Kintail & MorvichWritten by Administrator
A magnificent stretch of West Highland scenery - the estate includes the Falls of Glomach and the Five Sisters of Kintail. There is a countryside centre at Morvich Farm, off the A87, which is the best access point to the mountains. Red deer, eagles and other wildlife can be seen in abundance.
What to see & do
Recreational visitors can access the core mountain zone relatively easily. Specialist walkers and experienced mountaineers can independently explore the property, to those who desire a more relaxed experience of the scenic and cultural opportunities within the area, while remaining close to the A87.
Visit the Battle site of Glen Shiel along the A87, Scotland’s only battle site scheduled as an ancient monument
Five Sisters of Kintail Guided Walk: Experience stunning mountain scenery along one of Scotland’s famous ridges and take in 3 munros. Learn about mountain plants, or maybe see red deer, golden eagles and ptarmigan.
Duration: 12 hours
Costs: Adults £25.00
Booking essential. Please contact the Ranger Service on 01599 511231
Sea kayaking Taster Days: Come and see landscapes from a totally different perspective … from a sea kayak! Sea kayaking is one of the fastest growing outdoor activities and we are fortunate that the west coast of Scotland offers some of the best coastline for sea kayaking, not just in Scotland, but in the world.
Introductory Sea Kayaking Courses for the first time paddler aimed to develop skills to start exploring some of the most dramatic scenery around Scotland, whilst having fun! Intermediate courses, which are ideal for people who already have some paddling experience but would like to broaden their skills and techniques … and have even more fun!
Summer Mountain Leader Training and Assessment. This competence and experience-based award is designed to develop the group management and technical skills required by a responsible leader or supervisor. The training and assessment will be provided by Stuart Johnston Mountaineering who is a registered course provider with MLTS (Mountain Leader Training Scotland) and will be based from the Kintail Outdoor Centre at Morvich.
Otters and orchids guided walk: A coastal walk near Plockton, which takes you through the wild flowers of the crofting meadows of Drumbuie, and Port an Eorna. Learn about the crofting way of life, past and present, or maybe spot the elusive otter known to inhabit the coastline.
The site looked after by the National Trust for Scotland. For more information please see their website.