The Old Man of Stoer and the point

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A visit to the Old Man of Stoer, a spectacular sea-stack. The walking is rough but the coastal scenery impressive; the return is over a low hill with fantastic views in clear weather. This is the best walk in Assynt for whale and dolphin spotting.

Terrain

Rough and wet walking along the coast, pathless at times. Return over the hill probably gives easier going. Care is needed by the cliff edges.

Public Transport

None

Hillwalking and stalking

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Start

Car park just short of the Stoer Lighthouse. Map and directions.

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