Kintail and Lochalsh walks

Kintail map

Kintail and Lochalsh are amongst the most popular areas for walks in the Scottish Highlands.

Kintail itself is famed for its classic mountain ridge walks. The Five Sisters and the South Glen Shiel Ridge are particular favourites of Munro baggers, whilst The Saddle is one of the most magnificent mountains in all Scotland. Closer to Skye is the Lochalsh peninsula between the shores of Loch Duich and Loch Carron. This area offers varied walking with villages such as Plockton as well as the region's main town at Kyle of Lochalsh. Across the dramatic Mam Ratagan pass is the remote and secluded Glenelg peninsula, a tranquil and peaceful haven far from busy routes.

Our walks cater for all tastes from easy family rambles, through cross-country hikes to ascents of mighty Munro summits. The site also features an extensive accommodation directory, including hotels, self catering cottages, and hostels, as well as an online shop for local books and maps.

Map of Kintail region derived from SVG map of Scotland by Eric Gaba; licenced under CCSA.

Kyle of Lochalsh and Plockton Glen Shiel, Dornie and Cluanie Glenelg, Arnisdale Go to TORRIDON Go to TORRIDON Go to TORRIDON Go to LOCH NESS and GLEN AFFRIC Go to FORT WILLIAM

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Walking can be dangerous and is done entirely at your own risk. Information is provided free of charge; it is each walker's responsibility to check it and navigate using a map and compass.