Black Cuillin

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  • Address: Cuillin Mountain range, Scotland, Isle Of Skye, United Kingdom
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: View Point, Hiking Trail, Family And Kids, Rock Climbing, Nature

Located on the Isle of Skye, this rocky mountain is also known as the Black Cuillin with its highest point as Sgurr Alasdair at 3,255 ft (992 m). If you view the mountain from anywhere in Isle of Skye, it looks beautiful with its sharp peaks, which rise up from the flatness of the surrounding terrain. Further, they are considered to be most spectacular and challenging mountains in Britain. In order to reach the summit, you require scrambling or even rock-climbing. But, there are also several shorter walks that enable less experienced walkers. During your hike, you shall also come across Coire Lagan which is one of the most impressive corries in the Cuillin, a tiny loch ringed by gigantic rock peaks - an unforgettable place to visit.

Black Cuillin Travel Tips

  • If you don't want to tackle the Cuillin Mountains alone, you can hire a local guide to help you.

How to Reach Black Cuillin

The mountains can be approached from three sites:

  • From South by Foot or by Boat from Elgol; from the Sligachan Hotel to the north; or from Glen Brittle to the west of the mountains. 

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  • Black Cuillin Address: Cuillin Mountain range, Scotland, Isle Of Skye, United Kingdom
  • Black Cuillin Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Black Cuillin(preferred time): 07:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Black Cuillin: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 22.56% of people who visit Isle Of Skye include Black Cuillin in their plan

  • 26.53% of people start their Black Cuillin visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Black Cuillin

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Black Cuillin

People normally club together Fairy Pools and Isle Of Skye Marketplace while planning their visit to Black Cuillin.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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