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Dunnet Head

B855 | Dunnet, Thurso KW14 8YE, Scotland
+44 1847 851774
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Most northerly point of Mainland Britain

Glorious weather - nearly got blown off the cliff with the strong winds! Free parking and good... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sue P
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Ossett, United Kingdom
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Amazing

Even on a bitterly cold April day, the views are amazing. Well worth a visit. Had to go back as no... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Somersetgirl
,
Wirral
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Promoting the north of Scotland. We have a wealth of knowledge about the walking, wildlife and general information about the North. Dunnet Head is the focal point of the North Highland Way.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“john o'groats” (62 reviews)
“stunning views” (35 reviews)
“uk mainland” (21 reviews)
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B855 | Dunnet, Thurso KW14 8YE, Scotland
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+44 1847 851774
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Glorious weather - nearly got blown off the cliff with the strong winds! Free parking and good information about the lighthouse and bird life.

Thank Sue P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even on a bitterly cold April day, the views are amazing. Well worth a visit. Had to go back as no visibility the day before due to mist

Thank Somersetgirl
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting John O'Groats which is well endowed with shops and visitor's centers, Dunnet Head is remote and not commercialised but has spectacular views. On a rainy day, we were lucky to experience a break in the weather to enjoy the views. The road from...More

Thank beheaded c
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I rode my electric bike from home in Dunnet to Dunnet Head. I usually go before the start of the holiday season so I am not inundated with travellers some of which do not know how t negotiate single track roads.The Head was completely deserted...More

Thank Colin L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The North Highland Way passes through Dunnet Head, the most northerly point of the UK mainland. Dunnet Head has been described as Caithness in miniature. It is a beautiful wild place, far from the madding crowd. The views to Orkney are stupendous, and you can...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk up to see stones can get busy lovely to see . Weather not great this time of year windy but well worth the visit

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

So glad I ventured here while holidaying in Scotland and even visited the most NE point as well. Lovely views and the weather was lovely

Thank Clare L
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Visited on a cold, sunny afternoon and experienced the most amazing views across to the Orkney islands. This would be a great place to walk in summer and take in the vista and wide variety of bird and sea life

Thank annie567
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The most northerly place in the uk and one of my favourite places to visit in Scotland. Midway between Thurso and Ogroats and a must for all who wants to go to the real most northern point of main land UK. Great location great views...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Beautiful little beach for a nice short walk, and if you like you can search for the elusive Groatie Buckie which lands on this beach. The Views are beautiful.

Thank emzmac
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Jack Yuken
23 May 2017|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I can't answer your question as I'm not a tour operator. If you're on a cruise ship you could try asking the Purser or someone in their travel office. Have a great trip.😎
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AnneC4freedom
9 April 2017|
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Response from OutDog | Reviewed this property |
There isn't any at the location. The one road approach at the start has a Pub/Hotel. That's about it I'm afraid ☹️
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Elizabeth M
29 May 2016|
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Response from Nigel N | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry don't know. The TI should be able to help.
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