As short 8 mile trek round the Loch which was empty this morning it was a joy to walk off the main A9 road for the first time since leaving John o Groats now 79 miles approx behind me. Very flat for the first 4 miles and a steady climb over 3 miles and a descent in to the county town of Dornoch. A pleasant little town with not much retail therapy to be had. But a nice beach. A good long day rest in the sunshine. Feeling good feet fine. Stayed in a campsite got my washing done and a few supplies and enjoyed my afternoon.