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Address: Chanonry Ness, Fortrose IV10 8SD, Scotland
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Dolphin Spotting

It's such a difficult place to park your car. In Summer, more often than not, it is impossible to get a parking place and often your approach along the mile long single track... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2016
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

It's such a difficult place to park your car. In Summer, more often than not, it is impossible to get a parking place and often your approach along the mile long single track road can feel as if you are running the gauntlet. This is due to very impatient golfers whose game is continually held up due to the volume... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Dolphins were seen only in the distance on the day we visited, we could see them jumping out of the water near one of the dolphin watching boats, so they must have gotten a great view. There were few seals came quite close to shore. Nice beach for a walk along though.

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Alness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

On the Moray Firth, this is the best place in the region to see dolphins, not only swimming but breaching. One hour before low tide is the best time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Beautiful scenery, bracing weather, a lovely walk and a pain of dolphins swimming really close to the shore for all to see. Great place!

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Thank Mike H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Although we didnt see the dolphins the beach was stunning. We stayed in the cc&c campsite and the view was perfect. We had a great meal in the golf club which we highly recommend. We are going to visit again hopefuly we will see the dolphins next time.

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

no luck with the dolphins but a nice place to take a walk or just sit and look! Mind the golf balls though!

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1 Thank panclan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

A beautiful place stunning views and even better seeing the dolphins free and happy!! (And not stuck in a tank) People are so friendly and happy to share stories and knowledge.. especially 2 hrs after low tide Only downside was there are no toilets! !!

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Doune, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

We've been here a few times with our kids and it's a great place - magical when the Dolphins are there . There is usually an ice cream van there too . But the views are all you need !

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Fortrose, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

A great place to stand and watch the local dolphins feeding, seeing dolphins in their natural habitat is a wonderful experience

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Fife, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I didn't see any dolphins on my first visit but the next day after garnering some local knowledge of the best time to visit (I was told around 2 hours after low tide) I was lucky enough to watch the breathtaking show the dolphins put on for free . It won't be my last visit to Chanonry Point but it... More 

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