Ben Loyal Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Drove at 7.30 back to Duncansby Head. After brekkie, walked out to the headland. Magnificent cliff scenery, dry but windy and a few birds still nesting on the cliff tops. Looked at the three Duncansby Stacks (Scotland's answer to The Twelve Apostles off the Victoria coast.) Then back to the Boomer and drove on to Dunnet Head, the TRUE northern tip of mainland Scotland. Looked across at Scapa Flow, ...
Total mileage: 64
Actual cycling time: 6 hours
We headed out of Tain along the side of a loch until we reached the villages of Bonar Bridge and then Lairg. Looking at a map you would think both are towns but, as we've discovered, civilisation in Scotland is on a much smaller scale to the south of England and you must never assume there will be a corner shop or pub!
From there we ventured off into the wild across a vast expanse of Sutherland that ...
Today we rounded the North West tip of Scotland, called Cape Wrath. It's waters were well confused as befits a 'cape', where 2 bodies of water meet. Britain has 2 of them, this one and Cape Cornwall. On this occasion the accolade 'wrath' was, fortunately, not appropriate.
... to anchor overnight.
We are currently on the north east tip of the North West Highland Geopark and will be skirting it for the next 3 days all the way to Ullapool. Most of it is formed from Lewisian Gneiss, at 3 billion years the oldest rocks in ...
... rain we were in high spirits, actually we were weirdly glad it was raining because it felt like that is what the weather should be like in Scotland. We reminisced about when we took our 100 mile (1 finger) photo in the scorching heat, somewhere way back south, it seemed a long time ago. Some of today and yesterday I have been able to pull Henry along, I'm glad of the chance to repay him for dragging me along kicking and screaming for our first 700 miles. We had lunch ...