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Pleasant walk but missed the Eagles

Parked at the bridge, paid a donation and proceeded to walk the 1.8 miles to the hide. Walk was... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Turkishdelight97
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Stourport-on-Severn, United Kingdom
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Nice walk - shame about the eagles

We visited on an overcast day and the cloud base was quite low. If there were any eagles about they... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Peeceecee
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Skipton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Parked car at bridge and walked the 2 miles to the Eagle Observatory. Day was overcast and at times drizzly so cloud base was quite low, saw no eagles but there was someone on hand at the hide to give us some useful information about...More

1  Thank DavidWestwood
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Parked at the bridge, paid a donation and proceeded to walk the 1.8 miles to the hide. Walk was straight forward along a gravel path through the valley and took us 45 mins going and a more spritely 30 mins on the return as it...More

1  Thank Turkishdelight97
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Eagles are viciously territorial therefore you are unlikely to see more than one eagle at a time - if you are lucky, the two adults if very lucky and possibly three if the chick hatches successfully. Other eagles including immature eagles will be "seen off"...More

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We visited on an overcast day and the cloud base was quite low. If there were any eagles about they were not flying low enough to emerge from the cloud base. Fortunately we were lucky enough to see one eagle soaring over the loch during...More

1  Thank Peeceecee
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Simple, reasonably flat walk in to the valley, quite short only took around 30 mins so nice to get out of the car after the journey down from Lewis. We were very fortunate to see the eagles but looking at the visitor book they are...More

Thank joyesinclair
Reviewed 30 May 2018

It was an easy walk from the car park to the hide, following the gravel path. It took us about 45 minutes one way to get there (we were not fast hikers). Do bring lots of water if going on a hot day as there...More

Thank kartoeffelchen
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We only had three days on Harris and it was quite late in the day when we stopped at the parking area to walk to the observatory. It said 2 kms but I would say it was at least 2 miles.It didn't matter the weather...More

Thank 57dotty
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

This is a straightforward 2k walk across a dramatic and fairly bleak landscape from the car park on the road to Hushinish. Alternatively, you can walk from the main road south just above Ardvourlie but it is a much longer walk. The hide is quite...More

Thank halesbernicecrystal
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Arrived about early pm Pleasant walk it's about 30 min walk to the hide at a steady pace so not that far but the scenery makes it a very enjoyable walk through the glen path is well maintained. We spotted one eagle from the hide,...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 8 September 2017

A very long walk , probably two miles from parking spot rather that the 2 Kms as stated on sign post. A very beautiful walk in this wild valley . Sadly didn't see any eagles and neither had the people who had been there for...More

Thank Liz R
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