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Lovely walk

Did the circular walk including The Giants Graves. Steep at times but well worth it. Waterfalls... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
PJardine
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Stranraer
Spectacular views.

So , we visited here the day after some long , prolonged rainfall. This had a fantastic effect on... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Markybug73
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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All reviews lovely walk coffee pot circular walk well worth the effort viewing platform spectacular waterfall an iron iron age fort heavy rain great viewing picnic benches fair bit start point south end worth the climb photo opportunity taking photographs
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Did the circular walk including The Giants Graves. Steep at times but well worth it. Waterfalls spectacular and the view across Whiting Bay and The Holy Isle were fantastic

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank PJardine
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

So , we visited here the day after some long , prolonged rainfall. This had a fantastic effect on the waterfall once we reached it. Be aware its a fairly strenuous climb up to it ( not unsafe or dangerous tho!) , so no flip...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Luckily we had fantastic weather, blue skies, and no wind. We took the trail up to falls first, and then took the route back down whilst following the river. The walking trail was picturesque and got some spectacular footage on the drone. There are a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alexa C
Reviewed 29 September 2018

It is best to go after heavy rain as the falls will be more spectacular. The walk from Whiting Bay is through woodland and has some uphill sections but for the average walker should be no problem. Be sure to follow the signs and go...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Keith R
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We walked up from Whiting Bay through some well marked forest trails. A good, but not tough walk until the relatively steep bit at the end. Anyone nearing average fitness shouldn't really struggle, but it is certainly not wheelchair friendly. The view out from the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank David R
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Eas a` Chrannaig, or The Glenashdale Falls is at the top of a fairly tough trek from Whiting Bay. The paths are great, especially around the viewing platform. The reason all the pictures are the same, is because there is no way down into the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Did the circular walk which took in the falls first then round to the giants graves. Quite a steep hill up to the falls but well worth it for the views. Walking shoes are a must. I had walking poles too which helped. Spectacular to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JillAdventures
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Can’t believe haven’t made it before - makes great circular walk taking in the giants graves and views over the Holy Isle

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TikoScot
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We walked from our accommodation - a moderate Hill walk through forest tracks. Well signposted and what a treat, a Iron Age Fort remains and after a couple of small waterfalls leading to the most amazing waterfall with a great “knee trembling” viewing platform.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Verity S
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

If you are a waterfall geek like me you will love this walk- I took the main path up following the Burn and then came down on the right side of the woods- I’m glad I went this why as saw two more beautiful waterfalls...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Lee-Anne1
20 July 2018|
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Response from WelshyandLainey | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest that it will be quite difficult due to the distance, rough path and variable heights however without properly knowing more about your use of a stick it’s difficult to be confident about the advice. Perhaps... More
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tommym825
6 April 2018|
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Response from Sharon B | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can go to the bottom of the falls. On the day we were there it was raining so I don’t know where the sun falls. But it was so pretty and. We loved it.
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Markybug73
4 February 2018|
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Response from therapyzone1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is but keep it on a lead near the falls as there is a huge drop. The forest walk around tge area is great too but caution with Arrans Adders as they are protected.
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