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Oh I do like to be beside the sealside

Route: Brora to Golspie coastal walk, Brora

Date walked: 23/12/2020

Breaking my 'post Grahams only' rule to add a recent report of the superb Brora to Golspie walk. I see an earlier report mentions landslides and awkward rocks (not sure where), but we had no problems in 2020. I recommend walking, as we did, when the tide has been falling for a while, and then the first section is easy walking on the beach, almost all on sand, a few very short stony or seaweed sections. We abandoned the beach once the stony section became prolonged, a little before the kissing gate mentioned in the WH report, and the remainder of the walk was also straightforward. Others have posted better pictures given a brighter end to the day, but here are a few. ( now edited to add them, I think they were missing )
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Walking along the beach
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Spot the seals, viewed directly into the sun
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Waterfall
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Wet stones glinting in the sun
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Sadly stranded starfish

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Occupation: Retired
Activity: Mountain Walker
Ideal day out: Currently a new Graham in nice weather.
Munro rounds: 1
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Grahams: 169
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2020

Trips: 35
Grahams: 37

2019

Trips: 28
Distance: 32 km
Ascent: 1230m
Grahams: 31
Donalds: 6

2018

Trips: 1
Grahams: 1


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