Scottish National Trail: Sandwood Bay to Cape Wrath

Climb away from the beach, then navigate a series of hills and gullies near the coast, boggy with no obvious path, and requiring water crossings, before concluding the Scottish National Trail at Cape Wrath Lighthouse.

Hiking Difficult

Distance
12 km
Ascent
463 m
Descent
432 m
Duration
3-4 hrs
Low Point
0 m
High Point
207 m
Gradient
Scottish National Trail: Sandwood Bay to Cape Wrath Map

Difficulty

Difficult

Hiking trails where obstacles such as rocks or roots are prevalent. Some obstacles can require care to step over or around. At times, the trail can be worn and eroded. The grade of the trail is generally quite steep, and can often lead to strenuous hiking.