The last loch: a swimmer's Hebridean odyssey

The islands of the Outer Hebrides are renowned for their wild, dramatic beauty. On the Isle of Harris, one spot in particular has seized Mure Dickie's imagination ever since he heard of it. Travelling by plane, ferry and automobile, the FT's Scotland correspondent goes on a personal quest to fulfil a long-held, and some would say crazy, ambition.

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