The first point of interest is the remains of chambered burial cairn.
Thr route continues passing several attractive lochs. Shortly after the hotel Langlas Lodge, there is the small Neolithic stone circle of Pobull Fhinn, slightly obscured by vegetation.
Not much further on,there is a fairly pleasant community woodland, with some attractive footpaths and a statue of Hercules the bear.
Upon reaching the main road, there is then a 5 mile road stretch to Lochmaddy. This is not as bad as it seems, as for most of the length, the old single-track road runs parallel to the new main road and this provides a traffic-free alternative. I was interested to see peat-cutting taking place.
And a road sign, from an art installation from years gone by.
Lochmaddy is not actually part of the route, but it’s a short detour and has a shop, places to eat and hotels and seemed a rather pleasant place.
From there, we go along the road and then a further section of bog before ascending Beinn Mhor for some fine views, then down to Dun an Sticir, an island fort before reaching the causeway to Berneray.
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