Rubha Hunish, Isle of Skye

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At the northernmost point of the Isle of Skye, Rubha Hunish offers unparalleled bird and marine mammal viewing. As you walk, keep your eyes peeled for dolphins, whales, and a variety of seabirds, including black guillemots, gannets, fulmars, red-legged cormorants, puffins, and razorbills. Put Rubha Hunish into our Isle of Skye travel tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • August 8, 2017
    A breathtakingly beautiful place, located in the extreme north-west of Scotland. If you ever go to the lands of Sir Sean Connery, don't just stay in Edinburgh or another major city, seen here, is far but I assure you that it is worth hiking like it or not. You'll be surrounded by / of unique landscapes that you will hardly forget. To get to the cabin from the parking area, you must cross a (not very difficult) path in which the only requirement to get is to have an acceptable footwear and being able to walk. The trail, come a time disappears and you keep walking on their own, but worth it. It is not suitable for sybarites, don't expect great amenities, are 4 walls and a roof, you don't need more. You get a blanket or sleeping bag and go. If you get and you wake up just before the Sunrise, you can see whales clearly, passing very close to the cliff where the cabin is situated. * Tip: I went with two friends after spending the day traveling and seeing the island, we arrived at dusk and already had enough... total people, that night we were 9 people in a cabin that is enabled for 4, so we recommend you to be there early to get the best places. PD. In the cabin there is a shovel... you will know that it is there when you arrive. PostPostdata. Does not much coverage what if a serial killer will need it quite painful.
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  • August 3, 2017
    We visited this northern tip of Skye after reading about the coastguard's hut, a bothy which walkers can stay in overnight, in The Guardian. The walk from the nearest car park is quite a distance but ...  more »
  • September 13, 2016
    Take a bulging pack pack with drinks and sarnies. You will want to take your time sitting in the old coastguard lookout, now called a bothie. The views are simply stunning. Sadly this was probably the...  more »

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