Loch na Davie circuit, Lochranza

A surprisingly rough and wild circuit through glens and over passes in the north of the island to reach remote Loch na Davie, reputedly the source of the purest water in Scotland.


Rough bouldery paths, very boggy in places. Starts and ends with a section of quiet road walking.

Public Transport

Bus to Lochranza

Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions and may not be suitable in winter. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.


Lochranza Hotel. Map and directions.

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