Name:Sheep Island
Hill number:11346
Height:41m / 135ft
Parent (Ma):none
SMC/RHB Section:19B: Knapdale and Kintyre
County/UA:Argyll and Bute
Island:Mono Tump island
Topographical area:IC02 Sanda-hestan
Class:Tump (0-99m), SIB
(Tu,0,SIB)
Grid ref:NR 73301 05575
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:41m
Col:Sea
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 68
(1:25k) 356S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 23 users)ByDate of Ascent
After Sanda on RHSoc trip, transfer by small rowed inflatable from RIB. Easily up to top.PeterD10/06/2023
RHSoc boat trip from Campbeltownrobertphillips10/06/2023
My 371st SIB.Dugswell210/06/2023
Boat trip from Campbelltown organized by Steve Gillions.Andrew Simmons10/06/2023
2nd island, 3rd hill, with Mull of Kintyre Sea Adventures, organised by Steve Gillions(RHSoc). Landed from a smaller tender onto boulders at the SW tip of the island. Easily up on a band of rock and short grass, then to the summit through bracken.LizH10/06/2023
RH soc trip.jef10/06/2023
On Mull of Kintyre Sea Adventures rib from Campbeltown.jonglew20/05/2023
Landed SE corner by tenderRHW20/05/2023
Boatload 2 on my trip organised via Mull of Kintyre Sea adventures. Three at a time transferred to Sheep Island first via Peter with his smaller boat. Lovely rock to start walk and island covered in Wood-sorrel and Bluebells with a distinctive sub-species of Soay sheep. I walked down to look at Natural stone arch. Lovely view to Glunimore...Dazingdale20/05/2023
Dropped off on Sheep island first before talking Sanda. Gorgeous encounter with tiny Soay route lamb only couple of days old... Bluebell strewn top... Saw two seagulls nests each with three eggs. Slovenian guy Milly saw numerous ones asking northern edge of summit plateauvegibagger20/05/2023
On boat 1 with Mull of Kintyre Sea Adventures rib from Campbeltown, organised by Darren. Transfer to the island via tender, at SW corner, lots of submerged boulders making it tricky. Lots of nesting gulls, so up and back to the summit.Minto20/05/2023
Kayak from Dunaverty in perfect conditions.AndyS15/04/2023
On trip organised by Sarah and Bob Kerr using North Coast Sea Tours. After Sanda. Pretty little place.Thearlaichdubh25/04/2019
North Coast Sea Tours (Derek Gordon) landed us at south west side of island onto bouldery beach using plastic dinghy. Lots of boulders in sea on approach but managed to find somewhere to land the tender. Ascended with Alan Whatley and Charlie Scott. Debated which of the 2 mounds of grass on top was highest and did them both.assynt_bob25/04/2019
Jill Robertson10/06/2023
PeterAH10/06/2023
SteveG10/06/2023
Tom Mundell20/05/2023
Dave McG20/05/2023
Adrian20/05/2023
PM20/05/2023
bjewing20/05/2023
Alan Whatley25/04/2019