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Rarinis Walk

Grade

Easy to Moderate

Type

Walk

Description

This is an excellent short walk with some interesting history. On the 11th May 1746, returning from a failed escape bid from Stornoway the Bonnie Prince Charlie hid in a little hut in Rarnish. Leabaidh a Phrionnsa (The Prince's bed), Loch an Oir where some gold coins were thrown. Loch nan Arm where some weapons were dumped A curious stone marker on top of a mound (no other info ). Uamh a Phrionnsa where the Prince hid on the shore (access depends on tide). An inlet used by a Benbecula man who regularly smuggled illegal whisky across from Ardnamurchan.

Walk Waypoints

  1. 1 Start the walk here
  2. 2 Loch an Oir where some gold coins were thrown.
  3. 3 Whisky smugglers inlet - An inlet used by a Benbecula man who regularly smuggled illegal whisky across from Ardnamurchan.
  4. 4
    Uamh a Phrionnsa where the Prince hid on the shore (access depends on tide)
  5. 5
    A curious stone marker on top of a mound
  6. 6
    Leabaidh a Phrionnsa (The Prince's bed)
  7. 7 Loch nan Arm where some weapons were dumped
  8. 8 Finish

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