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Strathcarron to Ullapool

Location: Scotland (West coast) Distance: 108 miles (174km)

Thu May 27 Overnight sleeper from London to Inverness.

Fri May 28 Train Inverness to Strathcarron: arrived Strathcarron at 12:20 hours; drinks at the Strathcarron Hotel. Strathcarron to Kishorn. 12 miles Camp at Kishorn.

Sat May 29 Kishorn to Applecross (via the coast). 8 miles B&B: Mrs J A Gillies, Camustiel, Applecross. £14.00 Dinner at the Applecross Inn.

Sun May 30 Applecross to Sheildaig. 13½ miles B&B at Shieldaig (unexpected so no meal & no drink!)

Mon May 31 Shieldaig to Lower Diabaig ? miles Dinner, B&D: Miss I A Ross, 3 Lower Diabaig. £12.50+£7

Tue June 01 Lower Diabaig to Loch-na-Oidche. ? miles Camp at Loch-na-Oiche.

Tue June 01 Loch-na-Oiche to Poolewe. 15½ miles B&B: Mrs P Scullin, Tigh-na-Moine. Poolewe. £13.00

Wed June 02 Day in/around Poolewe and Inverewe Gardens. - B&B: Mrs P Scullin, Tigh-na-Moine. Poolewe. £13.00

Thu June 03 Poolewe to Loch-na-Sealga. 15½ miles Camp at Loch-na Sealga.

Fri June 04 Loch-na-Sealga to Inverael. 14½ miles B&B at Inverael (unexpected - Dutch guests drove us to Ullapool for meal).

Sat June 05 Inverael to Ullapool. 13 miles B&B at the Ferryboat Inn, Shore Street, Ullapool. £20.00 Dinner at the Ferryboat Inn.

Sun June 06 Bus from Ullapool to Inverness (arrived 1040), train from Inverness to Pitlochry (arrived 1357), taxi to Kirkmichael and Dinner, B&B at the Aldchlappie Hotel, Kirkmichael - £20.00.

Sun June 07 Taxi from Kirkmichael to Pitlochry, train from Pitlochry-London-home.