Waternish Head Circuit

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The Waternish Head circuit is a tough and challenging coast walk with excellent sea views. Note that the walk crosses croft land and the crofter has requested that dogs should be kept on a lead.

Terrain

Easy walking to Waternish Point; much tougher return walk across pathless ground with bogs, knee deep heather and some steep slopes, before the finish on minor roads.

Public Transport

None to start.

Start

Car park at Trumpan Church. Map and 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 Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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