Scotland - Argyll & Buteful

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Re: Scotland - Argyll & Buteful

Post by bunker » Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:38 pm

Looking good - we went on the Dunoon ferry and up Loch Eck and through Inveraray on our way to Applecross a few weeks back. Always a nice wee run 8-)
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Re: Scotland - Argyll & Buteful

Post by Flintlock » Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:39 pm

Back up to the A82 and left towards Glen Coe. With it being early morning the road was quiet so had a lovely run down to Glen Coe
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At Glen Coe I turn right unto the B863 to Kinlochleven and a breakfast stop
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Gave the ice wall climbing a miss!

A nice village to stop in
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With a large river running into the Loch

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Re: Scotland - Argyll & Buteful

Post by Flintlock » Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:52 pm

Followed the B863 round the otherside of the Loch and re-joined the A82, turning right and unto the Corran ferry. Off the ferry and left unto the A861, then another left unto the B8043, another great single track road hugging the shoreline of Loch Linnhe before turning inland and then left unto the A884 to Lochaline for the ferry to Mull
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Unto Mull and a left unto theA849
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Re: Scotland - Argyll & Buteful

Post by Flintlock » Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:00 pm

Another photo stop
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Then across to Tobermory via the B8035 for a spot of lunch
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Re: Scotland - Argyll & Buteful

Post by Flintlock » Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:02 pm

Continue later. Moorso, yes its like being in the Hilton wih my new tent. :D

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Re: Scotland - Argyll & Buteful

Post by Rederic » Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:09 pm

Thanks for posting you have just been on some of my favourite roads there Flintlock 8-) 8-) 8-)

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Next time PM me before you go and I might be able to put on a couple of lanes you was very close to your route
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Re: Scotland - Argyll & Buteful

Post by Flintlock » Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:19 pm

Cheers Eric, wildo, always like to find new roads to ride in Scotland.

So after a late lunch I take the B8073 to Calgary Bay and set up camp for the night
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A nice spot to wild camp, now quite popular and also has a toilet block.

The next morning I continue around Mull on the B8073, great views. Highland cattle and small herds of Red Deer, couldnt be any more scottish
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Re: Scotland - Argyll & Buteful

Post by Flintlock » Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:26 pm

Continue back to the B8035, spot a small river, and soon a nice wee trout is caught
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Carry onto Craignure and unto the ferry for Oban
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Re: Scotland - Argyll & Buteful

Post by Flintlock » Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:58 pm

From Oban its the A816 to Kilmelford and a left unto an un-named single track road to check out a possible wild campsite on theshore of Loch an Losgainn Mor. Unfortuntly it had been fenced off by a local angling club. However the road around the Loch was great.
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I end up back on the A816, then left unto the B840, through Ford and along Loch Awe, another great spot. Ended up back at Inveraray where I met a fellow ABR on a nicely sorted KTM who told me there was a hostel in town, (forgot your name, but nice talking to you- cheers) rain was coming in so I took a bunk for the night and got a much needed shower in the morning.

Wednesday started wet, I headed down the A83 with a breakfast stop in Tarbet, then the B8001 to Claonaig to catch a ferry to Arran

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Re: Scotland - Argyll & Buteful

Post by scotsy » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:13 pm

Enjoying your reports and photos, keep it up :D

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