It doesnt get much better than this

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    First night after Falkirk, possibly my favourite wild camping location, certainly if only considering inland places

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    looks great david , nice and quiet with fantastic views(y)
     
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    still lovely even when raining

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    Moan! there's no pub!:( an' where's Maccas eh?:doh: Bet they don't have Ketchup at the local Chinese:crying:
     
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    same location, but I put this one in photo of day (y)

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    a rare tree quite a long way up the mountain and even rarer sun
     
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    Looks like a rear gunners turret on the top of the van! Nice pics as well.
     
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    and just as the sun went down the locals came out

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    goats first, then the red deer, I counted over 200 in the end, all within 100m of where I was parked

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    Moved on today to Kinlochewe, A CC site, they take a lot of stick, most of it justified, but they really do seem so much better north of the border, all this with hook up, hard standing and quite a view for £8.50 / night, almost free loading :):)

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    Lovely and relaxing after all that dancing at Falkirk !
     
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    edit to above, you can pitch nose first or reverse, your choice (y)
     
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    Looks lovely David, whereabouts is the wildcamping spot?
    We're up that way ourselves in a couple of weeks so could do with some pointers
     
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    Did you try the Whistle Stop café- great food and really friendly staff
     
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    Lovely drive from there to Gairloch , Poolewe and Gruinard Bay.
     
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    @Dave K the top of the Findhorn Valley, turn off A9 at Tomatin, head west as far as you can, road stops at Coignafearn, this stop is about 1/2 mile before the end by a private bridge
     
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    About 2 miles west of Torridon village, only a layby, so not perfect for wilding, but about 50' off road separated by rocks and gorse bushes, so might give it a go, particularly as got good phone signal and internet connection on my Vodafone phone

    More stunning views and nudging 20C :sun:
     
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    You'll be glad to know it's cold & grey & drizzly here at home:LOL:
     
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    Thanks very much, keep the pictures and locations coming please :)
     
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    Usually when I go away the exact opposite happens so if anybody's thinking of visiting the Westcountry then do it in a couple of weeks time...and avoid Scotland like the plague :D
     
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    Decided not to stop at above, headed onwards following a prompt from @Carol and Eddie headed for Plockton, mainly because until earlier this year I had never even heard of it, like it close neighbour Applecross both sound like they should be in Devon not Scotland

    Plockton doesn't really have much in the way of parking and my 8m MH stuck out a bit in the car park which technically says no overnight camping, although I doubt they would have minded, anyway decided to move on looking for a west facing location for hopefully a decent sunset

    Couldn't resist the lure of Skye and boy did I find a spot, PM me for details on this one

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