Dunnet Head

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Dunnet Head
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johnpZ4299KQ
Sidmouth, UK417 contributions
A good 10 mile walk
May 2021
Complete the 10 mile walk around the headland to enjoy fine views and the most northerly point on mainland Britain
Written May 23, 2021
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KevinP1314
Monifieth, UK1,803 contributions
Windy but Braw
Nov 2020 • Couples
Drove up to our northern most mainland point with my wife during a quick circuit of the highlands on the NC500 and almost had the car doors blown off. Yet we laughed at the madness of the wild wind buffeting the cliff scape on this particular day.
An awesome vista where ocean meets cliffs.
Written November 19, 2020
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machinmad
Norwich, UK1,657 contributions
A must do on the NC500 ...
Sep 2020
It’s a lovely drive up to the coast across the moorland, with its shaggy highland cattle grazing peacefully. Take the walk left from the small car park to peer over the vertical drop and watch the seabirds harrying the cliff-face. Then turn 180 degrees and go straight on to the trig point which affords commanding views of that entire stretch of coastline.
Written October 22, 2020
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VRO53
Belfast, UK193 contributions
Definitely a must see.
Oct 2020 • Couples
Well worth a visit and a drive along a windy road. Fantastic view across the Pentland Firth and on this occasion a good view of the Orkneys. Make sure you bring your camera.
Written October 21, 2020
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The Professional Traveller
Inverness, UK74 contributions
Misty but still lovely
Oct 2020
We did a circular tour of the coast and visited Dunnet Head. It was lovely to say we had visited, although the misty weather prevented a great view. An interesting drive up to Dunnet Head with a windy road as well.
Written October 20, 2020
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David A
Middlesbrough, UK120 contributions
Nice view
Oct 2020
Its about a 10 minute drive off the main road to a large enough car park, though the influx of camper vans soon fills it up. Great views (but lots more similar or better views along the route) and unless you want to go for a long walk there's not much else to do other than say you have been there. We stayed for about 20 minutes walking to the edge and up the hill and then it was off. Been there "Dunnet" one ticked off.
Written October 20, 2020
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Kimberli G
36 contributions
Beauty at its best
Oct 2020
You have to hike the area. wildlife, plants, the power of the water, and a view of the Old Man of Hoy!
Written October 19, 2020
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Catriona C
Wormit, United Kingdom9 contributions
Really worth a visit!
Oct 2020
Amazing views. Beautiful walks available around the headland. The car park can be busy but once you are on the hill you will see nobody. I was lucky the sun shone through and we could could see Orkney really clearly, do some yoga in the field and sit on the stone wall for some peaceful meditation. A fabulous way to spend a couple of hours.
Written October 16, 2020
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BrodieAyris
9 contributions
Stunning views
Oct 2020
If you are looking for stunning views then look no further. Ample parking and stunning walks taking in the views and wildlife.
Written October 11, 2020
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Woimble
London, UK637 contributions
Beautiful place
Sep 2020
Lovely walk from the car park to the lighthouse and beyond. Beautiful views. UK's most northerly point. Stunning cliffs and wildlife.
Written October 3, 2020
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