Culswick Broch

Shetland, United Kingdom

Culswick Broch is an unexcavated coastal broch, an Iron Age drystone hollow-walled structure. Built of striking red stone, it has beautiful views all around, including Foula and Vaila isles, and Fitful Head and Fair Isle in the south. The broch stands commandingly on the top of a massive rock platform and is about 3 metres high at its tallest point. Much rubble has fallen into the centre. This broch has a massive triangular lintel stone over the entrance, which is partly filled with rubble.



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Demon72 (7 months ago)
Great walk to get to this place, then as the broch comes into view from round a corner it's wow ! ??
Scott Walmsley (11 months ago)
This was an afternoon jaunt in the countryside. Remote but with a good track out past the loch. Was fresh and windy at the Broch but very nice to visit. You can return the same way or continue along the coast to take in more stunning views. Then cut across the field and rejoin for a return to the start
George Hoseason (2 years ago)
Fabulous walk, scenery even better. Nice church to contemplate afterwards.
J Lo (2 years ago)
One of my all time favourite brochs! When you're out here you really feel on the edge of the world. Must have been crazy as a pict living here as it's just so isolated. It's a good sized walk and not much room for parking but well worth it for the views.
Olaf Henriccssen (3 years ago)
A nice walk with beautiful sea cliftop views at the site of a pictish Broch.
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