Hillwalking Glennan Valley, Dornie in Kintail Scottish Walks with Tony Connery

Glennan Valley
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Hillwalking Glennan Valley and River, Dornie


Glennan Valley - River Glennan, Kintail - A small river located approx 1 mile from the Kintail village of Dornie
heading towards Bundalloch and is located just north east of Dornie, Kintail, Kyle of Lochalsh
includes Fishing Cycling, Sightseeing,
Hillwalking, Climbing, Touring in the Scottish Countryside.


Hillwalking Glennan Valley, Dornie - Scottish Walks.

Length: 6 mile Duration:  3 Hours.
Difficulty: 3/10 O.S.



After visiting the Carr Brae viewpoint on the north side of Loch Duich, Kintail, which is a must, followed by the famous Eilean Donan Castle on the same road, not the main one but from a higher perspective than the postcards are, I travelled to a beautiful village called Dornie, to give me my next physical walk which was a few miles past Dornie, at a small holding called Bundalloch, which leads the way to the River Glennan walk.

Go as far as you can by car, through Dornie, then cross over a small bridge until a farmhouse gate is reached. Going through the gate, a pasture for the cattle needs to be ploughed through and then you are at your leisure to travel as far as you need.

Bridge leading to Dornie
Bridge leading
to Dornie

Bundalloch Village beyond Dornie
Bundalloch Village
& beyond Dornie

Looking east at River Glennan, Dornie
Looking East
on River Glennan, Dornie

For me, on this scorching day the River Glennan was a huge disappointment due to overwhelming good weather as it was merely a trickle of itself. However I shan’t be greedy.

I went just past the base of Biod an Fhithich on one side and Beinn a Mhedhain 414 on the other, although the journey can be extended almost forever or for many miles past Camas-Luine and into Glen Elchaig with various sorties off the main drag and ending up wherever you want.

To be honest this is agreat little walk the only difficulty is the path which sometimes has a lot of stones and rubble on it but this is sue to the lack of walkers on the path.

Looking east at River Glennan, Dornie
Looking East
on River Glennan, Dornie

Looking east at River Glennan, Dornie
Looking East
on River Glennan, Dornie

Beinn a Mheadain (414) in Glennan Valley
Beinn a Mheadain (414)
in Glennan Valley

River Glennan at Low Tide
River Glennan
at Low Tide


This website is dedicated to my passion - Walking throughout Scotland.
I have tried to share my experiences with you, in the hope that you will have some idea where to walk and what to look out for on your travels.
This is not an Official Guide but use only as a helpful hints & ideas to get you through the terrain.