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St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve

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St Abbs, Scotland
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“the cliff” (20 reviews)
“sea birds” (21 reviews)
“car park” (23 reviews)
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St Abbs, Scotland
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"the cliff"
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"sea birds"
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"car park"
in 23 reviews
"st abbs head"
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"lovely walk"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 5 reviews
"bird life"
in 5 reviews
"coastal views"
in 4 reviews
"craft shop"
in 4 reviews
"circular walk"
in 4 reviews
"worth taking the time"
in 2 reviews
"leisurely pace"
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"light house"
in 4 reviews
"nature reserve"
in 5 reviews
"seabird colonies"
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"weather conditions"
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"visitor center"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I spent a few hours wandering around the NNR and visiting their coffee ☕️ Shop. A few hours didn’t do it justice, a full day is needed. Unfortunately the elements were against us, a little sun 🌞 but lots of rain ☔️....More

Thank Highland-Birder
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful harbour just north of Berwick upon Tweed. Lovely cafe for lunch or coffee and cake. Great place to break a journey

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was recommended this walk at the information centre in St Abbs - it's well worth try, just to experience at first hand some of the stunning scenery in the area. You need a few hours to enjoy the walk at a leisurely pace - there...More

1  Thank jeizza
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My parents and I, along with my dog completed this walk. Albeit at a leisurely pace as lots of photos were taken on route. We had a beautiful sunny blue skied day, which always helps to make any day out that little bit better. We...More

1  Thank Rikalus
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went out to St Abbs Head for an evening walk. Plenty of seabirds to view and lovely views of Mire Loch. No midges.

Thank NealeandSue
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

So happy to this walk from the visitors centre as it turned out more than I expected. The walk has great access to all abilities or can be partly done by vehicle. The coastal birds were great to see with an added bonus around the...More

1  Thank Salmo01
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Love this place. So much varied landscape but the real stars are the cliffs and the seabirds. Good to see them all lined up again on the ledges.

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

there are different walks to do here depending on how long you want to walk the main one is around the lighthouse and has amazing views of the coast line, there are a few sheer drops but the path is well back from these, but...More

1  Thank lunnys
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Just discovered this place, thanks to spotting a photo on instagram, and it is beyond beautiful, for any nature lovers this is a must see....we spotted a pod of dolphins upon arrival, the rugged coastline is just beautiful, so many birds, seals truly is a...More

Thank Lucy A
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Not a great deal to do whilst in this otherwise rural location (so I would not send anyone too far out of their way to visit) exceptions are - admire the picturesque views and lookout for the abundance of nature/birdlife that's all around you, or...More

Thank Michael O
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SMARTYPANTS09
24 May 2015|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
The two most likely birds of prey to be seen in the area of the cliffs I would suggest are Peregrine Falcon or Kestrel. I've usually seen the Peregrines on my trips here.
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