Scalpay and Eilean Glas Lighthouse

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This circular route explores much of the island of Scalpay (Scalpaidh in Gaelic), now joined to Harris by a bridge, and visits the impressive Eilean Glas lighthouse.


Waymarked rough path, minor roads, very boggy with peat-hagged ground in places.

Public Transport

Bus from Tarbert to Scalpay.


Minor road, Scalpay. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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