Iona Short Circular Walk
Available all year
Join an easy walk along narrow roads and tracks and admire the varied landscape
Learn about Iona’s history and experience its stunning scenery, flora and fauna
Walk beautiful sandy beaches with stunning views over the bay of the cliffs
Visit historical sites, and the beach where St Columba is said to have arrived in Ad 563
Land of beauty
Walk on Iona Island and explore its vibrant history, wildflowers, wildlife, views and geology. Pass the war memorial and converted church and head westward onto grazing land that doubles up as the island’s golf course. Cross the moor down to the beach where St Columba is said to have landed. See the famous Abbey and take time to learn more about St Columba.
Remarks/requirements: Appropriate warm, layered, waterproof clothing and comfortable/sturdy walking boots.
Walking information: 6 Km on varied terrain.
Wheelchair accessible: No.
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