Walk 1165

The Quirang, Isle of Skye

County/Area - Highland

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Ascent - 430 feet / 130 metres

Grade - easy

The Quirang on the eastern side of the Isle of Skye is the objective of this short walk. The highlight is the interesting rock architecture and the views, which on a good day are exceptional.

Walk Description

Map showing start

Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series. Note If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

- OS Explorer - Sheet 408 BUY MAP

- OS Landranger - Sheet 23 BUY MAP

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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Accommodation Nearby

Sonas Cottage
Isle of Harris
29.9 miles / 47.8 km away

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