Heights of Kinlochewe

Benn Eighe from Kinlochewe Estate Path

Kinlochewe is a small village in Wester Ross, Scotland. The Heights of Kinlochewe, refers to a circular walk from here, down a track on the Estate, that winds up to the eventually view Mount Siloch from Loch Fada. The Estate is a shooting estate, so checking on access during the hunting season is advisable.

This walk is documented here ( In reverse order of the easier track route that may be better taken by the inexperienced hill walker, allowing easy turnaround if the weather turns. ).


It is also described in this excellent book – Torridon A Walker’s Guide

The walk down the track offers views back to Benn Eighe and all along the long flat track, views of waterfalls, the river and old derelict houses present opportunities for the landscape photographer. Going further round the route, up into the heights offers view of Siloch on a clear day. Additionally during the summer season, dragonflies and small wild birds can be found and photographed.

The walk itself starts shortly after the car park at Incheril, turn off the sign posted road from the A832,just past the village of Kinlochewe.

OS Grid Reference : NH 03751 62394

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