Nestled below the slopes of Beinn a Chairein and at the junction of Glen Cannich, Glen Affric and Glen Urquhart, this is a wild and beautiful part of Scotland, Loch Mullardoch fills the valley floor and the mountain ridge that splits Glen Cannich from Glen Affric has the Munro’s Mamn Sodhail and Carn Eighe, offering solitude and remoteness, other notable peaks include Sgurr na Lapaich and Beinn Fhionnlaidhe, this is a popular walking area with some of the remotest walking in this region
The village is at the southern end of Strathglass, about 26 miles west of the city of Inverness, it is at the furthest point of the A831 that loops around the Aird from Beauly to Drumnadrochit.
The North side of the river Cannich in between the picturesque glens of Affric a National Nature Reserve and to the south and Strathfarrar to the north, this is an area of outstanding natural beauty. 30mins for Beauly and an hour from Inverness airport.
From Cannich part of the Affric Kintail Way climbs to reach a forestry track which undulates with good views in places until descending to the Dog Falls car park, from here a track follows the south side of Loch Beinn a' Mheadhoin through pine and birch woods to finish at the car park at the end of the public road up Glen Affric.
There are many magnificent routes to be found here, all different in distance and ability with some routes you need to have the ability and the knowledge to tackle, the area is prone to the weather that can change at a moments notice always do the research before you go,
This region offers awe-inspiring, lochs, mountains paths, wild life wildlife watching, rambling, hillwalking, pinewood forests an ancient Caledonian woodlands that direct descendants of trees that first colonised the Scottish Highlands after the last Ice Age 8-10,000 years ago and a wide range of habitats ranging from high mountains to moorland to low level warm forest with views of the mountains always to be seen
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