We are avid wild campers and are trying to plan a 5 day walk in the Scottish Highlands. Having thoroughly reviewed the Cape Wrath Trail, The West Highland Trail, and "Google Earth-ing" the area every night for the past 4 weeks, we cant seem to find an appropriate section for our needs.
We need to be able to find either a circular route, or one with reliable enough public transportation to get us back to our car at the end of the hike. We live in Cambridge, would drive up and spend the night in a B+B, start the hike fresh in the morning and end up 5 days later at another B+B/YHA tp pick up a bus/train back to the start point.
We have 2 young kids (5+7), so cant go to Ben Nevis extremes, but they are also keen and experienced wild campers with suitable bushcraft training and hiking experience for their ages.
Does anyone have experience of a hike like this, or has anyone hiked the Cape Wrath Trail and can recall a section that might fit the bill?
All the usual sites have been exhaused, so we're coming at it from the bushcraft angle now! Advice to "google: hiking scottish highlands" would be wasted as we have trawled thru pages of websites without much luck.
To be honest, theres nothing like first hand experience... and the Fort William Tourist Board hasnt responded to my request so please... direct other members here if you know someone, give us a link that might be unknown enough to be news for us... whatever may help.... its all appreciated!
Margaret, Billy, Emily and Obi.