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A location showing swordplay and mountains was filmed at the Cioch Buttress on Sron Na Ciche in the Black Cullin mountains on Skye. This was one of several locations where stunt doubles and crew travelled by helicopter to film the scene.

From Kyle of Lochalsh cross over the new bridge to Skye. Then take the A850 which goes to Portree. Carry along on this road until you reach Sligachan where you should turn left onto the A863. Continue along this road for 4 or 5 miles. Then take the left turn onto the B8009 which goes to Carbost. After a mile or so take the narrow road on your left to Glen Brittle.

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After eight to ten miles you will reach the end of the road. Follow the path down to the campsite from where a path heads off to the Cullin mountains. Follow the path for half a mile of so where it splits in two. The path on the left goes into Coire Lagan from where you can look up to the location high above you.

Alternatively follow the path on the right which goes up onto Sron na Ciche where after a 700 metre climb you will be able to look down onto The Cioch. Sounds simple put that way. It isn't. Far preferable is the route mentioned above to look up at the filming location. Whichever path you follow you should be prepared for the hills and definately have a detailed map of the area (the Ordnance Survey Outdoor Leisure Sheet 8 at 1:25,000 is a good choice).

Map reference: Outdoor Leisure Sheet 8 445 204