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All reviews steep climb car park amazing views rock formations gravel path well worth the effort great walk up hill walking boots walk up take your time the main road sunny day kilt rock weather skye trees
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Skye is a gift that just keeps giving. We pulled up to photograph The Old Man but didn't get out due to torrential rain. Still, that provided us with some amazing photographs that don't do it justice. If it was a decent day and we...More

Thank RumTor
Reviewed 5 days ago

Pictures don't do it justice. Take your time and walk around the small paths to each side of the Old Man for even better views.

Thank WindyGhyle
Reviewed 6 days ago

Made a trip here from Portree and although a cloudy day still worth seeing! There is plenty of parking along the road besides the small off road parking lot. Nice hiking trail with an initial steep climb that soon levels out.

Thank Ranger145
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my trip to Isle of Skye and finding "Old man of Storr" in the top 10, decided to make a stop over. It was not at all disappointing - view leading to Portree and then the road that lead to Storr has amazing...More

Thank Suresh C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having heard so much about this landmark nd seen tv of climbers, it was great to see the old man in person. We did not make the hike but just taking in the view from the car park was a special experience.

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parts of the track are quite steep, but we all managed to do it okay, given we are all 60+. The track itself is quite long but you can easily decide when you have seen enough, or think that it is becoming a bit too...More

Thank TheOldMacs
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is otherworldly. It helps the know the legends of the old man of store. the landscape is rugged, barren, rocky outcrops like fingers in a odd landscape that just has to be seen to be appreciated. took a ton of pics because it...More

Thank Doreen J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome Hiking spot! Great views. Note; it will be windy, cold and you need to be able to hiking rock paths. Parking can be limited as its a very popular spot

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’m reasonably fit, a walker and 60+ and the challenge here was daunting. Don’t believe the guide books or leaflets that suggest this is an easy thing to do. The gravel path gets increasingly steep and then you begin a long stretch of (crumbling) stony...More

2  Thank GaddisGadabout
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not climb it... didn't want faeries turning us into stone. But we stopped and had a look and heard the story. It's very pretty.

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Christos K
21 March 2015|
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Response from NevilleGeorgeRSA |
My wife and I just went up today. It took her 1.5 hours return at 72 and not a hill walker. For me it is 1.25 hours.