Quinag walks programme 2021

14 Jun - 5 Oct 2021

Various locations near IV27 4HB


Book a place on one of our summer walks at Quinag in Assynt. Walks are free, but donations towards our work in wild places are warmly welcomed.

Group at Quinag - David Balharry

14 June: Walk in the wild

Join us for a walk through the woodland looking at signs of badgers and otters. Enjoy a coastal lunch with good views across Loch a` Chairn Bhain. 
When: 11am-3pm
Where: Meet at layby on B869 above river at Torr a’ Ghamhna (waterfall layby) grid ref NC214323

26 July: Get close up with nature

Walk with local naturalist Ian Evans along the old route on the south side of Quinag and explore the wildlife and plants.
When: 11am-2pm
Where: Meet at boat bay layby on A837, grid ref 202260

23 August: Map and compass skills

Learn basic map features, how to take a bearing, walking to a point on the map using a compass.
When: 11am-2pm
Where: Meet at car park north of Skiag Bridge, grid ref NC233274

20 September: A mountain walk

This walk up Spidean Coinich, Quinag, offers spectacular views and possible sightings of ptarmigan, mountain hare and golden eagles.
When: 10am-5pm
Where: Meet at car park north of Skiag Bridge, grid ref NC233274

4 October: Nut collection walk

Join our partners at Coigach-Assynt Living Landscape (CALL) on a foraging walk, collecting seed sources for the native tree nursery.
When: 10am-2pm
Where: Meet at Lochinver car park next to church/bus stop, grid ref NC094227

  • To book a place, contact: Romany Garnett
  • All walks are led by John Muir Trust staff. You are responsible for your own safety and that of your children. Dress appropriately for changeable Highland weather and bring good sturdy shoes/boots and packed lunch/snack.
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