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Highland Cross 2016

Highland Cross has been granted preliminary permission to stage next year’s event in Glen Affric on Saturday 18th June 2016 by both the National Trust for Scotland and The Forestry Commission. This will be the 34th staging of the event.

The route applied for once again starts at Morvich and follows the same route as the Affric Kintail Way until the end of Loch Affric where our participants will cross to the North of the river to Affric Quarry.

It is hoped that there will be approximately 750 participants taking part and raising funds for Highland Social and Medical charities. With the funds gathered in 2015 Highland Cross will have contributed over £4m to Highland charities since it inception – a wonderful testament to the power of the Highland Community.

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Bear Lost In Glen Affric!

One of our visitors to Glen Affric found this cute teddy bear in the car park at Loch Beinn a’ Mheadhain on Tuesday (27th).  Hopefully the owner will get in touch and we can arrange to have them re-united.

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Glenurquhart Highland Gathering and Games

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Orienteering – Glen Affric Update

Events will take place in Glen Affric on Friday 7th August (WOC) and Saturday 8th August (Scottish 6 Days).  Both events will have their HQ at Knockfin near Tomich on the outskirts of Glen Affric.

Traffic on the A831 will be much heavier than normal.  This also applies to the road between Cannich and Tomich (partially single track) so visitors are urged to take extra care on both these days. On Friday 8th Cannich Hall will be used for admin purposes by the organisers so we can expect the village to be very busy also.

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