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Whaligoe Steps

I am terrified of heights but managed the steps without too much trouble, the man who maintains... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2015
Drumnadrochit, United Kingdom
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Wonderful place and largely 'undiscovered' I suspect. Epic descent down over the steps once used by... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2015
Gourock, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

I am terrified of heights but managed the steps without too much trouble, the man who maintains them was out when we came back up and told us the history and got the craic for a while. It's not too hard going coming back up...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2015

Wonderful place and largely 'undiscovered' I suspect. Epic descent down over the steps once used by fisher women to take baskets of fish from the boats at the bottom to the barrels on the clifftop.

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Reviewed 18 July 2015

After a wet and rainy day the weather improved and we went in search of the Whaligoe steps. The walk down the steps was great and worth the climb back up. At the top we spoke to one of the locals who keep the steps...More

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 9 July 2015

As a family we stumbled upon Whaligoe in a guide and decided that it was worth a visit. We were blown away by its beauty and the fact that very few know of it-a hidden gem if even there was one! We even met one...More

Thank travelling2014
Reviewed 6 July 2015

No signposting - they are opposite the sign for Cairn of Get, so look out for that - where an offshoot road goes past a few houses and there is a car park at the end of them. I drove up and down the main...More

1  Thank Scotlandmac
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

We were prepared to " miss" the place, but if you read previous comments and have a good navigation system, everything is fine. After 10 min of historical explanation , accompanied by showing of a picture of the area dated early '900 by an amazingly...More

1  Thank Danessia
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Although not easy to find and poorly signposted (blink and you miss it on the A9 - another reason to drive reasonably on this road not rush around like you are on a race track) it is well worth a call in. However you do...More

Thank darkisle
Reviewed 16 May 2015

This place is amazing!! Not easy to find, but a great hidden gem. (Not for those who can't cope with heights). The steps are very steep and I would recommend wearing sturdy footwear, as could be slippy if wet. It's a really easy walk down...More

1  Thank wickedwooser
Reviewed 13 May 2015

The steps are a real hidden gem. From the top of the cliff and steps the beauty is breathtaking. Don't be fooled by the ease of walking down to the bottom because the pull back up is pretty tough.

Thank Browserforhotel
Reviewed 23 April 2015

We'd read online that these were tough to find and they were not wrong. There are no sign posts on the main road, not even a sign at the tiny car park. Thank goodness for Iphone/GPS/Google!! It was about a 5 min drive south from...More

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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