Loch Cluanie in Glen Shiel, Scottish Highlands

West of Garrygualach, the Cape Wrath Trail introduces itself to you properly…

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Even with my total inexperience of Scottish hiking, I could work out that this didn’t look promising…

Ascending a steep hill then plunging into a dark and mysterious forest, the crossing of the Highland Line feels very real…

I walked the Scottish National Trail because I wanted to learn about Scotland…

The Scottish National Trail: manageable and almost overwhelmingly interesting.

The Scottish National Trail runs from Kirk Yetholm, the north end of the Pennine Way, to Cape Wrath. 864 km. Yes, quite long.

Why then would we endure bivvying? This is why….