Submitted by Owen McCafferty on Mon, 2009-11-30
Ben Loyal, Art Gallery, Craft Shop: Ben Loyal rises an impressive 2506 feet and predominates the skyline.
Castle Varrich: The coastal sleepy village of Tongue centre of the “Mackay clan territory” looks west over the Kyle of Tongue.
Church Services: St. Andrew’s Church is one of the most historic Churches in the North.
Lochan Hakel: This provides lots of interest. The Mackays captured the French and the gold from the Melness shipwreck here.
Geology in Tongue: In the western Moine Nappe of the Kyle of Tongue region, the rocks are deformed by two main episodes.
Nature in and around Tongue: The sands of Kyle, Rabbit Islands and Eilan Nan Ron (one of the islands) have resident grey and common seals.
The Signal House: This is found at the bottom of the hill on the right before crossing the causeway.
Tongue Youth Hostel (SYHA): Tongue is the main village in a series of crofting townships, that run through Coldbackie, Dalharn, Blandy, the harbour of Scullomie to the deserted township of Slettel.
What to Do
Fishing in Tongue: The Lochs, Estuaries, Rivers and Hill Lochans are always popular.
Woodland Walk: The Spiral Woodland Walk is set in Borgie Forest in NW Sutherland. This is a community project which brings life to an ancient Gaelic Tree Alphabet.
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