Who owns the Assynt Estate?

Who owns the Assynt Estate?

Edmund Vestey and family & trusts
Assynt Estates

Estate Assynt Estates
Owner Edmund Vestey and family & trusts
Owner Address per the Factor Assynt Estate Office LOCHINVER IV27 4JY
Property Address
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Is Assynt in Sutherland?

Assynt (Scottish Gaelic: Asainn [ˈas̪ɪɲ] or Asainte [ˈas̪ɪɲtʲə]) is a sparsely populated area in the south-west of Sutherland, lying north of Ullapool on the west coast of Scotland.

How do you climb Quinag?

To reach Sail Gharbh, back-track to the cairn where you previously turned left. Continue to the summit, which is the highest peak of Quinag. Follow the same route back down initially, then take the path to the left (marked by a cairn). The ascent is fairly steep until reaching the flatter moorland.

What does the John Muir Trust do?

The John Muir Trust is a community focused conservation charity dedicated to the experience, protection and repair of wild places across the UK. Founded in 1983, we care for some of the finest wild places in the UK, including Ben Nevis, Helvellyn and Sandwood Bay.

Who owns the land in Assynt?

The Assynt Crofters’ Trust is the owner of the North Assynt Estate which consists of some 21,000 acres and includes the Townships of Torbreck, Achmelvich (part), Clachtoll, Stoer, Balchladich, Clashmore/Raffin, Culkein Stoer, Achnacharnin, Clashnessie, Culkein Drumbeg, Drumbeg and Nedd.

Is suilven A Munro?

Case in point is the Scottish peak of Suilven. At 731m, some 200m shy of the coveted Munro status, it’s small by mountain standards north of the border. Yet, certainly from most vantage points, it looks impossibly steep – Suilven means ‘pillar’ in Old Norse, a name bestowed to the peak by the sea-fearing Vikings.

Is Quinag A Munro?

Quinag (Scottish Gaelic: A’ Chuineag) is an 808 m high mountain range in Sutherland in the Scottish Highlands, with an undulating series of peaks along its Y-shaped crest. The name Quinag is an anglicisation of the Gaelic name Cuinneag, a milk pail, reflecting its distinctive shape….

Topo map OS Landranger 15

Is Cul Mor A Munro?

These hills stand isolated above the peat land and lochans and although none of them reach Munro height, they all have very individual character….Main route summary.

Munros Cul Beag (769m) Cul Mor (849m)
Start/finish Loch Lurgainn (grid ref : NC127089)

How much land does the John Muir Trust own?

The John Muir Trust owns and manages around 25,000 hectares – 250 square kilometres – of mainly wild and rugged land in Scotland, including some of our most spectacular hills and mountains such as Ben Nevis; Schiehallion; Bla Bheinn, Glamaig, and Marsco on Skye; Ladhar Bheinn in Knoydart, and Quinag in Assynt.

Who set up the John Muir Trust?

The John Muir Trust was founded in 1983 by Denis Mollison, Nicholas Luard, Nigel Hawkins and Chris Brasher.

Where is Assint?

North Western Scotland
Assynt is situated in North Western Scotland and is approximately 15 miles north of Ullapool. The Community Council area boundary is based on the old boundary of the Parish of Assynt. The area is characterised by disparate populations, many distributed along the coast.

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