Tourism Scotland - Walking
in Scotland 18 Top Walks in Scotland
Walk 15. Knock Farrel and the Touchstone Maze
Enjoy panoramic views above
the spa village of Strathpeffer.
Farrel (stone fort) is the site of an Iron Age vitrified fort which offers a wide panorama
over the surrounding area. It lies at the north end of a ridge known locally as the Cat's
Back. The original Gaelic name might have meant Ridge of the Cats, perhaps because it was
frequented by wildcats.
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