The Keen of Hamar, Unst

This circular route explores the Keen of Hamar National Nature Reserve - renowned for its rare flowers. It then climbs above the dramatic coastal cliffs before returning along the side of Balta Sound. A final road stretch passes a hotel and Unst's legendary furnished bus stop.


Straightforward pathless coastal walking, stiles, minor roads.

Public Transport

Bus to Baltasound.


Keen of Hamar car park near Littlehamar. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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