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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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Newtown Vic Australia
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190 reviews 190 reviews
71 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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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121 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 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
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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172 reviews 172 reviews
62 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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Ayr
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

What a remarkable coastline. Day 1 we walked south from Wick harbour & were rewarded with the best crashing waves and clifftop views. On day 2 we took the north path along the shoreline. the sun shone on both days but boy was it windy. No wonder there are no trees in Wick

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

hundreds of sea stacks, amazing coastline. peaceful, remote. worth visiting are cliffs near john O'Groats, wick, thurso. difficult to get accommodation in winter thou

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

This is a way to see the coast from underneath the cliffs- and beautiful they are, multi coloured, and very intimidating to people, but not the wildlife which inhabit every nook and cranny. The drivers are very experienced seamen, don't feel nervous about going, it's a lifetime memory you're experiencing here! Thanks guys!

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