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Dream of the Puffin Hunters Cottage

I should love to live at Buller of Buchan. Remote but not to far from Peterhead. You can see... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
martin b
Beautiful walk

Great walk tho slippy in places. You can walk to old Slsins Castle from here passing Slains Castle... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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An awe-inspiring gorge that sharply drops nearly 200 feet.
| Off the A975 just north of Cruden Bay and about 25 miles north of Aberdeen in northeast Scotland, Aberdeen, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I should love to live at Buller of Buchan. Remote but not to far from Peterhead. You can see Puffins here if you are lucky. And if you get bored of nature a quick trip into Peterhead and a visit to Zippos Circus was a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

Great walk tho slippy in places. You can walk to old Slsins Castle from here passing Slains Castle. Views across North Sea are great and the sound of waves crashing ...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank osteomaggie
Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

Some great walks and stunning views. Not the best time to visit due to the weather but glad we went, will be going back in the spring

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank StuartKinsey
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Beautiful views and a great walk. There is a car park and you can walk round the cliffs towards Boddam or the other way to Cruden Bay, taking in Slains Castle on the way. Lots of wildlife to see and an arch on the cliffs....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barry D
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Beautiful day no wind and glorious sunshine. Live about 15mins from billers and had never been before. Fantastic views but sadly no puffins at that time of year. Anyway will be returning next year. After bullers we decided to visit Slains castle it was amazing....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank K9863DEheleng
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

They're not the highest cliffs but they're stunning and there is a bit to park at and they're easy to find too. There is a natural arch. It's a stunning bit of coastline. Drive towards Peterhead and there's a further parking place with a stunning...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Reja G
Reviewed September 19, 2018

One of the best places to get out of Aberdeen for a hike. Usually drop car around Cruden Bay and work our way along the cliffs till we get Bullers. You can see lots of wildlife especially all the different seabirds. Paths narrow at some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Regerro
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We hiked from the northern car park for the Bullers of Buchan down to Slains' Castle and into the town of Port Erroll on the coastal trail. The views along the cliffs were beautiful, and it was a great way to spend the morning.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rachel678982
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Bullers of Buchan is bully. Meaning: Stronger than you, intimidating and daring you to just go on and try and to walk out there like you’re a fearless tightrope walker crossing Niagara Falls. You’ve got to be pretty bull headed to waddle up there and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

We visited here on August 28th, 2018. It is relatively easy to find with GPS or Google maps. When we arrived it was not busy at all. The site is a short walk from the car park. Suffice to say that the area and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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October 18, 2018|
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Response from CriticalMission | Reviewed this property |
No chance, only suitable for tightrope walkers, mountain goats and fools. 😨
Vikki S
March 25, 2018|
Response from CorrinaM9 |
We were there in Mid July and did not see any
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Response from rachel678982 | Reviewed this property |
A backpack or carrier would work, but it is not a paved path. We hiked down to Slain Castle, and there were times the path was maybe only 1ft wide.