Date: Friday 8th September 2017
Friday of our Harris week – fairly patchy weather, although you’d have to work hard not to appreciate Harris.
There are some great walks on Harris and with the hill forecast not being stellar we decided to head to the south of the island.
Parked up at Northton. The forecast suggested it might improve so we headed out to walk round Toe Head anticlockwise, coming back over Ceapabhal.
We wended our way round the peninsula, the walking is a little rough here and there, but there are always seabirds and vistas to distract. Saw a couple of Golden Eagles soaring at a distance at one point.
The day remained rather grey as we headed round to Toe Head itself, where we sat and had lunch. Any number of tent pitches round here – always something we’re on the lookout for.
Our first visit here was blue skies and excellent air clarity – none of the subsequent visits have matched it, but the hill remains a favourite.
…and then back past Rubh an Teampaill to return to the car. Beautiful coastline.
A fine wee walk, I’d do it year round if it wasn’t for the commute.