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Torr Gauscavaig

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Panorama taken from the top of Torr Gauscavaig on the Sleat Peninsula in Skye. Just below is Loch Gauscavaig. From here are stunning views over to Strathaird and the Black Cullin Hills, forming a jagged skyline in the distance. This picture was taken in quickly changing weather conditions.


Torr Gauscavaig - Skye visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Torr Gauscavaig' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Highland.

Torr Gauscavaig is a small hill on the road between Tarskavaig , Tokavaig and Ord on the western side of the Sleat Peninsula on Skye. The Gaelic name is Torr Ghabhsgabhaig, and it rises to a height of 92m with fantastic views of the surrounding area. Next to the hillock is Loch Gauscavaig (Loch Ghabhsgabhaig).

The Torr offers one of the most stunning panoramic viewpoints on Sleat, looking down out over Tarskavaig Point and the Isle of Rum. It also boasts some of the best views of the Cuillin Hills on Skye.


Ferry: From Mallaig on Scottish mainland to Aramadale.
Road: Head north from Aramadale (south from Broadford) along the A851 to Ostaig . Then take the narrow track over the Sleat Peninsula to Tarskavaig. Torr Gauscavaig is about 1 mile north of the village. Limited parking at the base of the hill.

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