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Shore Street, Helmsdale KW8 6JZ, Scotland
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Reviewed June 25, 2019

So relaxing. What a beach to walk. This is a beachcombers dream location. Get out of your car and check it out,.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank JC_2kids
Reviewed June 15, 2019

The beaches around Helmsdale might be shingle but geological speaking (or even just beachwalking) you are in for a treat. For a crafter it is a beachcombers dream. The coast here is Jurasic so look out for fossilised wood and try the walk beyond the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed March 1, 2019

Beautiful place, coming from Essex we were shocked to see people swimming in the sea ! We have pics to prove. Beautiful unspoiled place

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

Whereas I share the opinion of other reviewers that Helmsdale is a nice little town, this “attraction” is supposedly only about the beach, and with that in mind I must say that it is not particularly attractive. Yes - Helmsdale is at least a 4...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

One of these lovely town on the road of the north coast. A nice place to stop on your way up! There is a good fish n chips if you stop there for lunch!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TheaCr78
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Brilliant scenery on a sunny day,fresh air and peaceful,no rushing about very relaxing and locals are very friendly.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

A nice retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life beautiful scenery, fresh sea air and pebble line beach.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous windswept shoreline. A variety of wildlife can be seen from the shoreline. Can’t wait to return in the spring to see the dolphins and whales.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank TheMacsWarrington
Reviewed August 7, 2017

This is a lovely little seaside town with a fantastic harbour. The locals were so friendly. It was fun watching the fish and birds at the harbour.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank SandyFord16
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Reminds me of some of the smugglers coves in Cornwall! Boat Winch on the old port before it was opened up. More stone than sand but still a beautiful little beach to visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
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