Bothy: Abyssinia

Grid Ref: LR56 NN 256 117

Location: Southwest Highlands & Islands

P Rowell

Bothy situated 4km up a private estate track. Vehicles are not allowed on this track; there is car parking available at Butterbridge at the start of the track.

There is a small multi fuel stove provided at this bothy. There is no fallen or suitable wood in the area to burn so all fuel must be carried in.

There are two main rooms and an inner porch. There are bunks for 8 people and a cooking area with a table and chairs in the main room.

Stalking takes place in the area; notices will be placed at the start of the track and in the bothy advising the areas and times.

There is a burn to cross on the final approach to the bothy. This will be difficult to cross when in spate.

Bothy Features

  • Multi-fuel stove
  • Sleeping platform

Bothy Gallery

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Bothy Map


Bothies in the Southwest Highlands & Islands

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