Troup Head, near Pennan

The cliffs at Troup Head house mainland Scotland's only gannetry, with 1,500 pairs of these majestic birds. There are also puffins, guillemots and razorbills. This short but very dramatic walk visits the clifftops overlooking the gannets' nests.


Farm track then grassy clifftop path. Parts of the cliffs are unprotected so keep well back from the edge.

Public Transport

None to start.


RSPB car park accessed through Northfield Farm. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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