Due to sore feet from a long walk on hard forestry tracks the day before I didn't fancy anything too epic, but the weather was far too nice to waste a day off by not heading out somewhere. Creag an Amalaidh always seemed a bit small to make a special trip for, I'd been thinking I'd do it on the way up north sometime, but decided to do it today to get a small hill done, then made a day of it by heading to nearby Dornoch to do a flatter walk there (pretty much combing the Dornoch point and Dornoch to Embo walks described on this site).
Creag an Amalaidh hill walk
4km, 285m, 1.3hrs
It was an enjoyable wee hill, I'd like to come back and do a longer one incorporating some of the other small hills nearby; Ben Tarvie had looked particularly appealing from the views today. But for now, I decided to head to nearby Dornoch....
Dornoch Walk (Dornoch - Dornoch Point - Embo - Dornoch)
15.5km, 50m, 3hrs
(Map shows just a rough approximation of the route)
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