Elgol peninsula circuit

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This long circular walk gives wonderful views of the Cuillin and the islands of Rum, Eigg and Canna. It also visits the beautiful bay of Camasunary.


Mostl of the route is on clear paths, tracks and minor roads. Two short sections along the coast path are very exposed and slippery above a cliff edge, requiring great care; there have been several fatalities.

Public Transport

Bus from Broadford.


Parking area at foot of Am Mam track, Kilmarie. 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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