THE HENLEY WHALERS - Participation in "Sail Caledonia" - The Great Glen, Scotland


Primarily "Pre-event" Material

Click here for Henley Whalers Sail Caledonia 2007 Pictures
Click here for Henley Whalers Sail Caledonia 2006 Pictures

Click here for the May/June 2004 report and picture gallery
The page below is the pre-event material,
(adapted from 2004 - Needs updating for 2008)
The Sail Caledonia website - Programme, Navigation, Safety, List of Entrants, Bulletin Board, Shore Events, Accommodation, Travel,Gallery, Links, & More

Getting there
Air - Gatwick/Heathrow/Luton/Stanstead to Glasgow/Edinburgh/Inverness - Ebookers - EasyJet - BA
Road - Henley to Fort William = 500 miles = 8hrs 29 minutes according to Multimap (Also try Whole route link may not work)
Coach -National Express - Citylink
- Seems not to be a good option. - TheTrainLine or Nationalrail - You MIGHT get a sleeper train for a really good price.
Visit transport - Loads of potentially useful links

Once you are there
Fort William - Local Tourism Information
Fort Augustus - Accommodation
Inverness - Local Tourism Information

Live pictures of the Glen area
Webcam of Ben Nevis
Webcam of Loch Ness

Caledonial Canal, Detailed OS-type Maps, Tourist info, etc.
Great Glen Walk & Great Glen Cycleway
Weather Forecasts
Fort Augustus
From Multimap = 5-day - From WeatherCoUk =10-day or detailed
Loch Ness area From WeatherOnline (link error?)
Inverness Statistics from WeatherCoUK
These three (C) copyright Kathy Mansfield 2002
Full sized copies available on request

Suggestions/Corrections welcome

Version 23/6/07

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