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Guided Walks MAY 2016

Eagle Walk – North Harris Trust & RSPB Scotland

Every Wednesday (27April – 7th September) 10am-1.30pm

Meet: Bogha Glas car park (NB 186 115) Distance: 4.5 miles

Level: Grade B

A guided walk in search of Golden Eagles and Sea Eagles in the North Harris Hills.

RSPB Scotland and the North Harris Trust are working in partnership to provide an Eagle Walk every Wednesday from 27April right through to 7th September. The North Harris Hills hold one of the highest densities of golden eagles in Europe and the open landscape provides superb opportunities for viewing this iconic predator. There has been a 95% success rate of seeing eagles on previous eagle walks. The walks will be lead alternately by the North Harris Ranger Service and RSPB Scotland.

RSPB members , “Friends” & members of NHT and children go free

Non-members  – £5

For further information please contact Matt Watts, ranger@north-harris.org, 01859 502222, or Robin Reid, robin.reid@rspb.org.uk, 07920 587 321

Guided Walk- Sron Uladail

THURSDAY 5TH MAY 2016 10am- 4pm

MEET: Start of the track just off to the east of Amhuinnsuidhe (NB 052 077)

DISTANCE: 8.5 MILES

LEVEL: Grade C

A chance to visit Sron Uladail, the largest overhanging cliff in the UK. This awe inspiring cliff holds some of the hardest climbing routes in Scotland and was the location of ‘The Great Climb’- a live five hour climb broadcast on the BBC in August 2010. As well as spectacular scenery the area also offers great opportunities for seeing eagles, deer and moorland plants. Bring lunch.

Thursday 12th May 10am- 3pm

Guided Walk-  Molinginish

Meet: Lacasdail Lochs car park, 2 miles East of Tarbert, start of footpath (NB 184 004)

Distance: 6 miles

Level: Grade B

An opportunity to visit the remote village of Molinginish on the shore of Loch Trolamaraig. This is a sheltered sea loch with plenty of wildlife and a wealth of cultural heritage. Bring lunch.

Tuesday 19th May 11am- 3.30pm

Guided Walk Hushinish to Loch na Cleavaig

Meet: Hushinish car park, by the public toilets (NA 992 121)

Distance: 4 miles

Level: Grade B

This varied circular walk takes you across machair grassland, past white sand beaches, into the North Harris hills. A great walk for sea birds, cetaceans and occasionally sea eagles. The walk follows a rough coastal path with some steep sections. Bring lunch.

For further information on the above walks please contact the Ranger on 01859 502222 or ranger@north-harris.org

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