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To get to here: Knoydart and the Hebrides

“But really, I thought, to even want to do this? To get to here….”

A guest post with reflections, by Sarah, on her wilderness walking last week.

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Exploring Knoydart

It’s always a pleasure to look back at holiday pictures and I’m enjoying reliving the walks we took back in early June when discovering the spectacular the landscapes of the Knoydart Peninsula. 172 more words

The most remote pub in Britain?

Earlier this month I found myself up in the Scottish highlands with my husband for a long weekend of explorations. We started off in Mallaig as a jumping off point to the Isle of Skye and Knoydart – an incredibly remote village located on a peninsula in the west coast of the Highlands. 654 more words


Ginger bumble bee


While we were hiking up Sgurr Coire Choinnichean (the mountain with an unpronouceable name just above Inverie on the Knoydart Peninsula), I stopped to look out over the gorgeous view (and perhaps also to catch my breath) and came across this cute little fella who was also resting for a few moments. 12 more words

Expedition from the backdoor on Shropshire Radio

Very kindly, Jim Hawkins had me in for a little interview on his Cool Seat slot on Monday 5th June on BBC Shropshire, which initially I was a little nervous about, but he was great and I really enjoyed it. 106 more words

Magical moments


I am extremely grateful for the lovely time spent last week on Knoydart peninsula with Paolo and some dear friends.  It felt so good to spend all day outdoors in such a peaceful place and go for long walks in the breathtakingly beautiful landscape, as the light and clouds constantly changed over the mountains and the lochs. 104 more words

Knoydart to Mallaig under the Skye road bridge, May 2017

It was hot and sunny, with very little wind, poor weather conditions for sailing, but perfect for the end of a wonderful holiday.  Someone used the windlass to pull up the anchor, and I was pleased not to be asked to stand in the dark room with a whiff of diesel, helping to coil the anchor chain so I didn’t get snagged.  168 more words