Saturday, 4 July 2009

Fort William and Glen Coe

In the woods

Hurray for a week off work! Even better, hurray for a week in the Highlands of Scotland!

We're staying in a beautiful cottage in Tigh-Phuirt, a small hamlet on the shore of Loch Leven at the mouth of Glen Coe.

Walking is likely to feature heavily, so we've armed ourselves with the local Pathfinder Guide to the area.

hospital-lochan.png Distance: 4.31 miles
Ascent: 135 metres
Duration: 1 hour 27 minutes

Walk 2: Hospital Lochan, Glencoe

We arrived at the cottage mid-afternoon, and headed out for this short walk to start our week.

The Hospital Lochan is hidden amongst tall pine trees between Glencoe village and the Pap of Glencoe. This evening it was absolutely stunning: there was no one else around and the glassy water reflected the surrounding mountains perfectly.

A lovely evening stroll (although somewhat more strenuous than I'd expected!) and a wonderful start to the week.

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