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Duncansby Head

John O'Groats, Scotland
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“sea birds” (47 reviews)
“the cliff” (40 reviews)
John O'Groats, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We really wanted to call here to see the lighthouse and take a long walk. We were very lucky with the weather and enjoyed a good walk - the scenery doesn’t get any better.

Thank olibot
Reviewed 4 days ago

Another natural view in this corner of Scotland that has the power to counteract the commercialism of J O'G along the road. Roadside parking and a short walking route along the edge of farmland (pastures with sheep grazing) to a long, well fenced stretch of...More

Thank Clare L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed here overnight. Amazing views, very windy. We were in a camper van. There are no facilities.

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a car park then a good half hour walk but it is well worth the walk for this stunning view.

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the counties iconic natural views. Loads of bird life on the cliffs and a walk down to the stacks is highly recommended, also the small beach at the roadside on the way to the stacks is worth a look as it is quite...More

Thank Naefearjustbeer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really nice place to visit very close to John O'Groats. The scenery is wonderful and the walk is not too difficult for those who aren't very fit. On a clear day it is beautiful and you can sometimes spot seals popping their...More

Thank Hayley R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit! Small walk to see the stunning Duncansby Stacks! Take good shoes with you, the Field might be wet!

Thank sophialouisawitte
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seals, beautiful scenic walks, beaches the lot. The route along the beach can be a bit hard for little kids but is well worth persevering, not least to stare at the seals staring back at you.

Thank Robertsione
Reviewed 18 September 2017

You are much better spending any time you might have in John O'Groats doing the nice coastal walk along to where you can see the Muckle Stacks. Majestic and photogenic unlike anything in the more popular harbour destination

Thank NeilSK
Reviewed 18 September 2017

always impress, time after time, see the power of the waves, etched in stone. good parking , great views.

Thank Alan K
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18 May 2016|
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Response from Bronwen G | Reviewed this property |
Hello; What a lovely walk you're planning...but the main attraction is between the lighthouse and the stacks (not between John O and the lighthouse. So be sure to pace yourself so that you can walk the latter part of the... More