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Old 07 June 2018, 02:46   #21
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MIdges swarm in Argyll http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotlan...-west-44389775
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Old 07 June 2018, 03:25   #22
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Old 07 June 2018, 03:28   #23
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In all seriousness, the best way to avoid the midges is to avoid the area between June & August. April/may is the best time on the west coast imo. The weather is usually better too.
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Hi When in france we used a suncream with insect repellant incorporated in it and found it to be good. It did 2 jobs for the price of 1. It worked for mossies but not sure about the local midge
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Old 07 June 2018, 07:23   #25
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Only thing that works for midges in my experience is a breeze! I live in Argyll and they are particularly appalling this year. Iíd recommend a midge net, thereís also massive horse flies on the Hebrides to watch out for!
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Old 07 June 2018, 16:25   #26
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It's possibly the only time that smoking is good for you.

How about a midge net? A few of the locals were using them when I was up that way last.
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midge net and a dry suit works well
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Well, I travelled up to Scotland, including the Kyle of Lochalsh, Uig, Stornaway, Tarbet, Leverburgh, North Uist and St. Kilda and I didnít get bitten once. Is this a record? Am I just lucky? AND, and I didnít use any of the vast (and very expensive) medical cabinet I took with me!

And I will be avoiding the Brandon Lodge on the way home Willk.
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Well, I travelled up to Scotland, including the Kyle of Lochalsh, Uig, Stornaway, Tarbet, Leverburgh, North Uist and St. Kilda and I didnít get bitten once. Is this a record? Am I just lucky? AND, and I didnít use any of the vast (and very expensive) medical cabinet I took with me!

And I will be avoiding the Brandon Lodge on the way home Willk.
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