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Just a few minutes up the footpath from the harbour and you're in another world: a peaceful glen... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Gillian D
Walking with the dogs

A wonderful walk, a bit wet and boggy in places but such beautiful views that if you can you... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Henriette88
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

Just a few minutes up the footpath from the harbour and you're in another world: a peaceful glen with lots of birdlife and a rushing burn. After a short climb you come to wonderful views out over Eigg, Rum and Skye. There's a wooden bench...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful walk, a bit wet and boggy in places but such beautiful views that if you can you should. The dogs had a ball. 🐕 🐶 ⛰

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely walk. Only takes about an hour, but longer if you stop to take in the scenery. Recommend wearing walking boots or a sturdy pair of shoes. There is a path but it is a bit muddy and rough under foot. Definitely a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank David R
Reviewed August 19, 2018

A short walk from Mallaig station, but you get away from the tourist rush in "metropolitan Mallaig" :-) - nice view over town, and weather permitting Skye, Eigg and Rum.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank AndersBB
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Off the beaten track. Great views. Quiet and peaceful. Not difficult. Took an hour. Do it. You will not regret it. Don’t need walking boots.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank gismothecat
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We had a morning to spend at Mallaig before boarding the Jacobite train back to Fort William. we had great weather, and a wonderful walk that gave us a sense of the moor. Very peaceful, and away from the maddening crowds.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Maxinejoyce
Reviewed June 23, 2018

The Circular Walk is a great way to get out and explore the town. We enjoyed the walk and the view from the top. We asked for directions from a local and they easily pointed out the start of the walk - from there we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

This was a lovely walk. Yes it's steep the first part of the walk but take it slowly and you'll be fine. The only scary part of the walk was having to walk along the road on the way back. We saw all sorts of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Jen78703
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Great walk, well maintained!! I am not a hill walker as I have a balance problem, but I managed this quite easily. Like with all walks though, better when it's dry!! It's stunning once you get into the glen - so quiet and picturesque. I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank htravel527
Reviewed October 28, 2017

This was a well signposted walk up over the top of the hill. It wasn't far but we did have a train to catch. A hilly walk but good footing. I am not a great walker but to heart problems but the was very doable....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Dreamwood3
North Pole, Alaska
What can we do with our Luggage while in Maillag? (2 Replies)
Two adult Americans traveling through Scotland via train, bus, ferry, and whatnot. We are spending a couple of days on the Isle of Skye in Broadford and will be taking a bus to Armadale to catch the ferry to Maillag where we will get the train to Glasgow. After doing some research I found that because of tidal schedules we will need to take the 12pm ferry to Maillag to catch the 4pm train to Glasgow. We will have 3.5 hrs in Maillag and traveling with luggage as this will be the end of our...More
April 05, 2017|
Response frommadscotsman115|
Mallaig is tiny! The Station is tiny! Bus Terminal??? So sorry, unless you can find a sympathetic Bar or Restaurant owner to look after your luggage ( not likely in these heightened times we live in) then there is nowhere to leave your luggage!