Baosbheinn

The Fairy Lochs Walk





A short walk through wooded countryside up to the charming Fairy Lochs

The Fairy Lochs

Start of walk Cairn Path above trees Baosbheinn Sidhean Mor Memorial Loch Braigh Horrisdale The start of the walk
The path leaves the main track up to Loch Braigh Horrisdale at this cairn
The path now climbs above the trees
When the path levels off Baosbheinn comes in to view
The Fairy Lochs from Sidhean Mor Memorial Site Loch Braigh Horrisdale
Path to Fairy Lochs The Start of the walk.


The path leaves the main track up to Loch Braigh Horrisdale at this cairn Cairn marking the path up to Fairy Lochs


Path to the Fairy Lochs The path now climbs above the trees


A short ascent through rocky ground now ensues. Path to the Fairy Lochs


Looking back to Gairloch Looking back to Gairloch


When the path levels off Baosbheinn comes in to view Baosbheinn


Baosbheinn A worthwhile diversion from the path for confident scramblers is to ascend the rocky top of Sidhean Mor


The Fairy Lochs from Sidhean Mor The Fairy Lochs from Sidhean Mor


Gairloch from Sidhean Mor Gairloch from Sidhean Mor


Walking round the Lochs The Fairy Lochs


Gairloch from the Fairy Lochs Looking back to Gairloch


It was here in 1945 that a Liberator Bomber crashed with the loss of nine crew and six passengers. There is a memorial plaque and the whole area is a war grave. Plane Crash Memorial


Path to Loch Horrisdale The path now traverses some marshy ground towards Loch Braigh Horrisdale


Looking towards the Torridon peaks. The Torridon Peaks


Loch Braigh Horrisdale The path drops down beside a small burn to the track by Loch Braigh Horrisdale


Follow the track pleasantly back to your starting point. Track from Loch Braigh Horrisdale


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All pictures © Ian Van Hinsbergh Last Update 3rd December 2014