The Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye

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Hike through the rolling green hills of the Isle of Skye to The Old Man of Storr. This famous cluster of rock formations makes up the eastern-facing slope of the Isle, providing sensational views of the coastline. Trek the 8 km (5 mi) long loop up and down the cliffside while enjoying views of the scenic Sound of Raasay. Wear sturdy hiking shoes, as the climb can be steep and rocky in some places. To visit The Old Man of Storr on your holiday in Isle of Skye, and find out what else Isle of Skye has to offer, use our Isle of Skye vacation planner.
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  • August 21, 2017
    I abandoned any attempt to do this walk due to the amount of sandflies. As soon as I stopped to take a photo they swarmed about me to the extent that when breathing I was swallowing them. View was goo...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    Yes you can climb because the weather's nice, worth, the views are sensational! The place is very nice
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  • August 20, 2017
    We climbed the Old Man of Storr even though the weather was bad - rain and wind. Loads of other people there of all ages and ability. Car park was full. People parking on the road. Worth doing because...  more »

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