GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Duntulm Castle Walk

1 miles (1 km)

Visit the fascinating ruins of this 14th century coastal castle and enjoy wonderful views of Tulm Bay on this walk in Trotternish.
There is a parking area just off the A855 with a footpath leading to the castle ruins. The castle is surrounded by dramatic cliffs with wonderful views over Tulm Bay and Duntulm Bay. The ruins and surrounding scenery are quite striking and very photogenic.

Duntulm Castle OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Duntulm Castle Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

For a challenging climb on the island head to the Quiraing, the northernmost summit of theTrotternish. The hike is a favourite for many with some spectacular views to enjoy. The Old Man of Storr is another good option with some wonderful rock formations and views to enjoy.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Isle of Skye Walks page.

Photos

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Duntulm Castle

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The ruins of Duntulm Castle in Trotternish, with Tulm Island just offshore and the Outer Hebrides in the distance

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There is not much left of the ruins of the castle any more, but its defensive location remains impressive. Seen here from the path to Rubha Hunish, looking over the cleared village of Erisco.

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This shot was taken from the Duntulm Castle hotel

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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