Macleod's Maidens Trail, Isle of Skye

4.8
#7 of 9 in Trails in The Hebrides
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  • We were lucky to be able to go this way in brilliant sunshine (including sunburn!). With children and grandmothers took down and back a total of about 6 hours, which came before us but very entertaining. Very nice views and prospects. Quite challenging trail with uphill and downhill. For geocaching enthusiasts a rewarding route.
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  • The first mile or, possibly, two is on good vehicle track but the going gets rougher after that. It was very wet on the day I visited, and blowing a gale, so good wet-weather gear is a must. It is fiv...  more »
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  • It's a long walk across some boggy moorland and across various streams which are testing when there's been plenty of rain! But the reward at the very end is dramatic and spectacular in equal measure. Some lovely landscape there and back. We had the luck of seeing a stag but not quick enough to take a picture! Overall a long but rewarding hike.
  • A great, but long walk to take with the reward of seeing Macleods Maidens at the end. Chance to see great birdlife as well, with a good chance of seeing both Golden & Sea Eagles if you are fortunate. The walk is accessed via Orbost where there is a small area of free parking.
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