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Caithness Seacoast

South Quay | Wick Harbour, Wick KW1 5HA, Scotland
01955 609200
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in Wick
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Numurkah, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We drove from Aviemore through Inverness to Tain, stayed at Dornoch , then to Wick, Mey, and overnighted atJohn O'Groats , out to the Orkneys by ferry, back to drive to Tongue and then back down south .A trip full of beautiful wild scenery, deserted coastal beaches, ruined castles, standing stones , seafood, local beers and whiskies, and fabulous local... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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88 attraction reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Many years ago we went on holiday to this area. Particularly from John o Groats to Tongue. The place wove a magic spell on us. The empty roads, the friendly people, the breath-taking views. The wildlife in abundance, quaint shops and coffee shops and the wonderful cliff walks. We were so beguiled by this area we moved there......................to Portskerra and... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I had my third adventure recently on the rib from Caithness Seacoast Ltd and once again had an excellent experience. This time the trip went to Lybster Harbour and it was really very interesting. All safety aspects are covered and warm, waterproof clothing is supplied ( although I would recommend wearing a few layers underneath as even on a good... More

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Newtown Vic Australia
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204 reviews 204 reviews
76 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The north east of Scotland is a visual delight to the eye with outstanding natural beauty and wonderful seascapes. Reward yourself and visit.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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427 reviews 427 reviews
135 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Some of the most striking scenery in the country. But so much better when the sun is out and the wind is not over hundred miles an hour. Simply stunning.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I took 2 short sea trips on consecutive days. The first one was to the South of Wick, where we saw zillions of seabirds nesting, the Castle of Old Wick and other local landmarks. I enjoyed this so much that I went back the next day to make a short trip to the North, which included seals and puffins and... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

A trip around many of the coastal spots is well worth it - make sure you see the stacks near John O Groats - it's worth the short walk through the fields to see the dramatic coastline of the three rocky pyramids, and passing the interesting area of seabirds making quite a racket in the cliffs - someone with a... More

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Royal Berkshire
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I have done this trip twice and highly recommend it to locals and visitors alike. Safety is a major consideration and they will not go out in unsafe conditions so you have to ring and discuss the options as regards the weather and tides You are provided with proper life-jackets and waterproofs and full safety briefings.. One of the best... More

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This is real sea with waves and cliffs. The harbour in Wick has been made into a Marina for smaller boats as there is no fishing here now.

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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68 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Was recently up in Caithness in January and February and it was wild and windy but none the less amazing. The coastline is beautiful with amazing views. Walking along the cliff tops watching the waves crashing is is fantastic and does certainly clear your head. I visited the coastline from Thurso to John O'Groats and Wick and did it all... More

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