Walking In

What better way to reach The Old Forge than “shank’s pony” walking in, via Glendessary, Glen Meadall or Kinlochhourn this will fairly put a spring in your step and colour in your cheeks. Feel free to post on your gear in advance to the pub if you fancy (make sure you let us know!), the lure of a hot shower, clean change of socks and a pint of cask conditioned real ale to accompany a juicy steak or fresh seafood platter at the Old Forge. Knoydart has a lot to offer for walkers looking to explore the "Rough Bounds" whether it’s a low level walk or expedition in and around the area. Out of Knoydart's 85 square miles there are 4 Munros (mountains over 3,000ft) and several smaller peaks. All are separated by broad glens, rivers and high lochs.

Munros: Ladhar Bheinn, Sgurr Na Ciche, Luinne Bheinn, Meall Buidhe

Corbetts: Sgurr Coire Coinnichein, Beinn Na Caillich and Beinn Bhuide

Main access to Inverie is by boat across Loch Nevis from Mallaig or a long walk overland from Loch Arkaig or Kinlochhourn, Shiel Bridge or Cluanie Inn also from Glenfinnan. Knoydart is designated as a National scenic Area.

OS Grid Ref : NG766 000

For first hand walking routes you can purchase maps from the pub or detailed walking guides of the area prepared by The Knoydart Foundation Rangers, offering first hand information on getting to in and out of Knoydart. The Knoydart Foundation Rangers are here to show you the hidden corners and stunning landscapes of the Knoydart peninsula. They offer a range of walks and activities through which you can learn about the iconic wildlife and the turbulent history. They also offer a fascinating insight into life in Knoydart since the Foundation bought the land in 1999 latest walks are posted on our Whats On page.

The Ranger Service hosts a year long programme of walks to suit all abilities and ages as well as tailor made trips for parties holidaying on Knoydart and tempted to stretch their legs a bit further than the lovely shoreline walks Inverie has to offer. They also do some great short walks between boats and the walk “Knoydart in a Knutshell” gives you a taste of the landscape, wildlife and history between ferries! We post the latest walks on offer, on our what’s on page for you.

The Old Forge, Inverie, Knoydart, Mallaig, PH41 4PL