Day Walks on the Isle of Skye

20 routes on the Winged Isle

Author: Helen & Paul Webster

Series title: Day Walks

Paperback publication date: 03 Mar 2022

Paperback ISBN: 9781839811517

Day Walks on the Isle of Skye by Helen and Paul Webster features 20 routes suitable for hillwalkers of all abilities. Together with stunning photography, each route features Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps, easy-to-follow directions, distance and navigation information, refreshment stops and local information.

Day Walks on the Isle of Skye features 20 routes between 3.4 and 14.5 miles (5.5km and 23.3km) in length, spread across the Isle of Skye with one walk on the neighbouring Isle of Raasay.

Researched and written by experienced and knowledgeable authors Helen and Paul Webster, founders of the Walkhighlands website, the walks explore the rugged mountains and wildlife-rich coastline of the islands.

The routes are split into four sections – Trotternish and the Braes; North-West Skye; Glen Brittle and Sligachan; and South Skye and the Isle of Raasay.

Together with stunning photography, each route features Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps, easy-to-follow directions, details of distance and navigation information, and refreshment stops and local information.

Helen and Paul Webster share a passion for walking and wild places. In 2003–2004 they undertook a life-changing 4,000-mile continuous backpacking trip across Europe. Following their return, they quit their careers to begin a new life evangelising for Scotland’s spectacular outdoors – especially the Highlands and Islands. Together they set up Walkhighlands, a free online guide and forum which has become the busiest walkers’ website in the UK. They have also written nineteen guidebooks to various areas of Scotland, including Scottish Island Bagging, and in 2018 Paul won the Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year competition. They live in the Cairngorms National Park.

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