TRAILS AND TREKS

 

Easter Ross is home to and en-route of many internationally and historically recognised trails and treks … including the famous Lands End to John O'Groats “pilgrimage” undertaken by thousands of charitable fund-raising cyclists each year …

 

The Pictish Trail … National Cycle Route 1/North Sea Cycle Route/LEJOG (Lands End to John O'Groats) …Moray Firth Tourist Route …Invergordon Mural Trail …Seaboard Country Coastal Trail … Black Rock Gorge Trail … Forestry Commission cycle and walking trails … Nigg Bay RSPB Nature Reserve

 

 

Invergordon Mural Trails

Invergordons' Mural Trail is a unique outdoor art gallery with a total of 11 large scale mural paintings in a variety of styles to suit all tastes.

 

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Black Rock Gorge

The River Glass, rushing down to the Cromarty Firth, has cut an impressively deep and narrow gorge through over 100 feet of rock.

 

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Seaboard Trail

The Seaboard villages of Shandwick, Balintore and Hilton have a fascinating history. The Picts were instrumental in setting up home here.

 

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Forestry Trails

There are several waymarked Forestry Commission trails in Easter Ross.

 

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Nigg Bay RSPB Nature Reserve

Nigg Bay is an important area of mudflat, saltmarsh and wet grassland on the Cromarty Firth.

 

It is one of the major stopover points for migrating birds travelling between their breeding and wintering grounds.

 

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Pictish Trail

This historic trail originates in Inverness, passing the Black Isle and over the Cromarty Bridge to Easter Ross.

 

The first of the Easter Ross stones is located on the B817 Cromarty Firth north-shore road which links Alness to Invergordon.

 

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Cycle Route 1

A long distance cycle route mainly via the east coast of England and Scotland which doubles as the North Sea Cycle Route.

 

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