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Swim out into one of Scotland's most stunning glens - Glen Affric. Immerse yourself in water and nature.

Drive into Glen Affric, and around halfway down the loch, use the Forestry Commission Loch (Beinn a'Mheadhain) carpark (charge). Enter the loch by the beach, beside carpark.

You are now amongst the pine and birch trees.

Set off from the small beach, a short swim towards either the islands or "nearly-islands" in front of you, escaping civilisation and resetting your clock. Look for the tree stumps long drowned when the hydro scheme (out of view) was created. Land on the islands and explore. In summer, sleep out on the sandy beach: try and evade the midge, collect blaeberries as a snack and listen as birds laugh overhead.

Once on the beach, out of sight of shore...feel free to skinny dip in peace.
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This is a crowd-sourced map. Abilities vary, and conditions change. Always assess risks for yourself before getting in.

Water level drops away quickly.

Many submerged tree stumps and roots.

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