Macleod's Tables

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Macleod's Tables are two curious flat-topped hills prominent in views from many parts of Skye. Their ascent gives a straightforward but rough moorland walk.


Pathless rough moorland walking for the approaches; the Tables themselves have steep grassy slopes

Public Transport

None to start. Bus 56 to Glendale; ask to get off at Orbost road end, 3.5km from the start. Traveline Scotland.


Near bend in road to Orbost House. 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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