27 August 2014

Inverewe Gardens ; Kernsary Loch

The Inverewe Gardens, while well up in the Highlands, are in a sheltered position and their combination of sheltered garden beds:



and somewhat overgrown woodland walk were well worth the trip north.




The next day we headed out for this walk around Loch Kernsary (a name I pronounced so badly that the local we asked about it had trouble figuring out what I was talking about).  We did this walk in reverse order to the guide (accidentally, thanks to following signs rather than maps), so it started out really simple and easy (except for the raining on us part).  Fortunately it had stopped raining by the time we got to the boggy part:


And the narrow path above the twenty metre drop to the loch.


As you can see, it was also very lovely - though balancing on rocks for a large portion of the return leg left us thoroughly tired.

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