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The Great Stack and cliffs of Handa Island © Steve Gardner

Magnificent Torridonian sandstone cliffs rise from the Atlantic on the north west coast of Handa Island. Each summer, nearly 100,000 seabirds breed here, including internationally important numbers of guillemots, razorbills and great skuas. These dramatic cliffs provide stunning ocean panoramas.

Why visit?
Highlights include:
• Internationally important for seabirds
• Amazing sight of a live seabird colony
• Spectacular views
• Fascinating history

Best time to visit?
• Apr to Jul for breeding seabirds
• Mid-May to July for puffins

Visit for:
birdwatching wildflowers coasts geology scenery mammals archaeology uplands

Handa Island Ferry:

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