Eilean Glas Lighthouse, Scalpay


Route: Scalpay and Eilean Glas Lighthouse

Area: Outer Hebrides, Isle of Scalpay

Date of walk: 9th March 2024

Walkers: Andrew and Gilly

Distance: 6.7 miles

Ascent: 500 feet

Weather: Sunny, exceptionally windy

The Isle of Scalpay is a small island with a population of around 300. Access to the island was formerly by ferry, but it is now connected to Harris via a bridge built in 1997

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