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Stunning views

Visited here with my teenage daughters and Labrador Samson. Breathtaking views! Was out of puff... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah S
Ashton-under-Lyne, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
“1 small step for Man to many steps at Whaligoe steps”

Outstanding and amazing! Honestly totally worth a visit! Please be mindful that’s it’s off a... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Whaligoe KW2, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my teenage daughters and Labrador Samson. Breathtaking views! Was out of puff coming back up the 300 odd steps. Definitely worth a look.

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Outstanding and amazing! Honestly totally worth a visit! Please be mindful that’s it’s off a residential area and that the few spaces at the back off the houses are also for the people who live there. But down the lane opposite is more places to...More

1  Thank 104kerryann
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Once you actually find it, it is very impressive, some great views, was overcast when we went but must be amazing on a clear day, steps are hard work getting back up, views from the cafe would be great, cafe is closed on a Wednesday

Thank Geezersl
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This place is spectacular in the summer. The water is clear, the flowers are in bloom and its really worth the 300 or so steps back up. I would highly recommend it to couples and people who like nature. It's very pretty!

Thank KateW0909
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The walk down isn't for the faint hearted but hang in there it is worth it. Fantastic grassy platform above sea level but almost at bottom of cliffs. A great place to listen to the roar of the sea and watch the birds. Three Peregrine...More

1  Thank Julie K
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Did this walk down and up the steps some 15 years ago and was not sure I would manage it this time. I did. Going on 70 years I was so pleased with myself. When I read about 70 year old fisher-women who would go...More

1  Thank ColinLivingstone
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Not easy to find, but definitely worth a visit. Spectacular view, steps aren't too strenous either. Just do it. And on your way back; stop at the Whaligoe Steps Cafe. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Yvanca W
Reviewed 17 July 2018

The entrance to the lane leading to Whaligoe Steps is easily missed from the main road and parking is very limited. The 365 steep steps lead down to a grassy area and a small harbour. A good head for heights and care needed when descending...More

1  Thank Csider65
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Google maps will help find it, it is opposite a sign to a cain parking for the steps is very limited as they are marked as residents parking spots, there are spaces by the cafe but the cafe is nothing to do with the steps...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 15 July 2018

A long way down but its spectacular at the bottom. The cove is one of the most beautiful places i've vistited in Scotland. Its a long way back up though.

Thank James M
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Response from Heather S | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are definitely allowed, I took mine but kept him on the leash as there’s a shear drop and no barriers between the steps and the North Sea below. I think they are open every day unless the local council are doing major... More