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Smoo Cave

Durness, Scotland
+44 1971 511259
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Waterfall was amazing!

It had just rained heavily so the waterfall was amazing. Unfortunately the tour was cancelled for... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Kath C
Lazonby, United Kingdom
Amazing Cave

This is a lovely cave to visit, its not huge and you need to be ok with steps to get to it as you... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Andrew F
Northampton, United Kingdom
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“boat trip” (99 reviews)
“car park” (45 reviews)
Durness, Scotland
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

It had just rained heavily so the waterfall was amazing. Unfortunately the tour was cancelled for the same reason. Well worth the walk down the steps.

Thank Kath C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is a lovely cave to visit, its not huge and you need to be ok with steps to get to it as you need to walk down the path from the free carpark. We went on a Sunday just after the season finished so...More

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 11 October 2017

It was so windy the day we were there, but the cave is protected. It has a huge opening and a mighty waterfall. Due to the wind, we couldn't take the boat ride into the inner room but that was fine. We were treated to...More

1  Thank Gail O
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Arrived in Furness about 2ish on Saturday 30 September. Went to attraction as said Tours until 4pm up to end of September! However, the place was all closed so missed out on £10. I do not think I will be recommending the attraction.

Thank nelix2016
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We were spellbound by this cave and spent quite some time exploring. The sounds, the spray, the setting - all amazing.

Thank philstu
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

On our must do list while driving the NC500. An amazing place, combining a number of geological wonders. The boat trips to the third chamber weren't running when we visited - lots of recent rain probably meant it was too dangerous - but entry was...More

Thank KeithW725
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Really enjoyed exploring the caves by boat - exciting, informative and adventurous The staff were so knowledgeable and enthusiastic

Thank chrissG711GF
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and I visited here but didn’t get there in time for the boat trip. We walked down the steps to entrance of caves and I wasn’t disappointed as when I walked in the waterfall was fantastic. Well worth the visit. My friend who...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely natural phenomenon, would be a shame to miss it if you're in the area. Parking and facilities provided.

Thank kiplingScotland
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Visited everything on the NC500 route with a brown tourist sign. This was definitely one of the best attractions to visit and easy to miss if not careful. Stop and make sure you visit this site, truly an amazing waterfall.

Thank Classis
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Catherine C
24 July 2017|
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Response from Riviman | Reviewed this property |
The steps are quite manageable, just take your time. You do not have to go on the boat ride to see the waterfall, it's just along a small passageway from the main cave.
Judy W
29 June 2017|
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Response from JB4u2014 | Reviewed this property |
The steps are fairly steep.
18 September 2016|
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Response from Mary W | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed into the cave (carry your poo bags please) but not on the boat as it an inflatable.