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Beinn Eighe: The Mountain Above the Wood

The Story of the First Fifty Years of Britain"s First National Nature Reserve

by J. Laughton Johnston

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Published by Birlinn Publishers .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Conservation of the environment,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • The countryside, country life,
  • Natural Resources,
  • General,
  • Nature,
  • History - General History,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Northern Scotland, Highlands & Islands,
  • Scotland,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Mountains,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages1
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8920636M
    ISBN 101841581933
    ISBN 109781841581934

      A crash course on why lichens are stunning, made all the more pleasant by the fact that Beinn Eighe is arguably amongst the most dramatic locations in which to enjoy them. Photo credits: Images courtesy of Sandy Coppins and David Genney. Image one = Fish bones and Apricot jam-tarts by David Genney; Mountain Worms by Alison Averis.   The mountain range above the woodland was added during the purchase and boasts six peaks of Munro status (peaks over 3, ft.). There’s a feeling as you drive through Wester Ross around Beinn Eighe and Loch Maree that this area could one day become a national park.

    About half a mile northwest of Kinlochewe on the A, is the Beinn Eighe Visitor Centre, which has information on the flora and fauna in the reserve and sells pamphlets on the trails described that camping is restricted to the official campsite at Taagan Farm (see 'Sleeping' above). The mountain and woodland trails both start and end in the car park at the side of Loch Maree, about. User Review - Flag as inappropriate This is an excellent book, which describes the area and mountains we know as Torridon. The vividness of the writing, takes you into the heart of this beautiful mountain coastal area, along with the moods of the seasons and weather. It describes the people, and pastiche of this wonderful countryside, so well it leaves one glowing with warmth and s: 1.

    Beinn Eighe is a complex mountain massif in the Torridon area of Wester Ross in the Highlands of Scotland. Lying to the south of Loch Maree, it forms a long ridge with many spurs and summits, two of which are classified as Munros. The name Beinn Eighe . Beinn Eighe at 1,m is the easternmost of the Torridon mountain range and has many fine features including the Triple Buttress forming the head of one of Scotland's finest corries. This mountain is one of the most photographed in the country and has a wide well defined stony ridge.


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Laughton Johnston (Author), Dick Balhany (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 5/5(1). Beinn Eighe: The mountain above the wood: the story of the first fifty years of Britain's first National Nature Reserve [Johnston, J. L] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Beinn Eighe: The mountain above the wood: the story of the first fifty years of Britain's first National Nature Reserve5/5(1). Synopsis InBeinn Eighe celebrates 50 years as Britain's first national nature reserve. Intertwined with the history of the reserve, which features a host of colourful characters dedicated to the conservation of the mountain, is the story of nature conservation in Britain and of the growth of public awareness in this area over the Range: £ - £ About this book The Beinn Eighe reserve in NW Scotland is a spectacular remnant of the great Caledonian forest and was the first UK National Nature Reserve.

This is both a colourful history of the reserve, with lessons for the wider conservation world, and an absorbing celebration of a unique area.

Synopsis InBeinn Eighe celebrates 50 years as Britain's first national nature reserve. Intertwined with the history of the reserve, which features a host of colourful characters dedicated to the conservation of the mountain, is the story of nature conservation in Britain and of the growth of public awareness in this area over the s: 1.

As Laughton Johnston and Balharry tell it in their book about the history of the woods (Beinn Eighe: The Mountain above the Wood, published by SNH, ) the Forestry Commission wanted to replant immediately, whilst ecologists were split between those who wanted to leave completely alone and survey, and those who feared that doing only that would lead to further loss of woodland in the.

Beinn Eighe is the Uk’s oldest National Nature Reserve (established in ), and also one of the largest with almost 48 square kilometres.

The reserve stretches from the loch-side of Loch Maree to mountain top, and was set up to protect the largest remnant of ancient Scots pinewood in. Mountain Trail, Beinn Eighe NNR. Hear pronunciation Press to hear pronunciation. Billed as Britains only waymarked mountain walk, this superlative walk is one of a kind.

The spectacular path climbs very steeply through a wide range of habitats from magnificent ancient pinewoods up onto a bare, ice-scraped plateau of quartzite rocks. Beinn Eighe is a complex mountain massif in the Torridon area of Wester Ross in the Highlands of to the south of Loch Maree, it forms a long ridge with many spurs and summits, two of which are classified as name Beinn Eighe comes from the Scottish Gaelic meaning File Mountain.

Unlike most other hills in the area it has a cap of Cambrian basal quartzite which gives the. You can also take a look at Beinn Eighe: the Saw-Toothed Mountain, Dick Balbarry and J Laughton’s book outlining the rich history of the slopes you’ve just climbed.

• Check weather. For visitors. Visit Beinn Eighe is a good introduction to the reserve. Visitor centre. Open March to October: 10am to 5pm. Entry is free. Learn the story of the reserve through panoramic displays, excellent photography and information boards.

At its heart is the Beinn Eighe ridge – a cluster of rugged peaks, ridges and scree slopes between Loch Maree and Glen Torridon. The lower slopes are home to remnants of ancient Caledonian pine forest, with its very old ‘granny pines’.

More fragments can be found on more than 60 islands scattered across Loch Maree. InBeinn Eighe celebrates 50 years as Britain's first national nature reserve. Intertwined with the history of the reserve, which features a host of colourful characters dedicated to the conservation of the mountain, is the story of nature conservation in Britain and.

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Visitors to your site will appreciate you. Beinn Alligin’s Munro summits stand above sandstone terraces on the south and gentle grassy slopes on the north.

The mountain is split by the Eag Dhubh, a deep gash on the south face of Sgurr Mor, where on the slopes below, it is said to have provided the.

Unlike Beinn Eighe’s other corries, Coire Mhic Fhearchair (the corrie of the son of Farquhar, (Try corrie vic feracher, with the ch harsh, as in loch).) doesn’t feel as though it’s shut into the mountain and despite its north-facing aspect its open nature attracts a fair amount of sunlight, especially on a summer evening, more often than.

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D-BSSE: Biosystems Science and Engineering.found: Scotsman WWW site, (Dr Richard Balharry MBE, conservationist; born: 3 September,in Muirhhead of Liff, Dundee; died: 22 April,in Newtonmore, aged 77; Dick Balharry; moved into the field of conservation when he was appointed warden on Beinn Eighe in Wester Ross inthe UK's first National Nature Reserve; numerous papers, publications and books .Beinn Eighe, Taymouth Marina is located in Kenmore, a few steps from The Scottish Crannog Centre, in an area where hiking can be enjoyed.

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