Voyage deep into the natural wonder of Fingal's Cave

The full wonder of Fingal’s Cave has been captured by a sea kayaker in this remarkable video.

Nick Ray paddled from his home at Tobermory on the Isle of Mull to the Isle of Staffa last week, in a round trip of some 40 miles by sea.

Mr Ray and a friend journeyed on a “superb” summer’s day and enjoyed calm waters all the way.

The good conditions made it possible to paddle right into the cave.

Fingal's Cave on the Isle of Staffa. PIC: Luxpim/Flickr/CC

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Mr Ray said: “On this occasion, it was absolutely incredible because the water was so calm and I managed to get right into the cave. Normally there is a bit of a swell which can make it hard to reach, but not that day.

“Because of lockdown we had the place to ourselves, there was no other visitors there. It was amazing.”

Mr Ray, a former sea kayaking guide, is currently writing a book on how nature has helped him to overcome severe depression, a condition which left him hospitalised last year.

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“I very firmly believe in nature’s cure,” he added.

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