Sutherland Trail

United Kingdom United Kingdom

Worth knowing

The Sutherland Trail runs for a length of 121 kilometers through United Kingdom.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as easy and it usually takes 6 days to walk the Sutherland Trail.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail you are self-sufficient.
But at irregular intervals (at least every few days) there is the possibility to buy food.
This needs to be planned accordingly and it can only be recommended to contact the aid stations and check the opening hours.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Sutherland Trail

121 km
Elevation gain
3.050 m
Elevation loss
3.000 m
Highest Point
Bealach / 620 m
Lowest Point
Lochinver / 0 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
121 km
3.050 m
3.000 m
620 m
0 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Sutherland Trail
  • in a tent/tarp
Solitude on the Sutherland Trail
Hardly any other people and you sleep in huts/tents with no contact to villages

The best time to hike the Sutherland Trail is:


Arrival to the Sutherland Trail

You will arrive via Inverness Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus. Duration approx. 5 hours.

Departure from the Sutherland Trail

Departure is via Inverness Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus. Takes about 8 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Sutherland Trail

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