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From the car park we took the path on the left hand side. Quite difficult for me as very steep... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
JillAdventures
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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Great little walk, wish we’d taken our swimsuits!

We walked the 3mile circular from the car park at Torbeg. Took the dog. Was a little busy with... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Rosie H
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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

So , after a pleasant walk with the dogs through the woods and along the beach , we arrived at the main event , disappointing to say the least.. Kings caves to me are just some large entrances in the cliff sides , not really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

From the car park we took the path on the left hand side. Quite difficult for me as very steep decent down to the beach. The circular path from the beach back was much easier. Glad we went that way and not in the reverse....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We walked the 3mile circular from the car park at Torbeg. Took the dog. Was a little busy with people at the start but it thinned our after awhile. Generally fine underfoot, you could do it in good approach shoes as there are elements that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rosie H
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We took the circular walk starting on the left hand side through woodland. It can be rough underfoot and steep / narrow in places. The path on the right was an easier walk. Scenery was great and the caves were interesting. Stoney / boulder beach...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Louisecd_10
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Stunning scenery. Hard going in places but so worth it. Caves were worth a visit. On arriving at the carpark we went to the right hand path and followed it all the way round. Took around 21/2 hours in total but that included a few...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elaine B
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We took the route from the forestry commission car park near Torbeg. The walk was roughly 4.5 miles. We went to the left side through a forest, the path was very well kept and we didn't see a soul til we got to the beach....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bubblefish77
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We went specifically looking for the King’s caves in Arran. Not that easy to find using the postcode but access is on the A841 a mile or so on the left when coming from Torbeg. There is a small parking and picnic area. A map...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 297jawahars
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We walked the same circular from the carpark 25 years ago, the only difference today is that there are more visitors. It was nice to be back again and walk alongside the coast, visit the caves where king Robbert the Bruce had hise famed encounter...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Huurman1968
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Lovely walk to get here and great views from cliff tops. Nice clear path to get to shore and back. Excellent parking. Amazing caves and well worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank V6731MDemmag
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

There are many different routes to these caves, each ending with a great view and time spent exploring the caves themselves. As we were staying at the Kinloch hotel in Blackwaterfoot my wife and I chose to take the scenic route along the coast. This...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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