Gorgeous sceneryFree campingVast open spacesBeautiful lightPhotograph grazing sheep

Photograph the "wildlife" of the north-central Scottish Highlands. The drive from Tongue to Lairg on A836 is full of breathtaking scenery, with lochs, mountains, stone cottages and bridges, and of course, sheep. Spring is fantastic, as the new lambs are out grazing and the days are nice and long.

Camping here is phenomenal, plentiful, and free! Scotland recently passed a law that legalizes free camping just about everywhere you go, public or private land. This is a phenomenal part of the country to explore!

Pack List

  • Tent
  • Camera
  • Rain gear
  • Muck boots
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Activities Chillin, Camping, Photography
Skill Level Beginner
Season Spring, Summer, Autumn
Features
Lake
Scenic
Wildlife

Please respect the places you find on The Outbound Collective.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph. Learn More

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