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Cape Wrath

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Address: Durness, Scotland
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Description: Northwest tip of Scotland.

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Bike ride to Cape Wrath

Great ride to and from Cape Wrath from the Kyle of Durness ferry in June 2014. The first day we turned up to do this ride we found that the road was closed to cyclists due to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Great ride to and from Cape Wrath from the Kyle of Durness ferry in June 2014. The first day we turned up to do this ride we found that the road was closed to cyclists due to MOD exercises. Returned the next day and after a long wait for the ferry crossing we had a great cycle to Cape Wrath... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

I visited Cape Wrath with some friends recently and had a great time. A 10 minute ferry takes you to the start of the 11 mile track where you have the option to take a minibus to the lighthouse. The ferryman and bus driver really made this trip for us with their great knowledge of the area and their friendly... More 

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Loweswater, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Twenty six years have passed since we last took this trip, and I can confirm that the road hasn't seen any repairs or improvements in that time ! Despite the bumpy 11 miles ride of an hour each way, we really enjoyed revisiting this lonely outpost. Our ferryman was cheerful and accommodated the 15 early season travellers waiting on the... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

did the boat and bus all the way to cape wrath, both the ferry and mini bus driver were friendly and gave good commentary. would definitely recommend this and is value for money.

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This was a long-standing ambition achieved and it is well worth the effort. The little ferry boat is operated a local legend, the minibus that takes you to the Cape was driven by a brilliantly funny, amazingly knowledgeable guy and once there, you get to meet John Ure who runs the great little Ozone café and is yet another legend!... More 

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Broadstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Unless one is willing to walk the northern part of the Cape Wrath trail the only way to visit is to take the little ferry from Durness and the hour long minibus drive for the 11 miles to the cape. Our driver, Stuart, was a cheerful, chatty fellow who kept us entertained with a commentary on the scenary and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Crossed estuary in little ferry.Bus to lighthouse driver giving info all the way. Fantastic views and rock formations.Lighthouse has cafe with great cakes etc., Stopped of at bothy on the way back. Location amazing beautiful beach and sea cliffs on either side. Next day walked to the top of the highest cliffs in the UK. Lots of deer and also... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

As part of our North Scotland coastal tour we aimed to visit Cape Wrath. On arriving at the estuary we saw telephone numbers for a ferry and then mini bus with tourguide that would take us to the light house. Although ferry and bus are paid for separately they work together with a 'turn up first' system but WOW it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The area around the Cape Wrath lighthouse is a stunningly beautiful place, not only for its location but also due to its seclusion. It is simply too hard for people to get here, and as a result, it hasn't been spoiled. It is a wonder that normal people can get here at all, considering that you have to cross a... More 

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Saxony, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I did the tour at the beginning of September 2014 and was incredibly lucky with the weather and everything else. There were not too many people, so getting on the ferry and on the bus was no problem. The ferry is tiny, but a nice part of the experience. Then John the bus driver took us to the lighthouse and... More 

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