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John o’ Groats Trail Volunteers Celebrate Dunbeath-Lybster Trail Opening with Walk
Volunteers from the Friends of the John o’ Groats Trail have been busy over the summer working on the trail, which runs from Inverness to John o’ Groats. Work has been completed as much as possible on Stage 10, which goes along cliffs from Dunbeath to Lybster with beautiful views. The volunteers invite the public to celebrate with them on a walk on 30 October, 2016, starting at 10 am. Park along the north side of Dunbeath Harbour and meet at the picnic tables at the far end. Bring a packed lunch to enjoy along the way. Drivers will be returned to their cars after the walk.
Please be aware that the walk does involve crossing several fences. Most of these have stiles installed, but three fences and one stone wall do not have stiles due to continuing discussions with landowners.
Those wanting more information about the walk, the trail, or the charity, see below and please contact Jay Wilson on 07526 281088 or email@example.com. If you can arrive early to help organise the car ferry, please contact Jay.
Attached photo: Fishing station ruins at Achastle
Where: Dunbeath Harbour
When 30 Oct 2016, 10am
Walk Length: 8 miles
Approximate duration: 5 hours including lunch, at a leisurely pace
Today we created a web site to present information about the JOGT. For now, it will have to be a work in progress, just like the trail itself. If you would like to help with the web page, please let me know!
I’m traveling up to the Highlands on the Caledonian Sleeper for three weeks of walking and meeting locals. I’ll make a GPX track of the entire route and improve my walk descriptions. I also hope to meet a lot of local walkers who might have ideas about making a better trail.