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Wowzers

I felt like I was trying to find Luke Skywalker. This place is magical, and to top it off, it has... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Qasim H
,
Keighley, United Kingdom
via mobile
Step back in time

We visited here while doing the NC500. The sun was out and the waters were crystal clear! The walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hoylkat
,
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Whaligoe KW2, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I felt like I was trying to find Luke Skywalker. This place is magical, and to top it off, it has crystal clear water.

Thank Qasim H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here while doing the NC500. The sun was out and the waters were crystal clear! The walk down is just stunning with all the birds nesting in the cliffs. The walk up is admittedly much harder! The chap who looks after the steps...More

Thank Hoylkat
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic trip down the many steps to the old harbour. Dramatic cliffs and bird life in abundance. Steps back up could be a challenge for the unfit. Back at the top a delight to meet Wee Davy and hear all about the history of the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this historical, natural harbor. The steps create a dramatic entry into the harbor, and the site is quite remote, so my friends and I were alone when we went. The historical harbor is quite small, but dramatic, and has room to climb among...More

Thank Geoffrey S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must visit on the NC500 route! The steps are interesting & provide great views from both the top & bottom. However, what makes Whaligoe so special is Davy! He will give you a no expenses spared in depth history & personal insight...More

Thank Mark L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was invited for dinner with friends to celebrate a very special event (the last supper!!). What a fabulous friendly cafe. The food was superb, dish after delectable dish arrived on the table with inspiration for the food taken from all around the world cuisines known...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Whaligoe steps is a must on anyone’s north coast road trip. Breathtaking view of the North Sea and the cliffs. Take the steps down to the cove and see the ruins at the bottom. Go while you can because I think the health and safety...More

Thank Heather S
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Quite literally, a breathtaking experience and not one for the fainthearted. Spectacular views, fabulous, if eerie, cliffs and and a plethora of bird life. And if you like to hear a good yarn, ask for "Wee Davey" who's cottage is directly opposite the path down...More

1  Thank CostalotTours
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Beautiful Scenery and a nice walk, parking is convenient and it is worth the walk down to see the scenery. there is a sign that says no dogs allowed. Be sure to leave something in the contribution box to help towards the costs for those...More

1  Thank emzmac
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

What an amazing testimony to the fortitude of the fisher folk of yesteryear. Only by visiting this incredible place can you get an impression of how hardy the people must have been to be able to ascend the 365 steps laden with baskets of fish....More

Thank John C
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