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St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve

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Spectacular on a Sunny Day

The lot was relatively easy to find, and we had no issue parking and locating the path that takes... read more

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Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
Great walk

If you want a great walk then this is for you great views around the coast we took our dog also had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

The lot was relatively easy to find, and we had no issue parking and locating the path that takes you along the cliffs above the North Sea. We really didn't walk out very far, just enough to get to a point where we could see...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a great walk then this is for you great views around the coast we took our dog also had a picnic lunch by the light house seen dolphins out at sea really great walk some bits can be tricky wear good hiking...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great day out is a day out like this which we visited not knowing what to expect. The wind was rather wild but fortunately was blowing from the sea so we felt windswept but safe. The rugged coastline at its best and quite often...More

1  Thank fameboy67
Reviewed September 3, 2018

What a gem if you near here and like to walk it's a must !! I would keep dog on lead some of way as cliffs just fall away . Veiws are great

Thank Mick B
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We spent a little bit of time in St Abbs yesterday. A small village with harbour and lifeboat station. The cliff walk to the north through the NNR is stunning. Well worth the trip and you can get good products from Abbs Carr cafe

Thank Dr_Waugh
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Lovely views spacially on a nice day. There is large parking area at the harbour, fee to pay. WE spent an hour to watch the views, with cliffs and rocks. Well sheltered harbour. Small coffee place. The road to the harbour is narrow and steep....More

1  Thank gustav53
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

On a clear day the landscape has the wow factor!! A must for keen photographers, the Cliffs are breathtaking, and in July the seabirds nest in their thousands, well worth a visit!!

1  Thank jacquipeerless
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I spent a few hours wandering around the NNR and visiting their coffee ☕️ Shop. A few hours didn’t do it justice, a full day is needed. Unfortunately the elements were against us, a little sun 🌞 but lots of rain ☔️....More

2  Thank Highland-Birder
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful harbour just north of Berwick upon Tweed. Lovely cafe for lunch or coffee and cake. Great place to break a journey

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Was recommended this walk at the information centre in St Abbs - it's well worth try, just to experience at first hand some of the stunning scenery in the area. You need a few hours to enjoy the walk at a leisurely pace - there...More

1  Thank jeizza
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
The two most likely birds of prey to be seen in the area of the cliffs I would suggest are Peregrine Falcon or Kestrel. I've usually seen the Peregrines on my trips here.