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The Great Stack and cliffs of Handa Island © Steve Gardner

Scourie Lodge is 6 miles from the Handa Island Ferry, and is an ideal base for exploring this wonderful reserve. Stay a couple of nights with us to get the best opportunity of a great day out.

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?
• April to July 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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