Craigleith, Fidra and Bass Rock from North Berwick: April 2023


Craigleith and the Bass Rock Copyright Alastair Seagroatt and licensed under Creative Commons Licence

Trip summary

Aim to land and summit all 3 islands on this 4 hour trip.


A range of dates are available requiring participants to have some flexible to take account of the often difficult landing conditions due to high swell.

  • April 1st Sat 0930
  • April 15th Sat 0800
  • April 22nd Sat 1330
  • April 23rd Sun 1400
  • April 30th Sun 0830

Primary and secondary dates will be announced to increase probability of landing in suitable conditions.


Brian Curle

Trip itinerary

Hills to climbs:

  • Fidra 33m SIB and P30 Tump
  • Craigleth 49m SIB and P30 Tump
  • Bass Rock 112m SIB and Hump

RSPB reserve managers have provided permission for access – care will be required not to overly disturb birds.

For those interested, lighthouses exist on Fidra and Bass Rock.

Businesses arranged through

Braveheart with Dougie – Braveheart Boat Trips, North Berwick.


Boat can accommodate 6 passengers with estimated price £75 per trip.

Costs will be proportioanally higher with fewer passengers.

Reserve or enquire about trip

Email Please indicate which dates for which you are available.

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