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Address: Blackwaterfoot, Scotland

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Lovely walk.

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Visited Arran with a group of friends and went to visit the King's cave. An enjoyable lengthy walk through woodland, along the coast and then arriving out to the caves. The caves are a little underwhelming when you finally arrive, but I would definitely recommend the walk- very pleasant!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This cave can be reached via a lovely circular forest walk. The atmosphere in the cave is awesome. Many interesting carvings to be seen.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A nice circular walk taking in a series of caves well above the tide line. North section of walk provides open views to the north and forest edge to the south, southern section of walk is mostly through the spruce forest.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We started from Blackwaterfoot and kept to the beach all the way along.You can make the walk shorter by parking at the beach car park at the golf course. Climbing over the big rocks at the end of the golf course would be tricky for small children and the less able, better to climb up the path over the top... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The walk to the caves from the Kinloch Hotel is quite hard going in some places, however worth the hard work.Beware of slippy surfaces near the caves, ok I know you would expect this near a cave but some of it is hidden from view. Well worth a look.

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EDINBURGH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We walked from Blackwaterfoot and from what we saw, this is the best way. Ignore the car park further up the coast at the Forestry. My wife with a bad leg made it. Caves are worth the walk. One downside was the litter behind the bars!

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Dalbeattie, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is a very good attraction for a walk with children over 3 or 4 years old, the route to the caves at the beach section can be slippery and muddy. Although the map at the car park shows a circular route, go anti-clockwise (the path to the right) to the caves and return by this path - continuing anticlockwise... More 

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UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We walked with the family from Blackwaterfoot and back - a lovely walk with great rockpools along the shore. Came back by the front of Drumadoon point - fun clambering over big rocks so that bit possibly not one for those unsure of balance. The main path back would be fine.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Take the left path from car park, to have the steepest section going downhill and a more gradual return ascent.

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