Glen Shiel (Highlands) Reviews
Newest Review: ... in one day! Although most guidebooks advise splitting it into two walks. Also on the south side is The Saddle and the Forcan Ridge - a short but sharp rocky ridge with sheer drops. Andrenaline junkies this way, please. (I' ;ll go the other way then...) Back on flat ground, there's a few places to stay. They're all on the same strech of road, so they're all easy enough to find. At the eastern end is the Cluanie Inn, which is the recommended base for starting walks in Glen Shiel and the neighbouring areas. I didn't stay there, so I can't t... more
Customer Glen Shiel (Highlands) Reviews (1)
by - written on 12/01/01, updated on 15/03/01 (Very useful, 1055 readings)
For the New Year 2000-2001, I went to Scotland for my first time and spent a week in Glen Shiel for some serious walking. For a first time in the country, it wasn't a bad place to start. Glen Shiel is a valley in the Highlands, not far from the Isle of Skye. It's fairly isolated by itself, but if you've got a car, there's loads of other places to explore, or to take on expeditions.<p> Going eastwards, it's just over an hours' drive to Fort William, one of the Highlands' largest towns, and also the starting point to climb Ben Nevis. Or, going in the other direction, it takes about half an hour to get across to the ... Read the complete review
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