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The heatwave was over and Clachtoll beach was pretty empty again – perfect for a little walk around the beach and the cliffs towards Clachtoll broch.

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Scotlands traffic wardens

 

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Hiking from Clachtoll Beach in Assynt to the broch.

Hiking from Clachtoll Beach in Assynt to the broch.

Going down towards the beach, and coming by the former salmon bothy. The poles outside were used to dry the nets. And inside there is a “fisherman” waiting to tell you their story.

Hiking from Clachtoll Beach in Assynt to the broch.

The Icehouse for storing the salmon

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Salmon Bothy

Clachtoll Broch 19 Hiking from Clachtoll Beach in Assynt to the broch.

Walking along the cliffs toward the broch – is quite an easy but a very lovely walk. For directions have a look at WalkingHighlands.

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Clachtoll Broch

Finally, I caught the first glimpse of the broch.

Hiking from Clachtoll Beach in Assynt to the broch.

The weather got moodier and moodier which added an extra layer of atmosphere. Clachtoll Broch was the home of a family in the Iron Age and was destroyed by a huge fire.

Hiking from Clachtoll Beach in Assynt to the broch.Hiking from Clachtoll Beach in Assynt to the broch.Hiking from Clachtoll Beach in Assynt to the broch.Hiking from Clachtoll Beach in Assynt to the broch.Hiking from Clachtoll Beach in Assynt to the broch.

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