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Dunnet Head

B855 | Dunnet, Thurso KW14 8YE, Scotland
+44 1847 851774
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Brilliant Viewpoint with stunning scenery highly recommended for a visit shame u cannot get into... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful views

Dunnet Head is a fantastic photo stop. The views are spectacular. From the carpark there is a short... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Promoting the north of Scotland. We are the managers of the North Highland Way project, developed the Dunnet Head Educational Trust and 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.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“uk mainland” (20 reviews)
B855 | Dunnet, Thurso KW14 8YE, Scotland
+44 1847 851774
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Brilliant Viewpoint with stunning scenery highly recommended for a visit shame u cannot get into the lighthouse but did not spoil our visit and we saw some seals which added to a great afternoon

Thank Susanf28
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dunnet Head is a fantastic photo stop. The views are spectacular. From the carpark there is a short walk (up a hill) to a secondary viewing area. A must do is getting a photo with "The most northerly point of mainland Britain" sign.

Thank Addicted2Travel_2017
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having spent some time at John O'Groats, we knew that we had do visit the real deal - Dunnet Head. From the A836, the road becomes narrow and winding, so take your time and try to avoid peak times. Keep an eye out for the...More

Thank AndyPlusJan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dunnet Head is a must place to visit in Caithness. The views over Orkney are spectacular and you could spend hours bird watching. We were particularly interested in the concrete huts which housed the naval officers during the war and it brought home how hostile...More

Thank paddy274
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dunnet head is the most northern point on the UK mainland. Although you cannot access the lighthouse it is lovely to look out to see and at the cliffs. Would be lovely to visit when the sea birds are nesting

Thank Thelma A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth heading out just that little bit further just to say you have really been to the furthest point. It was a long uneven trek to see the stacks but I cant even begin to tell you how breathtaking the scenery and the birdlife on...More

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It must be 50 + years since I was last here Stunning views and great boards with history and information Certainly blows away the cobwebs and gives your lungs good fresh air

Thank wwotn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You must stop by this vantage point when visiting the Caithness area. You should not miss the chance being at the most northern spot of Great Britain. So next stop Lands End?!

Thank robkins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I agree with a previous reviewer, forget John o Groats it's just a car park! Dunnet Head is interesting visit but bleak, especially when the wind is howling!

Thank Trish S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Forget John O'Groats, Dunnet Head is a much better experience-there is a great Lighthouse and a walk along the top of the cliff. Everyone thinks John O'Groats is the most northerly most point but actually this is it.

Thank gills432
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Jack Yuken
23 May 2017|
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.😎
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 ☹️
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.