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Arkaig Hills Circular
Introduction to Walk 2824

Photo from the walk - Arkaig Hills Circular

County/Area - Highland

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 8.6 miles / 14 km

Ascent - 1600 feet / 485 metres

Time - 5 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

The Arkaig Hills are located in a part of the Scottish north-west highlands where other walkers are less likely to be seen than the occasional deer in the distance. This walk does include some challenging terrain so do make sure you are well equipped.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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Ordnance Survey Landranger 41Sheet Map1:50kBUY
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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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