Share your personal walking route experiences in Scotland, and comment on other peoples' reports.
Warning Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. Summer routes may not be viable or appropriate in winter. See winter information on our skills and safety pages for more information.

Beauly/lovat walk - Some care needed

Beauly/lovat walk - Some care needed

Postby Myth » Mon Apr 06, 2009 11:54 pm

Route description: River Beauly and Lovat Bridge circuit

Date walked: 06/04/2009

Register or Login
free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).

This is home ground for us - as a family we've been using this walk ever since dog joined us, year round, all weather, and even a few times fighting the floods!
There are several places you can park, but starting out below the damn, by the old churchyard is very pretty, and when the salmon fishermen are active, can be a lovely place to picnic.
Paul doesn't mention the cows, and I only do so because they used tro roam freely in the meadowland, which scared the whatewver out of a farming friend of ours who wouldn't go near them, but recently the farmer has put up a lot of new electric fencing in the meadows around which the river flows, This is no problem when the river is not in spate, but more that a little inconvenient if the water is high - the river regularly comes up onto the meadow!
It's a lovely little loop, and usually quiet - but all the locals go round it anti-clockwise (downstream), so if your feeling sociable, go clockwise...
User avatar
Posts: 274
Joined: May 22, 2008
Location: Clunes, Inverness-shire

Register or Login
free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).

Walkhighlands community forum is advert free

Your generosity keeps this site running.
Can you help support Walkhighlands and the online community by donating by direct debit?

Return to Walk reports - Scotland

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Andy Milne, martin.h and 58 guests