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Quinag walks programme

16 May - 30 Aug 2022

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

13 June: Botanical wander

Join local naturalist Ian Evans for a walk along the shores of Loch Assynt - an area renowned for lesser butterfly orchids.
When: 11am-1pm
Where: Meet at old road loop layby on A837, grid ref NC214252

15 June: Climb Suilven

Over 18s are invited to join Highlife Highland ranger Andy Summers and our team for a strenuous 20 km/ 21.5 mile walk to the top of Assynt's most famous mountain - weather permitting.
When: 9am-6pm
Where: The walkers car park, Glencanisp road, Grid ref NC107220.

17 August: Climb Quinag

Join Highlife Highland ranger Andy Summers and our team for a strenuous 14km exploration of a breathtaking mountain range that's in the care of the John Muir Trust. If the weather is bad, we will do a shorter low-level walk.
When: 10am-5pm
Where: The walkers car park on A894 road. Grid ref: NC232273.

21 August: Bug hunt at Quinag

Join the Assynt Field Club and entomologist Stephen Moran for a bug hunt at Allt Doire na Cuilinn, Quinag.
When: 10.30am - 1pm
Where: Meet at the boat bay car park on Loch Assynt. Grid ref: NC201260

29 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 the car park north of Skiag Bridge. Grid ref: NC233274

  • To book a place, contact: Romany Garnett
  • All walks, unless indicated otherwise, 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. Donations are welcome.
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