Photo By Peter Watts
Waterfall by Cnoc Slapin near Torrin
 

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Waterfall by Cnoc Slapin near Torrin - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

Panorama taken of a small waterfall by a relaxing stream hidden in a narrow gully near to Torrin in Skye. This was a fantastic place to have lunch.

Waterfall by Cnoc Slapin near Torrin - FURTHER INFORMATION

Waterfall by Cnoc Slapin near Torrin - Skye visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Waterfall by Cnoc Slapin near Torrin' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Highland.

A small stream runs beside Cnoc Slapin into Loch Slapin near to the small crofting hamlet of Torrin on the Strathaird Peninsula of Skye. The water is clear and cold, coming down from the red Cullin Hills behind Torrin. Near the bottom is this playful waterfall, ideal for a relaxing picnic in the sun.

Cnoc Slapin has a small, disused quarry on one side. From the top there are great views of Blaven (Blà Bheinn) (928m), Beinn Dearg (709m), Beinn Dearg Bheag (582m) and Beinn na Cro (572). Nearby attractions include the remains of Dun Beag broch, Camas Malag, an SSSI with a lovely coastal walk pass Dun Kearstach to Suisnish and Calman Cave.

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE

Torrin lies on the B8083 about 5 miles south of Broadford and 9 miles north of Elgol. Between Broadford and Torrin you will pass a chambered cairn, the ruins of Cill Chriosd church and Loch Cill Chriosd.



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