4.6 of 5 (1 vote)

The Ringing Stone on Tiree

A moderate walk (countryside) in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, about 12.10km (7.52 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 3:30h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 30m (98ft)
Loss 22m (72ft)
Max. Elevation 20m (65ft)
Elevation (total) 52m (170ft)
Start & End
Scarinish, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Distance 12.10km
(7.52mi)
Duration ~3:30h
Difficulty  
Moderate
Ordnance Survey Map
Created by Anonymous Walker on 25 Aug 2017
You can't go far wrong with a trip to Tiree. Flat, stunning and easily reached by ferry from the mainland, there are options for walking in all corners. This route takes you from the main town to the famous Ringing Stone on the north shore. For more info about a visit, try: www.isleoftiree.com

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Waypoints

OS Grid NM049458
From the pier, follow the road inland then turn right when you reach the junction.
OS Grid NM041449
Continue along the road as it follows the bay.
About 1.19 km (~0.74 miles) from
OS Grid NM035460
At the bay, head inland past the houses. Continue along the footpath at the end.
About 1.25 km (~0.78 miles) from
OS Grid NM032470
Continue past Loch Riaghain, one of the larger ones of the island.
About 1.02 km (~0.63 miles) from
OS Grid NM022483
Continue to the north shore of the island, then head east.
About 1.65 km (~1.03 miles) from
OS Grid NM027487
Continue to this large boulder balanced on the granite. Want to know how it got its name? Give it a whack.
About 0.64 km (~0.4 miles) from
OS Grid NM035488
Continue by Loch Dubh, either along the coast or inland.
About 0.85 km (~0.53 miles) from
OS Grid NM045485
Join the road near Vaul Bay and return to the south side of the island.
About 1.08 km (~0.67 miles) from
OS Grid NM053475
Return to Gott Bay, where you can follow the road round or dip your toes into the sea.
About 1.28 km (~0.8 miles) from
OS Grid NM042450
Finish up in Scaranish, the largest settlement on Tiree.
About 2.71 km (~1.68 miles) from

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