Foinaven and Reay Forest

The hills of Foinaven and the Reay Forest are exceptionally wild and remote and include the Corbetts: Foinaven, Arkle, Meall Horn, Meallan Liath Mhic Dhughaill, Ben Hee, Cranstackie and Beinn Spionnaidh. This is a great area well worth exploration and much quieter than either Ben Hope or popular hills to the south in Assynt.

The main point of access to the southern Reay Forest hills from the east is from the Hope to Altnaharra road. A couple of kilometres south of Dun Dornaigil Broch, Strath More veers westwards and the road to Altnaharra climbs away to the south east up on to the plateau of the Flow Country. At Allnabad a track leaves the road and gives access back to the upper strath, Gobernuisgach Lodge and beyond Glen Golly and the hills of the Reay Forest, including Meall Horn, Meallan Liath Mhic Dhughaill and Ben Hee.

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