Tag: Family

Loch Eil towards Glenfinnan

Back to the hills!

As the summer season tails off, it is time to rest the arms and exercise the leg. Time to head back into the mountains and explore ready for next year. This is when I hope to be offering more guided family mountain walking adventures. Stunning location for a family mountain walking experience For this reason we set off  to explore one of the most northern hills on the West Highland…

Old National Geographic magazines

Potential ‘Slow’ adventures…

Yesterday I was privileged to spend the day exploring the Ardtornish Estate on foot, in a sea kayak and (dare I say it) in a 4x4 car with a view to putting together a few different 'slow' adventures. These are not just for their guests but for anyone wanting to visit the Ardnamurchan Peninsulas, specifically Morvern, and experience what the Ardtornish Estate offers in terms of landscape, wildlife, and also…

Canoes ready to launch

A Family Canoe Adventure

Waking up late to a view as calm and beautiful as this was inspiration for a family canoe adventure. And it was a surprise that it wasn't the otter that made an appearance, but a common seal! A little unusual to see them this far up Loch Sunart, but a good omen for the day's adventure perhaps... [caption id="attachment_2946" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Loch Sunart of a perfectly calm morning (Image courtesy…

Canoe on calm loch

The Inaugural Otter Canoe Adventure

When Loch Sunart is completely still, it makes it easy to spot the otter that regularly fishes near the jetty. Right on cue for the very first canoe adventure of 'Otter Adventures', he appeared. Just as we were getting our waterproof jackets, buoyancy aids and paddles sorted by the jetty, he popped up. We sat watching him feed for a while before remembering that we too wanted to enjoy this…