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King's Caves

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Address: Blackwaterfoot, Scotland

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Long, long walk

This is a great attraction to see but it is a very long walk. There are two ways to get there. through the woods or you can go along the beach. The woods walk is a rocky... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a great attraction to see but it is a very long walk. There are two ways to get there. through the woods or you can go along the beach. The woods walk is a rocky path & a steep cliff path down to the cave. Once there it is quite good to see the caves that are where... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

While the sign says it takes 2 1/2 hours for this 5 km walk we did it much faster ( and we just ambled along) walk through forested area and then onto beach - steep slope to get down to beach! There were a few caves to look in but no signage to explain their past significance - walk back... More 

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Well laid out solid path, about half through trees, but then along coast with views of Kintyre and Machrie Bay. The beach is nice and the caves interesting.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

really nice walk - weather was great which was an added bonus! Had a picnic at the caves before returning back to the car park. Lovely views of the coats of Arran and great for spotting wildlife

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Park at the forestry commission car park and follow the paths marked (there is a board with a map and info). I went right out of the car park and along the edge of the forest and out along the cliffs before walking along the beach to the caves. It's not a particularly long walk (took me about 40 minutes)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

went over on the ferry on the bus at the harbour to blackwaterfoot . off at the kinloch hotel and walked over the bridge past the shop and onto the shiskine golf course. walked along the course following the burn and theres a sign stating kings caves. over the still and up along the field until we got to the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Good walk with shelter from trees then beautiful beach walk to caves which were very exciting!! Take a torch

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We took a venture out here in the middle of January not long after Arran had been subjected to a bit of rain and snow. The walk itself is lovely if not a little steep in places, so something that should be borne in mind. The only downside to the walk is going into the cave is not only are... More 

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Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

A fairly easy walk to the King's Caves. We left from the Kinloch hotel and walked to the golf course where we then followed the path through the golf course and through some fields and back down the beach. Very straight forward as long as you follow the path.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Lovely circular walk. Highly recommend. Stunning views. Well laid path to follow and ample car parking.

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Address: Address: Blackwaterfoot, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Isle of Arran  >  Blackwaterfoot

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