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Dark Sky at Resipole

Our Dark Skies

 

Come and See Over A Thousand Stars

Being on the edge of Europe means that the UK has some of the largest areas of dark sky in the continent. Being on the edge of the UK means we have one of the best areas of dark sky in the country, it’s certainly one of the...

When you think of a summers day, you probably start to imagine the warmth of the sun, big blue skies and the low hum of bees as they float through patches of wild flowers. Bee’s go hand in hand with the image of a lazy summers afternoon, and it would be very strange to go a whole summer without...

It’s common knowledge that the West Highlands of Scotland are stunning. It’s also no secret that it’s home to the Highland Midge. Most people, on finding out your spending the summer up in Scotland will probably mention the midges. If you’re planning a visit any time between May and September,...

Any encounter with a bird of prey is pretty special, but to witness the sheer strength and power of an apex predator like the eagle is something else altogether. Scotland is home to both of the U. K’s eagles; the white-tailed eagle (sea eagle) and the golden eagle. The thought of encountering an...

Resipole Farm Holiday Park - Garbh Eilean Article

Garbh Eilean - a walk through the oakwood to the shore

By Jim Manthorpe

April 2017

 

Garbh Eilean translates as Rough Island and it is an apt name. This small scrap of land lying just off the north shore of Loch...

Beinn Resipol Hill Race

Ben Resipole Hill Race 2016

 

For those of us who live here we know that one of the only ways of getting to the Ardnamurchan peninsula is by the ferry crossing at Corran. It may be a two and a half hour drive from Glasgow but it’s a journey that takes you to Resipole, a remote and...

Loch Shiel and Small Isles from Ben Resipol

Last year we asked our friend Jim Manthorpe to write a few words about his walk up Ben Resipole. Here's his article, with a few of his amazing photographs as well!  

Every summer solstice I make plans to climb a hill and sleep on the top. But most years the cloud and cold rain put me off...