• Activities:

    Chillin, Camping, Photography

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Spring, Summer, Autumn

Lake
Scenic
Wildlife

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
Read More

Please respect the places you find on The Outbound.

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

Community Photos

+ Add Photos

Reviews

Overall rating:  Rate this Adventure

Leave a Review

Have you done this adventure? Leave a review!

Andrew Slaton Explorer

Andrew is a commercial landscape and active lifestyle photographer living on the road full-time with his yogi wife, Ellen, dog, Islay Blue, and stud cat, Colonel Bubba. Based wherever the wind takes them, and teaching workshops along the way. www.slatonworkshops.com

Nearby Adventures

Hike the Sugar Bowl Loop in Kings Canyon NP

Tulare County, California

First and foremost, to get to this trailhead you need to drive down a 2-mile, one lane dirt road that is quite steep.

3 Saves

Hike to Ehukai Pillbox

59178 Ke Nui Road, Hawaii

This hike starts directly across from Banzai Pipeline, the famous barreling wave at Ehukai Beach.

4 Saves

Winter Hike to Calypso Cascades

1046 County Highway 115, Colorado

While most people go snowshoeing near the Bear Lake or Glacier Gorge area in RMNP, Wild Basin is a much less trafficked option.

5 Saves