Gigha south coast circular

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An exploration of the south west coast of Gigha where the walking is fairly tough - pathless in places and overgrown in summer - but the scenery out of this world. As well as stunning coast it also visits the standing stones of Bodach and Cailleach, the windfarm, the beach at Grob Bay, the spouting cave and south pier, before returning along the road past Achamore Gardens.

Terrain

Paths and farm tracks, pathless sections which can be very wet, minor road, one farm gate to be climbed.

Public Transport

Bus to Taylinoan; ferry to Gigha.

Start

Gigha ferry terminal. Open start point in Google Maps for 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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