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TP6134 - St Ninians Isle
23rd Sep 2012 16:34 by Da Lipper
Been to St. Ninians hundreds of times but never noticed the trig point before! Great views from this end of the isle. Also went for a look at St. Ninians well whilst i was on the isle
11th Sep 2012 15:26 by edfielden
Spectacular! I parked at the road end beyond Bigton and walked across the tombolo with waves lapping a few metres away on either side. From here it was a fairly simple climb up onto St Ninian's Isle and over the rough grassland to the northern tip. Plenty of bonxies around! The pillar stands just a couple of metres from the edge of a sheer drop and the wind coming up and over the western cliff made it slightly nerve-wracking walking about! FB faces S; W sighthole open, others plugged; original metal cap with raised letters. Good views to the mainland coast but Foula was obscured by low cloud. On my return the tide must have come in a little and I got wet feet waking across the tombolo - if it weren't for this I would easily have given a score of 9!
S9542 - Pillar Looking WNW; Foula shrouded in low cloud ©edfielden
4th Sep 2012 14:10 by plet56
I imagined myself as Moses parting the Red Sea as I crossed over at high tide in a howling gale with big waves crashing down on either side. A very impressive sight (though not my Moses impression). Was almost on my hands and knees getting to the pillar - there's not much room for a wrong step!
9th Jun 2011 00:00 by Curlew
13th Apr 2011 11:00 by martine41
Sunny, windy and seas below cliffs were rough, first sighting this year of Skuas, see photo. Foula, to the west, just visible otherwise nothing else until North America.
10th Sep 2009 17:53 by Dodders
Trig visited whilst walking the wonderful St Ninians Isle. Great views from the trig and all around the island. OS map showed that there was another trig on the island but it was not there or on this website.
11th Apr 2009 15:00 by Swalastova
Sunny weather, for a change, and a stiff breeze made this an excellent walk. Loose Head interesting to look at in the gusting wind, especially as the trig point is fairly close to the edge.
18th Jun 2006 15:25 by dmwhite
Thick mist for the walk to this pillar but a window in weather gave some sort of view but having visited St Ninians Isle many times I know what delights can be seen in appropriate conditions.
Looking Northwards Dismal day with limited views up the west coast of Shetland
10th Jun 2005 12:00 by iainmac
4th Jun 2005 19:05 by Phil Clayton
Another Shetland superlative. Walk over tombolo and out to headland. Rabbits in abundance and Great Skuas diving down. Fabulous views.
27th Jul 2004 16:25 by Bridgeman
Easy access across tombolo from car park at Bigton.
7th Jul 2004 18:00 by minstrelcat
Long walk to get here but worth it as there are amazing views from this trig! Pillar is in very good condition with a metal plug in the top hole rather than the usual rubbish.