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Trotternish Ridge

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Ranked #14 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Type: Geologic Formations
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Phoenix, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We spent a magical day touring the Trotternish Peninsula, and were lucky that the weather was absolutely gorgeous. I got some amazing photos that day, from the Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock, Quiraing, the Crofting Museum. We had a beautiful picnic with fabulous views at the Quiraing, and I only wished I had the entire day to spend hiking... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is a fascinating area for walking expeditions provided the weather is suitable. We recently spent a holiday week based in the Kilmaluag area of north-east Skye. This gave us the opportunity to explore various parts of the Trotternish peninsular and the Trotternish Ridge. It is all very lovely but, if time is short, I think The Quiraing and The... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This is a stunningly beautiful area of Skye and I can't imagine having come to Scotland and missed it. The natural beauty is equal to Hawaii, New Zealand, and other unspoiled areas in the world that you know are unique to that area and something you will remember forever. The self guided driving tour around the peninsula listed in the... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
32 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The start of this walk is on an isolated back road in the north of Skye, where there is a size able car park. Coaches stop here to allow tourists to take photographs from the immediate vicinity. However, a couple of hours walking rewards you with some dramatic views of the needle outcrops and the Table feature; a flat-topped peak... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Do the loop from Portree with a quick hop over for a walk in the Quiraing. Grab a map that details all of the incredible stops along the way. This area is breathtaking! And this review is coming from someone who has been to all of the National Parks in the US! You will love it!

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Barrie, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

This is a driving tour with stops along the way to stretch your legs and take in easy to find views and is ever so pleasant. It's beautiful and makes a perfect day's itinerary. It was our favorite day of our weeks stay on Skye. The old Man of Storr ( a strenuous hike), Lealt Falls, Mealt falls and Kilt... More

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Austin, Texas
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17 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

The Trotternish peninsula on the north end of Skye is one of its most well-known tourist attractions, and with good reason, but that does mean some crowds during tourist season. Part of the road is single-track. Start the loop from Portree so that the scenic highlights are in front of you. You will soon see the Old Man of Storr,... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Driving the Trotternish Peninsula was one of the highlights of our trip to Scotland. The scenery and short hikes were amazing, and the views are spectacular.

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Bolton, Lancashire, England
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

In other reviews, I make no secret of my love of the Island of Skye. But while many visitors like the majestic ruggedness of the Cullin Mountains in the south of the Island, I prefer the largely grassy but no less majestic aspects of this 16 mile series of mountains and peaks. I am 70 and still hang glide this... More

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172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

The coastal road which winds north from Portree below the 30km Trotternish ridge (poss. translation Thrond’s Headland) is one of the most beautiful drives anywhere. The ridge itself offers one of the finest walks in the UK. Within 6 miles the first stunning view of the highest point, The Storr (719m) comes into view beyond Loch Fada. It's one of... More

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