Day 166 : Rhiroy – Ullapool

Yesterday, I had a rest day and we had a drive around the coast of Coigach area with great views of the Summer Isles to Lochinver and the Assynt. It gives me a taste of what I have got to look forward to.

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Walk Date :                16th Oct 2015
Mileage :                     13.20 miles                   Total Mileage :          2,608.29 miles
Accommodation :      Loch Gruinard Caravan Park, Laird

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Day 165 : Camusnagaul – Rhiroy

Again my sister and brother-in-law, Maureen and Terry will be joining me to walk at various points along the route today. It’s a bright but cold start to the day, but I’ll soon get warmed up.

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Walk Date :                14th Oct 2015
Mileage :                     17.30 miles                   Total Mileage :          2,595.09 miles
Accommodation :      Loch Gruinard Caravan Park, Lairde

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Day 164 : Laide – Casmusnagaul

The centre of Lairde focuses around a road junction with a garage, general store and post office. Just before the junction is a pretty looking white painted Presbyterian church. The caravan site where we are staying sits along the beach front with outstanding views across Gruinard Bay. Beside the caravan park are the ruins and graveyard of Laide chapel.

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Walk Date :                13th Oct 2015
Mileage :                     16.90 miles                   Total Mileage :          2,577.79 miles
Accommodation :      Loch Gruinard Caravan Park, Lairde

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Day 163 : Aultbea – Laide

Today my walk takes me to the most northerly end of Loch Ewe and down to Laird at Gruinard Bay where we are staying, so I should be able to walk right up to the front door of the caravan. First of all my brother-in-law drops me off where I finished yesterday a couple of miles south of Aultbea.

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Walk Date :                12th Oct 2015
Mileage :                     17.50 miles                   Total Mileage :          2,560.89 miles
Accommodation :      Loch Gruinard Caravan Park, Laird

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Day 162 : Cove – Aultbea

I did not quite make it to Cove yesterday so I make my way back to where I finished yesterday. Later on my sister and brother-in-law will join me nearer Poolewe where they will walk with me.

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Walk Date :                11th Oct 2015
Mileage :                     14.90 miles                   Total Mileage :          2,543.39 miles
Accommodation :      Loch Gruinard Caravan Park, Lairde

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Day 161 : Gairloch Sands – Cove

It’s quite exciting today for me as my sister and brother-in-law, Maureen and Terry, are coming to join me for a week. We will be staying in a caravan at Lairde and as well as doing some of the walking with me, they will help with picking me up and dropping me off.

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Walk Date :                10th Oct 2015
Mileage :                     12.70 miles                   Total Mileage :          2,528.49 miles
Accommodation :      Loch Gruinard Caravan Park, Lairde

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Day 160 : Redpoint – Gairloch Sands

Yesterday I did not quite reach Redpoint so I walked back to where I finished yesterday. As I walk towards the sandy hued beach of  Redpoint I pass remains of an old salmon fishing station where just the end stone walls of the building are still standing.

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Walk Date :                9th Oct 2015
Mileage :                     18.50 miles                   Total Mileage :          2,515.79 miles
Accommodation :      SYHA, Torridon

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