Ben Tianavaig, Braes

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Ben Tianavaig makes a fantastic short hillwalk, with a beautiful coastal position, a dramatic escarpment and fabulous views.


Sheep-paths throughout; first section on open hill is indistinct and can be wet, but otherwise the going is excellent.

Public Transport

None to start. Bus 59 from Portree: get off at the Camastianavaig road end, 1km from start. Traveline Scotland.


Parking beside the bay at Camastianavaig. Map and directions.

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. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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