and the Isle of Scalpay are located to the east of Tarbet and is accessed by a spectacular bridge. The island relied on fishing for its existence and there is still and active fleet of small boats.
Scalpay has one of the earliest lighthouses in Scotland called Eilleen Ban and a walk has been created to view both it, and also the magnificent scenery and marine views.
Pick up the route information from the shop, or click here
The views over to the Cullins on Skye, out to the Shiant Isles and along the coast are spectacular from here. The total distance is about 13K and takes about four hours or so.
There is a lot of wildlife along the route and so allow time to stop and observe,
For a full history of the lighthouse click here