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Ardnamurchan Point and Lighthouse

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Most westerly point of Mainland GB

Great views nice refreshments & the fact you are perching on the most westerly point of Mainland Britain makes a visit here a must if you ever tour the West Coast of Scotland. On... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 February 2017
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a 100 mile round trip from Corran Ferry to Ardnamurchan Point on a mostly single track road. We arrived only to find a pothole which ruined a tyre and required a wheel change in the teeth of a gale and the wild Atlantic spray. So why go? Well the scenery even on a windy/wet March day with low... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great views nice refreshments & the fact you are perching on the most westerly point of Mainland Britain makes a visit here a must if you ever tour the West Coast of Scotland. On your journey up the one main road you have a fair chance of seeing Golden or White Tailed Eagles too!

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Glasgow
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Definitely worth doing if you are visiting the Ardnamurchan peninsula. Tour only takes about 15 mins and you get a fantastic view over towards the islands of Muck, Eigg and Rum. A great location for spotting whales and dolphins (although all we saw was the Calmac ferry from Uist to Oban!). This is the most westerly point on the British... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The cafe is situated next to the lighthouse and offers filled rolls, cakes and drinks. There is also a small gift shop. The views are amazing, overlooking the beach. You can walk up the light and on a clear day see the islands in the distance. Magic!

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I am sure, how lovely a walk could be if the sun is shining - we enjoyed our hike on a rainy day as well. Have a break at the coffee shop!

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East Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Spent a week on the Ardnamurchan Peninsula and this was top of the list of places to visit. Weather was squally when we visited but this actually meant we had the lighthouse tour pretty much to ourselves. Missed a pod of 20+ dolphins by minutes and spent ages on the outer walkway of the lighthouse waiting for them to come... More 

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Hawick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This has to be one of the most beautiful drives in the country,although it is single track roads with passing places it is worth it. The little cafe at the lighthouse is very good and the views are amazing.

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Hengelo, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The lighthouse museum entry is free. If you like to go up the lighthouse, it's possible, but a entry fee applies. If you are on the peninsula, it's a must visit.

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Lauder
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Call me a big kid but I was so excited to go up to the top of a lighthouse and walk around outside. The guide was extremely informative and interesting, the views stunning and the cakes in the cafe very tasty. Yes there's a 1 lane road to get there but that's part of the adventure. Support this excellent small... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Was it worth the drive ? To be honest I'm not sure but seems like a 'must do' if staying in the area. Great view out to sea and a little cafe serving drinks and cakes and then back down the scenic single track road.

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