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King's Caves

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Address: Blackwaterfoot, Scotland

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NIce Walk!

We walked from the village of Blackwaterfoot. It is a great walk along the coast with lots of lovely views. Recommend either walking shoes or boots for where you walk over... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked from the village of Blackwaterfoot. It is a great walk along the coast with lots of lovely views. Recommend either walking shoes or boots for where you walk over rocks/stones. If it is wet boots are best as your feet will get soaked on the grass otherwise.Take a torch to get a good view inside the caves. There... More 

Thank Wilton2
Much Wenlock, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The caves is quite impressive and has an interesting story. The walk down through the forest to the cave is nice.

Thank Moir
Taunton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our family on the walk to Kings cave from the car park in the forest,it is a 3 mile round trip but we did only the short side as we had a baby with us. The walk through the forest was picturesque,we took the buggy which was reasonabley OK. We were attacked by flys but as we had... More 

Thank Barbara L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk to the caves. They are a must see even if you are on the isle for just a day! We walked through the golf course on the way in and through the rocks on the way out. Well worth the trip.

Thank Maia S
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place, stunning views really worth the walk with so much to see! You can go one route through field and return by the coast

Thank Agnieszka H
Al Khobar
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These caves are steeped in history and if you have the time are well worth the walk down through the woods to them. If it is raining make sure your footwear is for walking and has a grip, otherwise don't try as it gets steep in some parts. If it is hot and sunny watch out for the midgies---they're a... More 

Thank Abdulkareem A
Largs, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great walk to the caves views over machrie moor amazing and keep an eye open for wildlife path tricky downhill on both sides, but worth a visit

Thank Gerry L
Glendale, California
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95 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We walked here from the car park in the forestry reserve, off the A841. It's a nice walk, initially forest (but it's a nice forest, doesn't feel boring like a plantation), then along open moor facing the sea, and then down the cliffs to the beach where the caves are. The cave itself was small, not very impressive, but the... More 

Thank David_from_Glendale
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Walk was about 30 mins from the car park, couple of uphill moments. I'm not very fit and I found it ok, I was carrying a 9 month old in a sling. You couldn't make it down to the coast with a pram. Views are gorgeous and the caves are good too.

Thank Gillian C
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71 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We had visited Arran before and promised ourselves to return to view the caves, this time we finally made it. Moderate walk in via the right hand path from the car park. The caves themselves are stunning to explore but taking a torch will give you a much better idea of depths and Heights which you might miss without one.... More 

Thank VinnyDJV

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