Iona: the south end


Iona is perhaps the most celebrated of Scotland's smaller islands, its famous Abbey drawing thousands of visitors. This walk explores the less frequented southern end of the island, passing fine beaches en route to the bay where St Columba first landed on the island.

Grade (key)

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Bog Factor (key)

  • 4.5/5



Tarmac to the golf course, then somewhat boggy path over the moorland and down to the bay.

Public Transport

Bus to Fionnphort from Bunnesan; ferry from Fionnphort to Iona.


Iona ferry jetty. Open in Google Maps.

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