The Quiraing is a landslip found on the eastern side of Meall na Suiramach which is on Trotternish Ridge on the Isle of Skye.

The escarpment of Trotternish Ridge was formed by a series of landslips and the Quiraing is the only part of the slip which moves. This means that the road, which runs around the base of the mountain, has to be repaired every year.

Quiraing comes from Old Norse and means ‘round fold’. Within the fold of the Quiraing is The Table, which is a plateau hidden among pillars.

Spectacular views from the Quiraing attract many hillwalkers – download a map of the walk here

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 19.9 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Mar 23cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.9℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (S)
Friday, Mar 24heavyrain
Expect a temp in the range 3℃ to 4.7℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (ENE)
Saturday, Mar 25rain
Expect a temp in the range 3.2℃ to 4.5℃ with wind speed 10.5 m/sec (N)
Sunday, Mar 26sleet
Expect a temp in the range -0.6℃ to 1.7℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (NNE)
Monday, Mar 27cloudy
Expect a temp in the range -0.3℃ to 0.4℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Mar 28cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 0.4℃ to 1.4℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (NNE)

Isle of Skye weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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