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hello...Loch Slapin – Views of Bla Bheinn and other Cuillin mountains
Last updated on January 17, 2017 By Claire, the Travel Planning Geek

Not highlighted in most Isle of Skye Maps, Loch Slapin is a peaceful and stunning loch on the road to Elgol. Several Cuillin Mountains surround it including the famous Bla Bheinn (Mount Blaven) at the transition from Red to Black Cuillin.

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INFO & PLANNING TIPS - Loch Slapin & Bla Bheinn
How to get to Loch Slappin
On Road B8083
1h drive from Portree
20min drive from Elgol
Visiting Loch Slapin and Bla Bheinn
The main settlement near Loch Slapin is Torrin
No facilities but a great place to stop to camp or picnic
For the more adventurous, it is the start of several great summit hikes
Loch Slapin is at one end of the Bla Bheinn (Baven) Hike
Loch Slapin
Loch Slapin is a sea loch South West of the Isle of Skye. It is roughly 6km long.

Where the road is close to its shore, its width vary from 500m to 1km.

Several peeks of the Cuillin Mountains fall directly into Loch Slapin creating a very scenic landscape.

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  • Copyright: dale rys (dale54) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1013 W: 0 N: 2270] (16423)
  • Genre: Lieux
  • Medium: Couleur
  • Date Taken: 2019-05-12
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposition: f/0.8, 1/256 secondes
  • Versions: version originale
  • Date Submitted: 2019-05-12 13:05
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