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Dun Ban

Promontory Fort


06/08/2017 – Gave up waiting for the rain to pass, so off we went for a circular walk of Beinn Tangabhal in pretty wet conditions. We were on foot from Castlebay but there is good parking opposite the phonebox on the main road at Tangasdal. Waymarked walk over the dunes then coastline to Dun Ban. Easy going and lovely views.

By the time we got to the site it was chucking it down. We tried to find a bit of shelter behind the walls but it wasn’t great so it was soggy butties, a cup of tea did help a little.

Location is good on a rocky outcrop. It has some nice walls. I get a bit mixed up on the differences between forts, duns, brochs etc so didn’t quite know what I was looking at but nothing new there then.

It’s a fine walk and a worthwhile site to visit.

After a look around and a bite to eat we headed on up into the mist to climb Beinn Tangabhal.
thelonious Posted by thelonious
16th August 2017ce

Comments (2)

"Gave up waiting for the rain to pass, so off we went..."

I like that. The reality of visiting places in the UK.
17th August 2017ce
We wouldn't see much any other way would we :-) thelonious Posted by thelonious
17th August 2017ce
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