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Kilt Rock

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Visit these sea-weathered basalt columns, where the colours of the rocks might even appear to be tartan.

Even the landscapes of Scotland follow traditional fashion. Indeed, the 90 metre Kilt Rock on the Trotternish Peninsula does look strikingly similar to a pleated kilt. Composed of sea-weathered basalt columns, the colours of the rocks might even appear to be tartan. And just as a man with a kilt might blow the bagpipes, this landscape makes some unusual music of its own; when strong winds blow many visitors have reported a haunting, beautiful sound. One might think there’s fairy folklore behind it, but it’s just the noise from the fence surrounding the lookout point.

From the cliff-top viewpoint you can also get a nice look at Mealt Falls, a waterfall that plummets 328 feet (100 m) over Kilt Rock to the rock-laden shoreline below.

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Tours including Kilt Rock

You could experience Kilt Rock through any one of these tours below.

Self-drive

14 days / 13 nights

Apr - Oct

Complete Scotland

1962GBP

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14 days / 13 nights

Complete Scotland

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Self-drive

10 days / 9 nights

Apr - Oct

Classic Scotland

1290GBP

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10 days / 9 nights

Classic Scotland

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Self-drive

17 days / 16 nights

Apr - Oct

Grand Tour of Scotland

2404GBP

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Guided Groups

8 days / 7 nights

May - Sep

Highlights of Scotland

2712GBP

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