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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    up with a track also coming from the road but starting at map ref 469 678 Continue NE along this signposted path across a circular plain about 4km in diameter surrounded on almost all sides by low gabbro hills which are the only visible remains of a once great volcano across whose crater the path goes Reach Glendrian and at map ref 475 692 go N to within km of the coast then turn E to Fascadale Continue E by a minor road to Achateny then along a track to Kilmory It is possible to go S from either Achateny or Kilmory to reach the B8007 road where there is a bus service To continue to Acharacle go E from Kilmory by a road to Ockle then by a good path over rough terrain passing Gortenfern and through the forest to Gorteneorn Finally go along the track on the south side of Kentra Bay to Arivegaig from where it is 2km to Acharacle OS Landranger 47 Tobermory North Mull 40 Loch Shiel Heritage Information George Langlands This Map of Argyllshire 1801 shows two sections of this route that between Faiscadal and Ochdale and that between Gortanfern and Acharacle The OS first edition 6 map surveyed in 1872 shows the route in its entirety Cattle from the Outer Isles landed at Kilchoan and were driven through Ardnamurchan the track between Ockle and Acharacle is one such former drove road Between Gorteneorn and Kentra the OS first edition 6 map shows a system of fords and tracks crossing and skirting Kentra Bay below the high tide line Today the track runs over land to Arivegaig At Dalilea east of Acharacle by Loch Shiel lived the Rev Alexander MacDonald known as Maighstir Alasdair Episcopal minister of Ardnamurchan He is famed for the great

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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    go on to the ruins at Kincraig not shown on the OS Landranger map From there minor paths are followed along the river bank becoming steep and narrow with a short scrambly section 1km below Shenachie Easy ground follows and the route joins the track leading to Ruthven Then continue by a minor road to join the A9 road 2km north of the Freeburn Hotel Tomatin An alternative route from Daless is to follow a vehicular track across to the south bank of the River Findhorn by an easy ford at map ref 860 381 and continue upstream to Ballachronin and then by a path to a point opposite Shenachie The rope and pulley system used to cross the river there is kept locked and the option to wade across at a ford is only possible if the river is low If the river is forded near Shenachie continue up the north bank by the track to Ruthven If the River Findhorn cannot be safely waded it is preferable to follow its north bank for the whole way OS Landranger 27 Nairn Forres River Findhorn Heritage Information The majority of this route is depicted in Roy s Military Survey 1747 55 It crosses the river upstream of Shenachie and follows the south bank until just west of Ballachrochin then crosses again to rejoin the north bank track Interestingly the route that is shown is the section that is no longer in the modern road network The reason for this could be that the military road between Coupar Angus and Fort George was being constructed at the same time as Roy s Survey Following the building of this military road through Dulsie the track to Dulsie and thence onwards to Forres is likely to have got busier and perhaps only then

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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    5km until it peters out Just past the Piper s Burn cross the Markie Burn by a substantial bridge at NH588983 and head NW up the ridge on the north east side of Lochan a Choire over the flat plateau north east of Geal Charn and down to Lochan na Lairige Continue north down the Crom Allt on smooth grassy streamside flats for 2km to the Chalybeate Spring not evident at NH559032 From there a network of hydro roads leads 4km to Sronelarig Lodge but take care to keep on the true right bank of the Crom Allt From there it is 11km past Killin Lodge and Loch Killin to Whitebridge Laggan to Whitebridge 35km 22miles OS Landranger 34 35 Heritage Information This old route is said to have been the way to Inverness preferred by the people of Laggan Although some of the original line has been overlain by landrover tracks it is strongly visible for much of the way and is marked by ancient cairns at the col The sections of the route which may from maps appear to be the weakest are in fact well defined by burns the nature of the country extensive rough peat hags

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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    main now used by a spur of the Speyside Way so that way marked long distance route forms the basis for the following route description We d very much welcome any information relating to the accessibility of the older line where it differs from the Speyside Way Leave Tomintoul at the north end of the village and go north to reach Croughly and thence cross the Conglass Water by a

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    info Suitable for pedestrians Suitable for Bikes Back to Search Route Description From 200m east of Invercauld Bridge A93 go north along the minor road to Keiloch and continue north west towards Invercauld House After about 1km at a signpost take the steep track on the right uphill and head north by the west side of Meall Gorm and the east of Creag a Chait to the Bealach Dearg at NO180981 There continue along the track which climbs north east towards Culardoch before descending to the River Gairn Cross the bridge and go along the north side of the Gairn then north along the east side of Loch Builg and down Glen Builg to Inchrory From there it is 11km along the private road down Glen Avon to Tomintoul OS Landranger 36 43 Heritage Information ARB Haldane s book The Drove Roads Of Scotland 1951 indicates that this was one of the routes taken by droves of Speyside cattle heading for Braemar He states that the drovers followed the Avon to Inchrory and then continued south by Loch Builg and Monaltrie Moss Although Monaltrie Moss lies further east than the line of the route through the Bealach Dearg the route

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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    End location Cairn More fort NJ 505 251 Geographical area Grampian Path Type Path distance 9 2km Accessibility info Suitable for pedestrians Back to Search Route Description From Tullynessle head west then north west to Dubston and the old quarry road to Correen Quarry now abandoned From there continue over the Correen Hills between Badingair Hill and Mire of Midgates to Cairn More and the road to Rhynie OS Landranger

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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    and over the col 466m east of Creag na Gamhna At NJ361203 it is important to leave the main vehicle track to take the obscure track past a group of boulders surmounting a prominent mound the Lifting Stones Cross the Burn of Westlewie at the Roch Ford 50m to the east there is a double electric deer fence crossing whilst little hindrance to walkers this is a significant problem for cyclists and riders Go over Broomknowe of Garbet and continue north across the east side of Keirn where several other recent tracks cross the old one Head down past Gauch to reach the eastern end of the Steplar near Aldivalloch Cabrach lies 3km further east along the narrow public road Alternatively from the east side of Keirn at about NJ366236 Cabrach can be reached more directly by taking the track across Balvalley Moss Heritage Information This old route links Cabrach with Glen Buchat Its one time importance is evidenced by the remains of shielings The Lifting Stones are so called because the competive lifting of these was formerly contested by opposing groups of farm youths from Cabrach and Glenbuchat The Well of Cul dearg lies beside this old route at

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  • Heritage Paths - Search for Paths by Map
    of Way and Access Society 24 Annandale Street Edinburgh EH7 4AN T 0131 558 7123 F 0131 558 1222 email facebook twitter flickr Join Us Donate SEARCH BY MAP ADVANCED SEARCH Coffin Road Bealach Eorabhat South Harris Site Design Hosting by Digital Routes Heritage Paths Routes to Tarland Start location Newton NJ 435 114 End location East Davoch NJ 466 074 Geographical area Path Type Path distance 0km Accessibility info

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