From Cannich take the A831 to Milton the take the A833 to Beauly here you will find a secret glen just a stone's throw away from the city of Inverness the capital of the Highlands, the word glen comes from the Gaelic and means a steep-sided valley, the River Beauly is born out of its tributaries, Affric, Cannich, Glass, and Farrar, once over the bridge into Beauly, you will find a small town with the ruin of a Valliscaulian monastic Priory, today only the abbey church still stands housing some fine funerary monuments, the high street offers a selection of shops, coffee shops and a supermarket to stock up, and the Priory hotel for a spot of lunch,
- From Bauly take the A862 to Urray
This is a scattered village and coastal parish, consisting of Easter, Old and Wester Urray and is located in the county of Ross, it is also a parish in the district of Wester Ross and Cromarty comprising of the parishes of Carnoch and Kinlochlychart, with the ancient parish of Kilchrist and tiny cluster of houses at Aultgowrie
Here you will find the the Orrin Dam in a wild and rarely visited glen sandwiched between Strathfarrar and Strathconnon, with remote views to the west of distant Munros. About 20 miles to the north west of Inverness, the River Orrin has a setting next to meadows and fields and a backdrop of hills.
- From Urray B832 to Mary Bank
- Then take the A832 to Moy bridge over the river Connon
- Next take the A834 to Contin
The surrounding area is rich in battle history Surrounded by miles of moorland and impressive peaks, a Highland wilderness and forestry areas where you can venture off the beaten track amid some of the most Impressive waterfalls on the Black Water river near Contin, the salmon ladder at the side of the falls, especially spotted in August and September, Ben Wyvis is visible for miles around In good weather it's a straightforward climb of about 9 miles round trip and 3200 feet of ascent from the Ben Wyvis Car Park on the A835.
From contin take the A837 to Tarvie and continue on to finish at Garve, here you will find stunning landscapes, flourishing wildlife, a wildness and isolation, like no other for you to enjoy.
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