NH1320 : Athnamulloch

taken 4 months ago, near to Athnamulloch [other Features], Highland, Great Britain

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Athnamulloch
Athnamulloch
The white cottage over the river is now done up as accommodation for conservation workers in Glen Affric. As late as after 1984 it was a shieling, a farmer brought cattle up the glen from Cannich every Summer. It was one of the duties of the warden at Alltbeithe to keep them in check and prevent them from wandering down to Kintail. This is probably the last example of transhumance in Scotland, something I have come across in Switzerland and Norway. I met the chap once when hitching out of Cannich after a long storm chased slog out of Alltbeithe one New Year.
The house on the left is Strawberry Cottage and is a hut operated by An Teallach Mountaineering Club and available for booking by climbing clubs. It is rather good.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 July, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 November, 2018
Geographical Context
Paths  Sport, Leisure  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Roads, Road transport  Derelict, Disused 
River (from Tags)
Affric 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Affric Kintail Way 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 1325 2060 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:14.2731N 5:5.7673W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 1313 2061
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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