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Great view! (When clear!)

Easy walk up as as you follow a narrow road to tell top. Ignore the signs saying stay out, as the... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2016
shonagh b
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linlithgow
Gorgeous!

If you want beautiful views over the island, this is a good place to start. I would say however... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2015
Rose Y
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Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Any elevated position on Tiree affords spectacular views across the island and beyond. My choice however would always be Ben Hough. The view from the top... out to Skerryvore Lighthouse, West to Mingulay... the Paps of Jura.... the Cuillins , Skye. Definitely worth the extra...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We walked up the road having parked just before the turning to west hynish. Steep but exhilarating particularly in high winds ..... You can't go into the golf ball however at the top the views extend over the whole island... we couldn't workout another trail...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Leaving the car at the bottom of the road for a pleasant evening walk was well worth the effort! Great views from the top at the Rada Station and as the sun was setting it was really more impressive!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank tyersjean93
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Easy walk up as as you follow a narrow road to tell top. Ignore the signs saying stay out, as the locals tell you too! Looks like a great big golf ball so lots of lags can be had posting photos with captions! Great views...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank shonagh b
Reviewed 4 July 2016

A service road (not for unauthorised access by cars) means an easy if steep walk up to the top of this lovely little peak. As you ascend the steep road, the island starts to unfurl around you. By the time you are at the top,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank SwordMaiden
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Its a hill on the marvelous island of Tiree and it has stunning views over the whole island . Great for a walk and a rewarding finish.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank KrisMIlne
Reviewed 7 June 2016

You can drive to the top, or near enough. The views across the island are simply stunning. I wish I could find my photos of snow scattering the hills and summit - an extremely rare sight on Tiree. It a good solid walk up but...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Geo1965
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

If you want beautiful views over the island, this is a good place to start. I would say however that going all the way up to the top isn't really necessary if you're just looking for a nice view as the shape of the hill...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Rose Y
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

This is well worth a visit for the views of this gorgeous island. There is a tarmac path all the way to the top which you can either walk or cycle up - I'd recommend a bike but it's a steep climb in places! There...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Stuart P
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Visible from the glorious Balephuil Bay nearby (and most other parts of the island) the Radar Station sits on top of Ben Hynish, at 462 feet (141metres), the highest point on Tiree. It monitors trans Atlantic flights for the Civil Aviation Authority and as expected...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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