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Day 6 Walks: the Rhinns

So as this was our day of taking it easy, we just chilled out in the morning. The dog does not know what has hit him and was completely knackered, he slept from 6pm last night until lunch time today (apart from our failed morning trip to Kilchoman). It brightened up in the afternoon, so we […]

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Day 5 walk: Singing sands beach on the Oa

The weather was defying all forecasts, the sun was shining although the temperature had dropped. Our walk today took us onto the Oa, the landmass to the west of Port Ellen. An absolutely fantastic walk, but slightly trickier terrain than the others, we had to scramble over a few rocks, with me carrying our great fluffy wussbag of […]

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Day 3 Two walks

So monday started overcast. In the morning we walked from Ballygrant to Caol Ila and in the afternoon around Ardnave. Ballygrant to Caol Ila  is a pleasant wood walk past a couple of lochs. From Bridgend, head off on the Askaig road until Ballygrant. Take the first right in the village up Mulindry Drive. There […]

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Day 2 Walk: Bridgend Woods

I always wake up early, so this blogging lark gives me something to do whilst waiting for michelle to wake up. However, we are doing so much I’m going to get left behind! Sunday started with glorious sunshine. We chose the walk closest to us, which is a 2 hour walk through some lovely woods […]

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Islay Walks

we will not just be drinking whisky, we will also be exploring the island with Arby. Last time we went to islay we found it very hard to find information about walks, until the last day when we found a small pamphlet book with lots of excellent walks explained! e bought it anyway and miraculously […]

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