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Cape Wrath

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Address: Durness, Scotland
Phone Number:
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Northwest tip of Scotland.

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Well worth the time

Just getting to Cape Wrath is an experience in itself. Loved the 'ferry' which carries 12 people !! Journey from the quay to the lighthouse takes around 50 mins. Our driver 'Alan... read more

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Aston Clinton, United Kingdom
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Aston Clinton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just getting to Cape Wrath is an experience in itself. Loved the 'ferry' which carries 12 people !! Journey from the quay to the lighthouse takes around 50 mins. Our driver 'Alan' kept us amused and informed as we made slow progress. Once there the views are fantastic. Given that it was hot and sunny when we were there it... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Small boat ferry across to pick up the minibus waiting for the one hour ride through the bombing range to Cape Wrath lighthouse 7 pounds return ferry ride. Minibus 12 pounds each Beware no toilets at the lighthouse cafe

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Thank Bridget S
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's worth the trip to come and visit this place. But that depends on A if the military are doing bombing runs and B if the weather permits !! It's s short boat trip then an hour long bus ride on some very uneven roads to get there ! The chap who drive our bus gave a commentary and things... More 

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Thank ElviraVonGizmo
Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely scenic place with everything supplied larger than life. Beaches, cliffs, weather ;) although when I visited the weather was glorious. Their is also a very quirky craft village in the old war building not far away

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Thank whatyaseeiswhatyaget
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to get on the tiny 4 man ferry across to Cape Wrath on what appeared to be a dreich dismal day. On arrival at the other side the sun began to peer out and we had a nice clear view once at the lighthouse. The 11 mile journey takes a full hour due to the poor... More 

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1 Thank Kelly C
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful trip, great commentary from the driver of the bus who knows no fear! Road was a track and he handled it like a pro, we had a great time. Scenery is stunning and would be a shame to miss

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Thank Mary W
New Glasgow, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was fortunate in that it was dry and sunny the day I arrived in Cape Wrath from Sandwood Bay at the end of a 58-day hike on the Scottish National Trail, and that there was no DND activity that day (14 September 2014). The warm welcome I had from John Ure at the lighthouse Oasis Cafe was simply superb... More 

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Thank AVeitch
Orkney Islands, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a way this is a negative review as we did not get to Cape Wrath. I am writing this so that people understand that the trip is very much dependant on the weather. There is a very small boat to take you across the Firth and then a mini bus to the Cape itself. You are advised to phone... More 

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1 Thank peediequine
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Stewart the minibus driver and John the ferry man shared great local knowledge and were friendly and funny - stopped the night at Kervaig with a magical beach to ourselves - simply stunning!

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2 Thank Simonedwardcox
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We walked the Cape Wrath Trail, starting from For William and finishing in the little Cafe. It was an intense journey, but the crown and glory was the stay at the Cafe. John went out of his way to make us feel welcome, he fed us great food, even offered us bubbly to celebrate the hike, made sure we were... More 

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