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The Cuillins must be world famous and when one sees them up close and personal, one realises why... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anthony L
Greater London, United Kingdom
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The cullin range is quite spectacular to view, the amazing formations of the range due to... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Barbara R
Rockingham, Australia
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The Black Cuillin are a world famous range of mountains on the Isle of Skye. Mainly composed of basalt and gabbro, it is from the dark colour of the gabbro that the Black Cuillin derives its name. The summits of the Cuillin are bare rock, jagged in...more
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 April 2013

These mountains rise 3000ft + straight up out of the sea.They look fantastic from most areas of Skye but from Elgol and Glen Brittle they are something else.Only a few summits are safely accessible to hillwalkers (Sgurr na Banachdich, Bruach na Frithe, Blaven and Sgurr...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2016

It was a fair old walk to reach the Cuillin and the assent was reasonably though going for someone unfit like me, however once at the summit it was spectacular!

1  Thank Leah Patricia G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cuillins must be world famous and when one sees them up close and personal, one realises why. They are simply spectacular.

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So emblematic of what I envisioned Scotland Highlands and the Isle of Skye to be about. Rugged yet absolutely beautiful mountains. Our weather was so bad that we didn't get to do much hiking, but we thoroughly enjoyed seeing the wonderful beauty of the Black...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2018

The cullin range is quite spectacular to view, the amazing formations of the range due to thousands of years of changes to the earth have provided us with a beautiful mountain range.

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Last year me and a couple of my cousins went to the Highlands a lovely charming and relaxing place to go and one of the places we had visited was The Isle of Skye and we had climbed Blaven or Bla Bleinn and we enjoyed...More

1  Thank ansellthomas3
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Only go when the weather is good as the boats may not operate. It was a rather long drive to the jetty but we did it and got on the boat / ferry. Saw the seals and black cullin mountains. Took a speed boat back...More

Thank happyyytraveller
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Word of warning, these hills aren’t suitable for wheelchairs. Very limited access. Skye needs to install a mountain railway like on Snowdon. Maybe put a cafeteria next to that pinnacle thing. Just an idea.

1  Thank Christian M
Reviewed 29 June 2018

The local authority needs to do something about the crowding on the scenic circuit route round the northeast section of the island before it is too late. We went in bad weather in early June and every car park and lay-by was filled beyond capacity....More

Thank KeaauFlyer
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Anyone wishing to complete a round of Munros has to tackle the 11 peaks on the Cuillin Ridge. You can get a nice view of the ridge from the main road, and even from Portree on a fine day, but for hillwalkers it is generally...More

1  Thank Alastair N
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome scenery which we viewed from Glen Brittle. We had a day of good weather with equivalent views and then the following day torrential rain with the cloud base at a few hundred feet obscuring everything. Irrespective, the remoteness of these mountains and the relatively...More

1  Thank 318tonyg318
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Vast stark mountains with a unique feel. Very dramatic and unmissable if you are in Skye. Roads are twisty and steep but fine if you are careful.

1  Thank MrsFaz74
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