Diversion/Advisory: Section A - Vatersay to Northbay

Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides


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There is a advisory between the end of the village at Craigston and Grianan, specifially between waypoints 13 and 14 on the route map (the hill path between Dun Barpa and Grianan). 

The route on has experienced some deterioration due to a substantial landslip. Extra caution should be taken whilst walking this section, as the  terrain is very muddy and uneven.

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