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Chanonry Point

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Chanonry Ness, Fortrose IV10 8SD, Scotland
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“low tide” (81 reviews)
“see dolphins” (81 reviews)
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Chanonry Ness, Fortrose IV10 8SD, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went at the wrong time, tide going out and no dolphins to be seen. Parked at caravan site and walked along shore, lovely walk. Lots of parking at the lighthouse.

Thank Oldelgin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove out to Chanonry Point in the evening, had some takeaway food from a nearby chip shop in the car and looked out over the water- it was a lovely view to enjoy dinner to. After finishing our tea, we went out for a...More

Thank Lynsey H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Chanonry Point and hoped to spot seals and dolphins. We were there for 2 hours and we saw a lot of seals and a handful of dolphins. We got there about an hour after low tide to watch the seals and dolphins...More

Thank holidaylover8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to visit, sadly we didn't see any dolphins this time, but we timed it pretty bad this time around! Apparently the best time to visit to see the dolphins is about an hour after low tide, so check tide times before visiting! It's...More

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed October 11, 2017

A lovely spot with stunning views, sadly no dolphins when I visited. Well signposted and easy to find, single track road through a golfcourse but plenty of passing places so easy to access with consideration for others.

Thank lynsayjane
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

We were sent here by our Airbnb host and WOW we had to find 3lbs of glass in less than an hour and during peak high tide. We plan to return a bit after low tide tomorrow to try and spot the dolphins as they...More

Thank Francesca V
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

We have visited this place several times but when we were there in September the dolphins were very active & very near to the shore so we got a wonderful view of them. We also saw the seals & cormorants. The best time to see...More

1  Thank N10yorkshire
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Nice little place where you can see the dolphins jumping just on the shore side of the lighthouse. on your way there - Fortrose is a small lovely small place with some nice café

Thank Mats B
Reviewed September 17, 2017

We were saying a few days at Fortrose Campsite and decided to have a walk and see if we could see some dolphins. Nothing there on first visit but after a walk along Rosemarkie beach and back we were delighted to see the Dolphins just...More

1  Thank Brian B
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

We were up at 6 am on our holiday, wrapping up warm ready to meet the wind and showers once we got to Chanonry Point on the Moray Firth. We parked in the small car park and the tide was just coming in so we...More

2  Thank AllieIsMe
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April 7, 2017|
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Response from sundownmike | Reviewed this property |
No charge for parking all free and lovely views regards
June 12, 2016|
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Response from sundownmike | Reviewed this property |
I suppose you could use a disposable one on the little beach here but make sure to extinguish it before you leave and remove all rubbish.
Donna O
June 11, 2016|
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Response from Matthew S | Reviewed this property |
Tides can help and you can look them up on line tides4fishing Though we have seen dolphins there at all sorts of times, Note there is a good fish and chip in Fortrose McGinty's and benches make a great area to enjoy them in... More