West Affric

An area of wild and rugged landscapes, West Affric was purchased by the National Trust for Scotland in 1993 in order to protect its flora and fauna. Bordering the Kintail and Glenaffric Forests, it has one of the most popular east-west paths through the Highlands, a road once used as a drove road by cattle farmers from Skye to the markets of Dingwall. Lying 22 miles (35 km) east of Kyle of Lochalsh it covers an area of 3642 ha (9000 acres).

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