This classic Isle of Skye circular hike climbs to the Quiraing in the northern part of the island. The Quiraing is notable as the northernmost summit of the Trotternish on the island. The views from this distinctive landscape are simply stunning making it a walking highlight of the country.
The route runs for about 4 miles so the time to walk it all should take between 2-4 hours depending on your experience level. You can start the walk from The Quiraing Car Park located at a postcode of IV51 9LB for your sat navs. Then follow the trails north east to visit the Prison and the Needle before looping around to complete the circuit.
Quiraing Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Quiraing Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Quiraing OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Quiraing Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
For another fine climb on the island head to the wonderful Old Man of Storr. The delightful Fairy Pools and Fairy Glen are other less strenuous but worthy walks on the island.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Isle of Skye Walks page.