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The walk around the point was lovely

Walk clockwise along the beach to the caves then up and around through the forest and back to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CAH1951
,
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
Good cave

Ample parking and a nice walk through woodland and down track to the beach. Cave is huge and has... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
andrew l
,
Durham, United Kingdom
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“great walk” (25 reviews)
“circular walk” (16 reviews)
“car park” (55 reviews)
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Blackwaterfoot, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk clockwise along the beach to the caves then up and around through the forest and back to Blackwaterfoot. Don’t miss the small dinosaur footprint by the small waterfall, just off the coast path. Restoration work by a team of volunteers on going. Great views...More

Thank CAH1951
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ample parking and a nice walk through woodland and down track to the beach. Cave is huge and has old carvings and graffiti which spoilt it a bit. Recommend the walk to cave it passed an hour or two.

Thank andrew l
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whichever route you choose to take none are easy if you have any walking difficulties, that said it is an interesting site and worth the effort.

Thank pastelman10Yorkshire
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best short circular walks on the island. Not too steep and through pretty woods, down to coast and along the beach to the cave. There are actually several. Walk totals around 1.25 hours depending on how long you look at the cave/s

1  Thank Jasmine101Surrey
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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Nice walk to visit the kings caves where Robert the Bruce was meant to visit on his travels. Nice walk and great beach infront of the caves!! Brilliant views over the back looking over Machrie bay!!

Thank Broos3
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Great little circular woodland walk to the caves. Nice part of the island and great views. Path steep to and from caves.

Thank Ruth S
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

After walking quite some distance over a rough track and beach with our 3 year old we found the cave system. There are several caves and they are all interesting. The Kings Cave is impressive and it’s filled with ancient drawings and crusader crosses. Well...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

We came across the circular walk to the King’s Caves when slightly off route for the main Arran Coastal Way - a lucky slip. Rather than just coming across the caves as we walked along the rugged shore, we got to read the helpful information...More

Thank One_of_the_BOFs
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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely walk through the forest,along a pebble beach and back alongside the edge of the forest. It says it takes 2.5 hours but we did 1.5 hours easily. The caves themselves are quite something to behold and the views of Machire Bay...More

Thank Lynne B
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

Great circular walk through woodland, providing lots of pleasant scenery if it is a clear day. The cave is very big and provides a great picnic spot on the shore while taking in the surroundings. The walk back across the shore and then back up...More

Thank K C
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