Loch of Clousta

Circular loch walk in the picturesque area of Clousta on Shetland's westside

OS Map: Shetland Mainland Central (OS EXPLORER 467)


Safety:
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Parking:
Parking is possible at the end of the road around the gate where the walk commences.


Dog Walkers:

  • There are usually sheep
  • There are fences and a stone wall without stiles on the West side of the loch


Terrain:
Uneven heathery land


Possible Routes:
Circular route around the loch. To avoid walls and fences just walk to the top of loch along the east side and back.


Clousta Loch, Shetlandinfo symbol
Track leading from walk beginning to the south of the loch
Clousta Loch, Shetlandinfo symbol
South-east corner looking west
Clousta Loch, Shetlandinfo symbol
Walking north along east side of the loch
Clousta Loch, Shetlandinfo symbol
View south-west across loch of Clousta from NE corner
Clousta Loch, Shetlandinfo symbol
Looking south-west across Loch of Clousta
Clousta Loch, Shetlandinfo symbol
Looking south across Loch of Clousta
Clousta Loch, Shetlandinfo symbol
Looking south across Loch of Clousta
Clousta Loch, Shetlandinfo symbol
View south across the loch
Heathery land at Clousta Loch, Shetlandinfo symbol
Snowy heather
View from Clousta Loch, Shetlandinfo symbol
Looking east from Loch of Clousta
View from Clousta Loch, Shetlandinfo symbol
Looking east from Loch of Clousta
Clousta Loch, Shetlandinfo symbol
View from small island in north-east corner of loch
An island in Clousta Loch, Shetlandinfo symbol
Small island in the north-east of Clousta Loch
Clousta Loch, Shetlandinfo symbol
Walking back along the west side of the loch