Kilt Rock

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  • Address: Isle of Skye, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Geological Formation, View Point, Hiking Trail, Family And Kids, Nature

Kilt Rock is a renowned sea cliff in north east Trotternish. The cliff has been named so as it resembles a kilt, with vertical basalt columns to form the pleats and intruded sills of dolerite forming the pattern. In order to see the waterfall, you will have to look north up the coast. Kilt Rock is a popular viewpoint; looking to the west, the visitor can also enjoy views across the Sound of the Isle of Rona and of Wester Ross. The Waterfall plunges about 100m over a sheer basalt cliff straight into the sea on the Trotternish Peninsula of Skye. On clear days it is also possible to see the Isle of Lewis and parts of the mainland of Scotland.

Kilt Rock Travel Tips

  • Lives have been lost here. Today, the cliff edge is pretty well fenced, but do take particular care and keep to the designated viewpoint.

How to Reach Kilt Rock

  • Buses from Somerled Square, Portree.

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  • Kilt Rock Address: Isle of Skye, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Kilt Rock Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Kilt Rock(preferred time): 07:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Kilt Rock: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 41.74% of people who visit Isle Of Skye include Kilt Rock in their plan

  • 46.43% of people start their Kilt Rock visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Kilt Rock

Monday, Tuesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kilt Rock

People normally club together Staffin Beach and The Storr while planning their visit to Kilt Rock.

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

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