Storr to Portree coast

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An unpromising start across rough moorland soon leads to a fabulous parade along the top of dramatic coastal cliffs. Superb views.


Pathless, boggy and rough for the first three km; excellent cliff-top walking follows but with some steep ground.

Public Transport

This is a linear walk from the Storr Lochs dam to Portree. Bus 57 from Portree, get off at end of Storr hydro road at bus shelter. Walk down this road 0.5km to walk start.


Parking area just before the Storr Lochs dam, at the Storr Lochs fishing hut on the Scottish Hydro Road. 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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