Rosal and the Strathnaver Clearances

Strathnaver is notorious as the scene of the some of the most brutal Highland Clearances. This walk visits the sad remains of Rosal which was once one of many thriving villages in the Strath. Interpretative boards help visitors to imagine life as it would once have been here, a task made easier by one Donald Macleod, a native of the village who wrote about his life here.

Terrain

Forest track and path; the section around Rosal village is across grassy pastures where markers need to be followed closely.

Public Transport

None to start. Traveline Scotland.

Start

Rosal forest car park. Map and directions.

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