Biod an Athair and Dunvegan Head

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A rough moorland and clifftop walk around Dunvegan Head, with the highlight dramatic Biod an Athair, perhaps the most impressive perch amongst Skye's sea cliffs.


Pathless walk across rough, tough moorland

Public Transport

None to start.


End of minor road to Galtrigill. 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 Skills page for basic information on the essential skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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