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Address: Chanonry Ness, Fortrose IV10 8SD, Scotland
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Dolphins!!

This is the place to come see Dolphins ( if like me you don't do boats!) just fabulous to see these fantasic creatures. Can get very busy here , car park has been revamped ( for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Tracy J
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Fakenham, United Kingdom
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Fakenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the place to come see Dolphins ( if like me you don't do boats!) just fabulous to see these fantasic creatures. Can get very busy here , car park has been revamped ( for the better) I would suggest to get here early check tide times too ( I was told they most likely come to feed and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I never tire of this place. Whenever we visit the area we always pay this place a visit. If you're lucky enough to get a parking spot, then you're in for a treat. As you drive past the golf club, which accompanies you on both sides of the single track road, you get the welcome you'd like... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

have visited here almost every year but this year the place has been tidied with better parking, picnic benches and other seating scattered around making it far more comfortable. It is often busy but things are spaced out so you don't feel squashed. Never seen dolphins from here yet though!

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Thank Rory561
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Rosemarkie and it was a good walk to the point but well worth it if you time it right. We aimed to get there halfway between low and high tide and were not disappointed. Saw dolphins every day except the last then stopped off at Nairn on the way home and there they were in the Cromarty... More 

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Thank AlyG1954
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The half hour wait was well worth it just to see the dolphins swim close to the shore. From the campsite it is a mile walk along the shore line but the road does go all the way to the lighthouse

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Thank des m
Swanage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place to go for a walk and spot dolphins from the beach. The place has had a makeover recently. Worth the effort but not guaranteed to see Dolphins

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Thank 851gill
London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never seen wild dolphins and although it was cold they were well worth the wait. Check tidal times and if it is nice out then expect a crowd but they help as it means more eyes looking for the dolphins. We were lucky enough to be there whilst an expert was taking pictures and he told us all... More 

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Amble, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked from Rosemarkie along the lovely beach to the point and joined several other people to watch for the Dolphins. There is good parking plus benches and picnic tables which makes the waiting easier. This is The Best spot for watching although we didn't see them. On our last visit we did and it was magical 👍💕🐬🐬🐬🐬

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spectacular views, did see some seals popping up for air close to shore but unfortunately it was a bit too rough to see any dolphins. Great place to visit, could spend hours just watching on a nice day. Parking bays are a bit narrow and could do with a café and some toilets, watch out for golfers as you drive... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking to see dolphins this is the only place to go. Check the tidal times as we were told that an incoming tide was the best time to see them and this proved correct. If you have difficulties walking across the beach or accessibility problems, there is a footpath to the rear of the lighthouse. We arrived... More 

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