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Dun Borve (Greshornish)

Broch

<b>Dun Borve (Greshornish)</b>Posted by LesHamiltonImage © Les Hamilton
Nearest Town:Uig (12km NNE)
OS Ref (GB):   NG3421252577 / Sheet: 23
Latitude:57° 29' 7.28" N
Longitude:   6° 26' 7.6" W

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Visited: May 12, 2014

Dun Borve, Greshornish, the remains of a broch, stands prominently behind the buildings of the Skye Camping and Caravanning Club site at Borve on Loch Greshornish, as a grassy mound visible from the main road.

I was standing within 50 metres of this site, on the access road to the campsite, when an employee informed me that this was 'private property'. I informed same that there was no question of the road being private property and that I was perfectly entitled to use it under 'Freedom to Roam Legislation'. She didn't seem impressed and I retreated to the main road and circumnavigated their property southwards to gain the coastline.

The broch is defended by rocky slopes through which it is easy to weave a way to the grassy summit. All that remains to be seen is a fairly small but well-defined grass-covered saucer on the summit, outlined by the completely grass-overgrown stumps of the broch's walling courses.
LesHamilton Posted by LesHamilton
20th May 2014ce
Edited 20th May 2014ce