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Dunnet Head Lighthouse

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Amazing views

We were lucky with the weather and saw some amazing views from the summit at Dunnet Head. You could... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Stunning Views

We're staying in Far North Cottage so Dunnet Head Lighthouse is just a short drive for us. The... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were very lucky to have a beautiful sunny day which allowed us to see clearly in all directions, including a lot of the islands that make up the Orkneys

Thank Luke W
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We were lucky with the weather and saw some amazing views from the summit at Dunnet Head. You could make out the old man of Hoy on Orkney, Cape Wrath to the west and Duncansby to the east. If you like birdwatching the path at...More

Thank Retreat18
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We're staying in Far North Cottage so Dunnet Head Lighthouse is just a short drive for us. The views are just stunning, definitely worth a visit if you are passing the area!

Thank CSTChelle
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Stunning views from the most northern spot in the UK. Well worth the diversion of the NC500,but as others have stated no facilities ok there than the car park.

Thank rass1963
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Excellent view and a great walk along the coastline. It is fun to know you are on the most northerly place.

Thank olchju
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

We drove up from Inverness and it was so worth it, not only is it the most northerly point, amazing scenery but also the place I saw and photographed my first puffins. There is a stone marking the most northerly point which is good as...More

2  Thank madlizzie04
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We had a wonderful long week-end staying in lighthouse keepers cottage number one.The cottage itself was perfect,the views were fabulous,the sunsets gorgeous, and we had puffins for neighbours.Our host,Norman,showed us a perfect private spot where we could puffin watch right in front of the lighthouse

Thank Hilda M
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

What a view, this was worth the diversion from our route. I’m sure it was enhanced by our beautiful weather that day but I’m sure it would be just as amazing in any weather.

1  Thank Karen D
Reviewed June 22, 2018

remote, cold, windy but amazing. You can really loose yourself in your surroundings, a must do place to visit me thinks

Thank plushdragon
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

We were in a road trip with two young children and we decided that a Scotland road trip would not be complete without a stop at Dunnet Head Lighthouse. It is not far from Thurso and the road is easy. There is plenty of parking...More

1  Thank SummerGlasgow82
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