The Northern Isles

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Sango Sands

Views from our trip to Cape Wrath and our pitch at Sango Sands.

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Cape Wrath

After six years we have finally made it to Cape Wrath. Our last attempt was thwarted by weather and the Army but this time on arrival we found that a ferry would leaving in 90 mins time and to complete our luck the sun came out too.

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Lovely scenic drive following the Moray Firth Tourist route to Altnaharra with a perfect coffee stop enroute and now a loch side pitch.

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Now near the head of the Cromarthy Firth at Dingwall. The view is from a local picnic area and looks down the Firth with the Black Isle to the right.

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Moffat – 2

A bright morning so a walk to explore the town and get a few provisions. Unfortunately couldn’t view the inside of St Andrews as the doors were locked. Sadly rain clouds are now hiding the surrounding hills.

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First stop north of the border. Sadly the weather conditions of the Easter weekend are a distant memory.

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Time to head north …

Our chosen ferry operator for this year’s main trip is Northlink. To coincide with the start of the road trip north on April 24 we will re-commence the publication of a regular Murvi Chronicle Newsletter for our daily and weekly subscribers. If you wish to change or stop your subscription please use the links at […]

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Island hopping amongst The Northern Isles

Spooked by the continuing uncertainly of the shambles that is ‘Brexit’, we decided to avoid the possibility of getting caught up in any associated disruption by travelling as far as possible in the opposite direction. At the time we wanted to make our travel plans the Brexit departure date was just 4 weeks before the […]

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The Northern Isles – 2019

As posts from the trip are submitted pins will be added to the map in this post to show our route. Click on any pin for a link to pictures and information from that location

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