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Glen Glass and the Black Rock Gorge

Glen Glass is a delightful valley which starts at the village of Evanton in Easter Ross. Evanton is about 25 miles from our b&b in Culrain. Near the Evanton end of the valley, the River Glass cuts through a spectacularly narrow gorge - a "must see". There are paths from within the village and there are two footbridges over the gorge for viewing. Please keep dogs on a lead and children under control as there are unfenced areas above the gorge. From near the gorge it is possible to ascend Fyrish and, having recently thoroughly explored the best routes in the area, have produced annotated walking maps to enable scenic walks with a variety of interest - woodland, mountain views, rivers and the gorge. We have plotted the routes carefully to avoid views of the Novar Windfarm, but if you are a worker involved with that project we can provide accommodation for you.

At the far end of the valley there is Loch Glass and there are walks to the loch from a car park. There is an access route for the Munro Ben Wyvis via Glas Leathad Beag, also a Munro, from the south shore of the loch. It is also possible to walk along some of the north shore via a forestry track and there are fine views of Glas Leathad Beag. The views from the north shore are finer, but the south shore route can take one further into the Easter Ross glens, which as yet we have not explored.

The Black Rock Gorge near Evanton, Easter Ross

The Black Rock Gorge near Evanton
Viewable from two purpose-built bridges
but do keep dogs on a lead and children under control
as there are unfenced areas above the gorge

Loch Glass from the north shore

Loch Glass from the north shore

 

 

The road through Glen Glass features some alpine scenery. More pictures of Glen Glass >.

Glen Glass
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