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Cape Wrath lighthouse to Kearvaig Bay walking trail

Listed under Walking in Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Cape Wrath lighthouse to Kearvaig Bay up in NW Scotland - the loneliest moorland yomp imaginable. Highlights: Cape Wrath lighthouse, built in 1828 by the great Robert Stevenson * Lovely orchids on the Cape Wrath cliffs * Brooding, darkly dramatic cliff scenery * Utter bleakness and solitude of the scene * Fording the Kearvaig River - a cold bootful is guaranteed! * Starkly impressive Cathedral rock stack - complete with twin 'towers' and 'window' * Lonely, pristine Kearvaig Bay * Droll commentary of David the minibus driver.

Background by editor: This is a four hour trip which can only be completed between May and September due to the dramatic weather conditions around the lighthouse.

Written by  Chris Somerville.

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how much does the ferry and the minibus cost?

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ferry is aprox £5 return

minibus is aprox £9 return

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