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a hidden gem beach

we visited Rockcliffe for a short walk into the woods but spend more time sat on a bench admiring... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KatyVan1980
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Beautiful Bay views

Driving along the road from the east, one is exposed to this beautiful bay before the road curves... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
geismom
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Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
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Off the A710, Rockcliffe DG5 4QQ, Scotland
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Even though we’ve been coming to Balcary Bay for 13 years, we’ve never attempted this walk before but after finding it on tripadvisor, we decided it would be a good walk with the dog. There are a few different routes you can take and we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we visited Rockcliffe for a short walk into the woods but spend more time sat on a bench admiring the fabulous scenery. if you are in the are take a trip to this tiny village. there is a small cafe in the antique shop but...More

Thank KatyVan1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outdoor tea room in Rockliffe set in a small but beautiful garden. Limited choice of food, mainly home made cakes etc, no soup or meat pies etc. Tables are outside so be prepared if there is a shower. It is the only tea room in...More

Thank wakefieldj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driving along the road from the east, one is exposed to this beautiful bay before the road curves alongside it. We parked in the lot and decided to take the Rockcliffe Trail which runs near the water. We ended up deviating from the trail to...More

Thank geismom
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Rockcliffe is a great bay to visit and admire the natural beauty. Just south of Dalbeattie, parking is just outside the bay to prevent congestion. Wonderful to sit and watch the waves breaking on the beach.

Thank albeback1
Reviewed September 1, 2018

I love Rockcliffe, it’s a very pretty bay with great views. We walked to Kipford and back it was very pleasant indeed. Great ice cream van too!

Thank Julie R
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely love this place, lovely beach, lovely walks and lovely weather ❤️ we’l decknitely be back again next year.

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We did a walk from Kippford to Rockcliffe. Well worth the effort, it's not hard but has some great views. We had a lovely snack at the Garden Room which has a small antiques and cafe, which sells just the tea and cakes. It's towards...More

1  Thank philmal2018
Reviewed May 11, 2018

This is a fascinating place with ever changing views across to the Cumbrian coast. There is some parking- a large free car park as you arrive at the top of the village- and public toilets. Sadly no pub or restaurant. The Garden Room does coffee,...More

Thank KatherineD613
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

The peace and beauty of Rockcliffe and views from Mark's Mote are definitely worth experiencing. Guide boards give route options but keep a sharp eye out for way markers as some are a little obscured or even absent. Take a wander, short or long, you're...More

Thank 66ric
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Even though we’ve been coming to Balcary Bay for 13 years, we’ve never attempted this walk before but after finding it on tripadvisor, we decided it would be a good walk with the dog. There are a few different routes you can take and we...More

3  Thank 828chim
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