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Worthwhile Hike

Visited here on a dry day but unfortunately it had been raining previously, meaning the part down... read more

Reviewed yesterday
KCub28
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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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A lovely walk

We took this walk in February, the path is well signposted and in very good condition. Well worth a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Gailic
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Paisley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited here on a dry day but unfortunately it had been raining previously, meaning the part down was very slushy and hard to navigate. The caves themselves were nice to see but had been covered in graffiti which took away from the beauty. Well worth...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ample parking, no facilities (so make sure you stop somewhere else for the loo before you go!), but great views and a lovely walk around some spectacular scenery.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took this walk in February, the path is well signposted and in very good condition. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gailic
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
Thank Markybug73
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
Thank JillAdventures
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 rosie26Cuillin
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
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