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Best food ever

Karen and John prepare unusual and delicious food, reasonably priced, in a cafe with the best view... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Yosemite National Park, California

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

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Qasim H
Keighley, United Kingdom
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Whaligoe KW2, Scotland
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Not much there. Lovely Cliff side and can see a waterfall just about and the birds nesting in the cliff. Then it’s the hike up loads of steps back up to the top.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Karen and John prepare unusual and delicious food, reasonably priced, in a cafe with the best view in Scotland.

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Reviewed 24 May 2018 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.

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 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

1  Thank Hoylkat
Reviewed 11 May 2018

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

1  Thank genielatrobe
Reviewed 5 May 2018 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

1  Thank Geoffrey S
Reviewed 28 April 2018 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
Reviewed 23 April 2018 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

1  Thank sue249
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
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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Helen B
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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