is nice to be able to take the train for this walk. I stand at the crossroads and examine the sign. To where? I walk nearer. I tell him about my wonderful camping spot on the Glenelg  Peninsula. Still nobody on the platform. A nice walk with some very lovely views. It means close the gate. ( Log Out /  The road sign has added a helpful description after the name, although – perhaps unhelpfully – it is printed in writing too small for a passing car to easily spot. … and reach the rocky shore. It is always worrying when there is nobody else there on the platform or the bus stop when you alone have reserached and concluded that transport is due. At the end of the village, my road rejoins the main road, which passes over the river via an impressive stone bridge. Coastal walks in the South East. breakfast kippers at the Plockton Hotel (not to be confused with the Plockton … Best trails in Plockton, Highland 0 Reviews Explore the most popular trails near Plockton with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you. The road sticks close to the railway track and I only have another mile to go before I reach Plockton…, … where I cross over the railway line via a road bridge. The highlight of this walk is the imposing towers of Reculver at the latter end – and it's the perfect spot for a picnic after you've worked off your large seaside meal at the beginning. Duncraig Castle is my first destination. There is no sign of any work going on. Later I discover Strome Ferry station was once the scene of riots over this! The main street is narrow, crowded with visitors, and lined by tourist shops, B&Bs, and parked cars. The walk follows the Viking Coastal Trail, which takes you on a walk to … How lucky those cows are to have such a lush, green pasture to enjoy. Races are held throughout the fortnight. One other passenger arrives before the train pulls in. It looks lovely up there. My only concern is walking on the actual road… did you have any problems with passing cars? It’s Saturday, and the carriages are  busy. I was hoping there might be a path from the end of the road round to that beach behind the airport marked on the map but there wasn’t so I headed back to the station. I’m not sure. But you were always just that bit ahead of us. You certainly got good weather for this walk. The road climbs a steep hill. For me it is my favourite place in Scotland even though it has no shops or pubs or anything – when I was there the cafe wasn’t even there. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. He says he’ll stay there tomorrow. Change ). I wondered if you’d written about this station, and that reminds me I really must buy your book. I cross a stile, walk over a hummock of rocky ground, and spot the railway line. ( Log Out /  I walk up the hill, passing a sign to an “Open Air Church”. I had hard Plockton was rather nice and it certainly seems that it is. Just a lot of sheep. Races are held throughout the fortnight. Spectacular walking, hiking and mountain biking can be explored, from low-level coastal walks, … If the nights are clear, you might even be lucky enough to see the Northern Lights. You can read about the history of Stromeferry, and the riots at the station, on the Undiscovered Scotland site.. Still, it’s a very pleasant walk, and a lovely change from road walking. Hang on. The position of the house makes it ideally placed to walk/ drive to a variety of beauty spots, whether that is a coastal walk around the local peninsula, or a walk into the nearby village of Plockton (which has a number of lovely pubs and places to pick up supplies). A gate that is no longer there. Ratagan Pass Next we venture across the mountain pass with stunning views of the 5 sisters of Kintail. Well, ok then! My theory is that maybe some days we have an underlying illness or infection which is so mild we don’t notice it normally, but when it comes to exercising only then does it start to affect us, making mild exercise like walking harder, and hard exercise impossible… am I talking rubbish? I walk down the road to find the footpath sign I spotted yesterday. Ah, no. With the sun in my eyes, photography is difficult, and the place would look much nicer with the tide in. Mmmmm…. A good looking man climbs out and politely asks if I mind him setting up next to me. High hills to my right. Thank you Paul. The castle prices will make your eyes water! I stand at the top of a slipway looking over the empty loch. Heavy rain all day. Some days the scenery is quite uninspiring and unattractive but oh what a lovely part you are now walking. I remember the boat I saw embarking this morning from Plockton. At the time they were all congregated around the telephone box and it looked as if they were queuing up to telephone home! “Please do not let me follow you as I will get lost.”. … I’m somewhat disappointed to discover it’s not a real castle after all, but a Victorian stately home. The sign above the door catches my eye. I carry on down the road, past the school, past the “Open Air Church”, and then past a footpath sign pointing to the right. Since I’ve moved to Manchester, I spend a lot of time looking after Lottie while my daughter is at work, and have totally fallen in love with her. I pass a couple of squashed hedgehogs (now a rare sight on English roads) and bushes of raspberry plants covered with juicy fruit. Sadly, at the time of writing this (March 2020), Duncraig castle is still shut. Duirinish station is still operating as a station, although the station-master’s cottage seems now to be a private house. In the morning I went to Eilean Donan castle and then decided to do this walk later in the morning and into the afternoon in the hope the rain would ease (it didn’t) but at least most of the walk even the road bits is in woodland so I was partly sheltered from the rain. By the time you see one coming, it’s too late. This is a rough, stony track and can be … Looking down through the trees, I try to spot the lodge I stayed in, but it is obscured by foliage to the left of the photo below. Thanks for the inspirational walk! Time for a rest. The fully catered and guided trip is based at a waterside inn in the sleepy village of Plockton, and daily walks include forest and coastal hikes that have Skye, Applecross and Torridon as their backdrop. The little sign on the right of the junction (in the photo above) is for Craig Highland Farm, a little small-holding / hobby farm which offers accommodation in lodges. I stop at the top of a hill, shrug off my rucksack, and perch on a tumbled-down wall. The tide has come in and patches of sunshine are lighting up the distant hills. ( Log Out /  Absolutely beautiful walk and Plockton is another place that takes me back about 50 years. Beautiful place, and gorgeous scenery. I set off across a field, which gets progressively muddier and turns into a bog. Another station in the middle of nowhere. But I’m continuing straight on – to Plockton. 01851 702240 01851 702240 Lady Lever Park, Lews Castle Grounds, Isle Of Lewis, HS20XP. Oh dear. FREE IF NO SEALS. It really is a beautiful place, and looks even better in sunshine and under blue skies. The rest I stuck to the road like you. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Onwards along the drive, which climbs higher and, through gaps in the trees, I can look down over the loch and Plockton. We did part of the walk you describe here a couple of days later. Ah, there’s the castle ahead. The spaniel reminds me of my daughter’s crazy spaniel, Lottie. Past the school, and down to the little station. A sign welcomes me to the Balmacara Estate, which I find a bit confusing, as I’ve already passed through Balmacara. I head down into the village, which consists of a cluster of brightly-painted cottages arranged around a square. I never knew that (even if they are not the best). It was quite good right around the coast either along the edge of the field just behind or over the back of a couple of beaches. So I’m going to ‘wild camp’ tonight. A cyclist overtakes me. Free lollies, blankets and good conversation were topped up … Sadly, at the time of writing this (March 2020), Duncraig castle is still shut. Plockton hold their Plockton Small Boat Sailing annual regatta on the last week of July and the first week of August. Oh dear, I really am tired. Miles walked today = 7 miles “Footpath to the shore.” Of course, I can’t resist. What a sensible sign. Didn’t the village sign have the wrong spelling? (For some reason, I keep reading this as Ache More. The upside is the many excellent lower mountains waiting to be discovered plus the coastal walks, boat trips, scenic drives, places of interest, wildlife, eagles, food, pubs & beer. You can read about the history of Stromeferry, and the riots at the station, on the Undiscovered Scotland site. It’s 4pm. I soon come to a T junction. I’ve nearly reached the mouth of the creek, when I catch up with the man in yellow wellies. He saw this spot earlier and couldn’t resist camping here. Plockton is a idyllic stopover for anyone touring the west coast in a boat. Look at those sweet little calves. The only downside is that it is a bit crowded with tourists – damn them! Sorry to hear about your accident. Walking from the village of Cruden Bay, you’ll pass by the ruins of Slains Castle while you walk, which was said to have inspired Bram Stoker to write Dracula. Looking at the map again, there is no sign of a path and, I realise, I would end up on the wrong side of a little river anyway. Hiya Jayne, it could be diet too, yes, but I can’t ever imagine I’d be low on carbs – cakes have loads, don’t they?. I turn off the main road and walk down into the village. I’m in no hurry to get going this morning. What`s included. Down to the shore at Plockton, and I find The Beast waiting patiently for me. That is often a reason you’ll find a station in the middle of nowhere! There is always a wealth of yachts and boats moored in the harbour which add to the picturesque coastal setting. Enjoy the beautiful bays, wildlife spotting and coastal walks. Famously, it has palm trees. This leads onto Bank Street, a secluded lane of whitewashed cottages, with their gardens overlooking the water on the other side of the lane. Duirnish station is indeed quite far from the village but someone did get off there on the way back to Kyle of Lochalsh so it does get some use. It’s strange that tiredness thing isn’t it. a cargo ship sails slowly past. The main road is narrow and very quiet. My mum will love this blog post when I tell her about it. When I reached the shore I checked again and now it was 25 minutes late. Attractions near Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk: (2.13 mi) Plockton Seal Trips (2.15 mi) Plockton Harbour (3.04 mi) Kyle Line (Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh) (2.07 mi) Sea Kayak Plockton (7.23 mi) Skye Jeep Tours; View all attractions near Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk on Tripadvisor $ A beautiful day with wonderful views and photos. Silly me! Looks like the place is currently closed for refurbishment. Actually, it’s a lovely road. As to how neccessary the “no ferry” part is well I doubt many people just pull up in a place with ferry in the name to see if there is a ferry and where it might run to! I wade on, cursing the Scottish notion of a footpath, before I discover…. Trips to see seals. I really like this children’s playpark. Some days I would feel ok, go to training but end up collapsing during training, then the next day come down with a cold. Out in the water, under the line of blue mountains. Achmore is a one-street village, and soon passed through. The famous whisky liqueur? https://glasgowgallivanter.com/2019/11/18/plockton-duncraig-castle/, Yes, I’m still following your fascinating and often amusing blog! Cows! Ah. Their ride has no sense of purpose and they seem to have no idea where they’re going. This means I don’t have to use my astonishingly heavy electric bike (aka Scooty), but can take the train instead! But, now, it’s time to drive on to Lochcarron, where I’m booked into a campsite for the night. There is plenty of information about Skye's wildlife. I love the views, especially the first two . I walk past a warning sign for visitors. And you get your money back if the trip is unsuccessful. Such glorious views. Plockton station is about a mile inland. Fuel? Painted black, and without features, they look a bit ominous. I even went back another time to do more photography but sadly the cattle were out of the village second time around. Oh, silly me. Eilean Donan Castle Perhaps the most iconic castle in Scotland. What a fabulous view. One of the cows started to run towards me. Back on the road, and the next village I come to is called Erbusaig. “CLOSE”. We rattle and roll along the line to Kyle. The railway station is close to the slipway and I am, once again, the only passenger waiting for the train. The trains are infrequent. So people live here? Coastalwalker.co.uk – walking around the British coastline, very SLOWLY. Stunning photos Ruth! The slope on either side of the road is steep. After several days of rain at the start of my trip, the sunshine over the past few days was really welcome. ( Log Out /  Hard to imagine now. See our Current Ads & Offers Get an Address or Phone Number Delivery I have a long wait because I misread the timetable and forgot it was a Sunday today. Unlikely to be stupid! A mysterious message on a post…. Nearby, is a big grey box from which you can buy free-range eggs. Later I discover Strome Ferry station was once the scene of riots over this!]. I begin to pass silhouettes of animals stuck onto trees. On the way, I’m passed (several times) by a trio of children on bicycles. They’re adverts. He is Spanish, a professional photographer, and is spending a year travelling the world in his van. It looked like perfect conditions for this walk (well other than the tide perhaps). Photos and time to visit (£7) Plockton Onwards, to the end of the road, where it joins the busy A890. I keep hoping to find a path to take me along the shore, but there doesn’t seem to be one, so I simply walk around the square and rejoin the main road. I waited 5 minutes and it didn’t pass. Photograph: Jon Gibbs/Getty Images/Robert Harding World Imagery ... taking in the view of the village and its stunning coastal setting. How can you beware of such things? Wow palm trees in the highlands. [This walk was completed on Sunday, 14th July 2019]. ( Log Out /  I stop halfway over the bridge, and take a photo looking down at little Duirinish village. A bit like me, really. This exciting 11-day walking tour of the islands also includes a walk-in amongst the otherworldly landscape of the Quiraing on the Isle of Skye on our last day, culminating with an overnight stay in the picturesque coastal village of Plockton back on the mainland. The east coast will seem so easy after the Highlands. Very frustrating how unreliable public transport is in North Scotland I hoped the train might prove more reliable than buses but sadly not. A man in yellow wellies, with a dog, is heading down the same footpath. "In my entire career, I haven’t seen anything like this — so many disparate interests coming together around a common need … The entrance is an impressive arch, but the church itself… well, looks like an old grassy quarry, to be honest. Wander around the quiet harbour to see seals among the sailboats, or plot a course through woods, moorland and coastal paths to get a full picture of this lovely area. I turn left along the track and discover Duncraig Station. I wonder how many people use that platform? BOAT TRIPS TODAY proclaims a sign. On a bend in the drive, I find another old building. These hotels near Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk in Drumbuie have great views and are well-liked by travellers: Tingle Creek Hotel - Traveller rating: 4.5/5 Plockton Hotel - Traveller rating: 4.5/5 So I decided to walk along the track to see the castle (though I didn’t go down to the station) anyway. Dated October 2018, it talks of untagged and unregistered livestock on the ‘Duirinish Common Grazings’ and the need to ‘resolve this breech of village grazing regulations’ with the grazings clerk. One other passenger arrives before the train pulls in. Your marathon trek is a real inspiration – is it 10 years now? Great photos. At the top of the hill is a coach park, with a motley collection of buses of various sizes. Feeling a little disgruntled that my camping spot is being invaded, I studiously ignore the intruder. Luckily, the cattle keep munching their grass and totally ignore me. What I particularly liked were all the Highland Cattle. The morning train was cancelled due to “severe weather” so before leaving Strome Ferry I checked the afternoon train was running (which I planned to catch on the way back). This was the day we arrived in Dornie and, as I’ve said before, I kept an eye open for you all week. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. © Provided by Wanderlust Publications The fishing … Playing a major role in WA’s development through timber exportation around… Hoping to be fed, I think. Looks like a small, sleepy place. There is plenty of information about Skye's wildlife. So pretty and unspoilt. That’s the trouble with spaniels. There are plenty of empty fields around, but…. We pull into Plockton station just after 1:30pm. I was planning to have my picnic lunch here and start looking around for a suitable stone to sit on – but then I spot something moving. Worth factoring in some time to wander about and enjoy it. Not exactly the tropical coconut palms I was expecting, but New Zealand cabbage palms (I look up this fact later on Wikipedia). I smiled at the llama on the lawn. I’ve had dogs follow me on my walks on several occasions, and it puts you in a difficult dilemma. Now I’m walking through an area of woodland, along a muddy path lined with ferns. It was a safe road when I walked it, although you do have to keep a look out for traffic. Hope you have a lovely walk this weekend. My window looked out over the island with fir trees, and I didn’t realise that Plockton was so close, just hidden from view around the corner. Glad you liked Duirinish. The minor road to Stromeferry is very quiet, and I soon reach the car park where my faithful Beast is waiting for me. I’ve always thought that when I get too old and doddery to walk, I might travel around the UK by train, going along all the branch lines and visiting remote stations. There are 8 Plockton beaches to pick from. Onwards, along the road to Plockton, which soon narrows to a single-track lane. A sharp drop down towards the loch on my left. Begin the walk by heading up behind the toilets, keeping left at a fork. I walk past a little café, and turn into the main village street. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure! Tomorrow will be a longer day. The path is fairly level and ends at wildlife hide. Both my map and the railway station spell the place as two words: Strome Ferry. ], https://glasgowgallivanter.com/2019/11/18/plockton-duncraig-castle/, Maria’s story: scary encounter with an unsettled cow, Cheryl’s story: blocked footpaths and a ruined walk. I wonder who uses it? Walking – amazing scenery and walks to explore (native woods, open moorland and the coast) Plockton Harbour – moorings and pontoons are available for visiting yachts and provide easy access to the village It’s a bit overgrown, but will make a nice change from road walking. And, next to it, the large industrial wharf that I noticed yesterday. Oh…. See more ideas about scotland, scotland travel, travel. There it is. It’s a wild area of woodland, with fallen trees and growths of different ages. Scenic coastal wildlife walk high above the sea. What??? This is Drumbuie, not Drambuie. The farm was an amazing place, with llamas on the lawn and lodges set against the loch. I love the seal and the llama on the lawn . I’m surrounded by woodland, with the sun streaming through gaps in the canopy. A sign on a nearby fence post catches my eye. After Scotland, he has a passage booked on a cargo ship over to Canada, and he plans to drive through North and then South America. I walk to the end of the road, and go down to the pier where, according to my map, you can take a boat trip. After that.. who knows?! Locally landed seafood and Plockton brewed ale can be enjoyed all year round in several nearby award-winning inns and restaurants. I wonder how ruined it will be and whether there is public access. A big blue sign says “Achmore Bridge Refurbishment”. The Spanish photographer’s trip sounds amazing – what an adventure. The coastal scenery here is some of the best in Scotland, with an impressive series of sea caves, arches and blow holes to enjoy before you get to the Bullers of Buchan itself. There’s the railway track below me, and now the train from Kyle trundles past, heading back to Inverness. 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