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Cape Wrath

Durness, Scotland
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Fabulous Mini Bus Trip/Tour and Ferry Crossing

We took the Cape Wrath Ferry from Keoldale Pier Sept 16th. I enjoyed the 11 mile, 50 minute bus... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Debbie H
The most northerly slum in Britain

I recently cycled from Strathcarron (near Skye) along the west and north coasts of Scotland to... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Brian P
Llandeilo, United Kingdom
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Northwest tip of Scotland.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“the bus” (59 reviews)
“light house” (18 reviews)
“minibus driver” (15 reviews)
Durness, Scotland
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We took the Cape Wrath Ferry from Keoldale Pier Sept 16th. I enjoyed the 11 mile, 50 minute bus ride to Cape Wrath. Our driver had so many amazing stories and observations to share as did our Ferryman who safely navigated the short distance across...More

2  Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I recently cycled from Strathcarron (near Skye) along the west and north coasts of Scotland to Thurso, and Cape Wrath was to be one of the trip highlights. Instead, I found it totally underwhelming and anticlimactic. The coastal view to the east is dazzling, but...More

6  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Two friends and myself took on the Cape Wrath Trail this September and it was a serious physical and mental challenge. On our last day we headed for Cape Wrath from Rhiconich and had booked in to stay with John at the Ozone Cafe located...More

3  Thank StewartWilson89
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Cape Wrath lived up to its name - remote and barren Stewart was a witty commentator Lovely cuppa at Cafe Ozone The real hero was John the ferryman - he warned us that he may not be able to get us back due to the...More

1  Thank chrissG711GF
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The whole point of visiting the northwest of scotland is for the scenery..if you want to go that little bit more..visit cape wrath...Our experience started with arriving at 10.30 to find we had missed the 9.30 ferry..no worries a note informed us there would be...More

3  Thank Martin G
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Our trip out to Cape Wrath was a day to remember! The short ferry trip, the rough 12-mile road trip in a 12-seater, with an excellent driver! and then the marvellous Cape Wrath lighthouse. Plenty of time to ramble around to soak up the history,...More

2  Thank Marg S
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We were staying in Lairg and wanted to go to Cape Wrath so we headed off at 10.30am and arrived at the "ferry" port just outside Durness at around 12pm. The next sailing to the Cape was at 12.30pm. The weather was beautiful. John the...More

1  Thank neepzy
Reviewed 8 September 2017

To get to Cape Wrath is an adventure in itself. You can walk but as I only had a day I chose to go with the ferry and bus option. John the ferryman was great and helpful - confirming times the day before by text....More

Thank MikeX4356
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is an amazing experience must be done. John is a great ferryman. Stuart was our driver and a real charecter very knowledgeable and full of fun he stopped for photos to be taken, the drive to the lighthouse is an experience, wonderful scenery, and...More

Thank Sally537977
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We just spent a week w/Wilderness Scotland on a kayak tour. It was perfect in every way. From the knowledgeable guides picking us up at the RR Station in Inverness to many warm hugs goodbye. Everything was top notch from the guides, lodging, food, equipment....More

Thank Sistah-G
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30 June 2017|
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Response from Gillingmeg | Reviewed this property |
Yes but the boat doesn't allow too many at the same time. And agree with the comment that the road is extremely rough.
17 April 2017|
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Response from Reddenning | Reviewed this property |
We'd recommend the Whale's Tale in the craft village for lunch or a simple dinner menu. Nicely prepared and presented dishes.
Sandra R
24 February 2015|
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Response from Capewrathminibus | Property representative |
Durness. (11 miles)