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We stopped here on the way back from John O'Groats to Inverness. It's not easy to find, but Google... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
Andy M
Beautiful views

Stunning views and a great walk. I went on a winters day with me boyfriend and his two nieces. The... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Marguerite A
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Whaligoe KW2, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

We stopped here on the way back from John O'Groats to Inverness. It's not easy to find, but Google maps helps. The café was closed but we walked past that to the steps and then descended to the bottom. The cove is dramatic and we...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Stunning views and a great walk. I went on a winters day with me boyfriend and his two nieces. The views were just incredible and we had great fun going up and down the steps. On the way back to the car we bumped into...More

1  Thank Marguerite A
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Just is a perfect way to see Scotland. Beautiful cliffs surrounding the walk down the steps. Great place for tourists, and a little cafe at the top of them. Look out for that to find the steps.

1  Thank sarzmarzbarz
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Use Google Earth...find the landmarks to get there. THERE ARE NO SIGNS. Once there, walk past the cafe to the steps. Amazing piece of work that leads from the bluff down to the sea. It's an amazing piece of history and testimony to what people...More

1  Thank Brad B
Reviewed 28 September 2016

to see in Scotland.Not easy to find , you can spot the right place if you look for a junction of 4 streets and there are some hauses in a row.You go down with steps and you get a really beautifull place,Just take your time...More

1  Thank nigni2002
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We were keen to walk the steps, but must say I was a bit iffy at first, but once you get past the first bend the steps are slightly enclosed and not so scary (well for me anyway!). I was so pleased I managed to...More

1  Thank PhoeniceF
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Breath taking views well worth the walk done the steps. We went on a cloudy / dull day really wished we had gone the day after when it was bright and sunny, but still thought it was amazing.

Thank Ewden
Reviewed 6 September 2016

What a fabulous place to visit. The peace and tranquillity when you are sitting at the bottom overlooking the cliffs and sea is amazing. Quite a few steps to go up and down but if u take ur time it is well worth it.

Thank carolk1979
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had checked this out before we started out on the North Coast 500 trip. Lucky as it wasn't sign posted anywhere and very easy to miss

Thank Anwar S
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Not only is the scenery as breathtaking as everyone has reviewed but when I went in mid August after several days of hard rain I was surprised to see a nice flowing waterfall off the cliff face into the water similar to Mealt Falls. Sure...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