Wild Land

A canoe and hillwalking adventure around Inverpollaidh for Wilderness Scotland.

Ullapool to Cape Wrath

Ullapool to Cape Wrath Sponsored by James & Anita Copestake  Re-packed and re-fuelled Kate and I hauled the kayak onto the beach. With a scrape and a splash Sula was afloat once more. Taking a brief rest on our… Read More

Return to the Skye Cullins

Return to the Skye Cullins Kindly sponsored by Klaas van der Veen  The Skiff racing was over; we had danced the last dance and finished the last dram, the celebrations were over and it was time to return to my expedition. The sad… Read More

The Skiff Rowing World Championships

The Skiff Rowing World Championships Kindly sponsored by Josh Talbot  Safely home to Ullapool from the border what better way to celebrate than by swapping paddles for an oar to spend a few days rowing! The village was abuzz… Read More

Plockton to Ullapool

Plockton to Ullapool Kindly sponsored by Jonathon Walton  Hungover and half asleep I arrived back into the quiet town of Plockton. Whisked away to graduate from university had seen a short but intense few days pass. Transformed from salty… Read More

Loch Hourn to Plockton

Loch Hourn to Plockton  This week is kindly sponsored by Marian and Dick Keall (Marian is my godmother)  It was an early start but with a steaming mug of tea I could doze groggy and tired from a… Read More

Deep Schist

King of the Swing This blog is sponsored by Niall and Finn McCann without whom this entire adventure wouldn’t have been possible. Thanks for a great weekend guys!  Make sure to check out their websites by clicking on… Read More

Ardnamurchan to Loch Hourn

 Ardnamurchan to Loch Hourn This blog is sponsored by Jeremiah Cain With a gentle rustle of fabric the early sea breeze blew across my tent, inside I was slowly cooking in my sleeping bag. For the fourth day in… Read More

Seil Island to Ardnamurchan

Week 4: Seil Island to Ardnamurchan This week is kindly sponsored by Julie & Michael Pyke  Sue and Slioch looking out over Puilladobhrain anchorage Packing my boat in warm dry clothes, it was almost hard to leave the… Read More

Mull of Galloway to Seil Island

This week is kindly sponsored by  Natalia Grubba  Natalia is a friend from the University of Stirling Mountaineering Club  I woke to an intense heat, it was the fourth day in a row that the morning sun had… Read More

Southerness to The Mull of Galloway

This week is brought to you by Jonathon Walton Jonathon is my Godfather “Irish Sea, 7’s turning to 8’s” echoed a deceptively comforting tone through the radio static, not an ideal shipping forecast. I am now sitting at… Read More

Setting forth to Esk-ape to the Solway Firth.

This week is kindly sponsored by Laura and Tom Talbot.  Laura is my mothers Manager at the very friendly office in Ullapool High School   I am sat in a comfortable office chair sipping a steaming mug of… Read More