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Address: Durness, Scotland
Phone Number: 5038
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Northwest tip of Scotland.

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An interesting journey and destination

May 2016 We were staying at the nearby Sango Sands campsite as part of a tour of Scotland with an old friend - her in her campervan and us in our caravan. We had heard of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

May 2016 We were staying at the nearby Sango Sands campsite as part of a tour of Scotland with an old friend - her in her campervan and us in our caravan. We had heard of Cape Wrath and the stretch of road that is not connected to any other road and thought that we'd visit. We caught the ferry... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

We hiked the Cape Wrath Trail starting in Fort William. On the last day of hiking we arrived at Cape Wrath some time before noon - and were warmly greeted by the kind owner of the Ozone Café. We spent several hours there, enjoying sandwiches, crisps, hot chocolate and tea until we got the chance to catch a ride on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed the trip. Little boat across the Kyle - only 4 at a time then on the minibus for the 11 miles to the light house ( bumpy hour journey). The guide was great, friendly and interesting, Loved the place - so bleak and desolate with no-one living their permanently. Saw the lighthouse on a gorgeous sunny day -... More 

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Thank Wendy M
Jedburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

My son and I were camping for a couple of days at Sandwood Bay. We were blessed with lovely sunny days (and very cold nights!). We walked up to Cape Wrath - a walk not to be under-estimated as there are no paths and a lot of boggy terrain. It took the full 4.5 hours suggested on Walkhighlands website. Arriving... More 

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

You cannot drive to the tip of Cape Wrath or any where near it. You would think you could because there is a signpost off the main road at Keoldale Green, but this is a cul-de-sac stopping at the ferry. There is the problem, if it is too windy, the ferry doesn't sail, so you cant cross to the bus... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Beautiful day in the sun at the end of the season. Excellent commentary on the history of Cape Wrath and the lighthouse by the bus service. Plenty of deer near the lighthouse. And the seals popped up at the light minute!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Camped on Sandwood Bay beach, then walked to Cape Wrath lighthouse. Over heather and boggy covered terrain. Weather was sunny and hot. needed to take water from the fast running flows en route. The views and not as special as other areas of Scotland but wildwrness all the same. Saw many species of bird on the day long walk, including... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Stuart gave a fascinating commentary during our trip to and from Cape Wrath - an hour long 11 mile drive on a rough track to a beautiful coastal viewpoint.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

If you are hoping for a luxury trip, don't bother, you won't enjoy a visit to Cape Wrath. However, if you want great scenery and friendly staff along with a fun and not too taxing experience this may be the trip for you. For the end of the season it was quite busy and space is limited so you might... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to get on the first ferry and away we went in the minibus with Dan. Great commentary all the way there and back (11 miles each way), learnt a lot, saw a lot too. Views from the edge were out of this world, weather did turn a bit while we were up there but did not... More 

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