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Impressive

This coast is truly unique and naturally beautiful. The castle is very impressive made more grand... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Lusy S
,
Burghead, United Kingdom
via mobile
Spectacular seascape and nice easy walk

The seas stack is reached by following the cliff top path South of the car park for about 20... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Stewart D
,
Dunfermline
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15 Sep 2017
“Impressive ”
28 Aug 2017
“Spectacular seascape and nice easy walk”
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Sandwick, Scotland
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This coast is truly unique and naturally beautiful. The castle is very impressive made more grand by the crashing waves. Walking boots recommended as it could be muddy.

Thank Lusy S
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

The seas stack is reached by following the cliff top path South of the car park for about 20 minutes or so. The walking is pretty easy going, but it can be a bit wet in places so grab your boots. The wind can be...More

Thank Stewart D
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

The stretch of coastline from Birsay to Stromness is spectacular. The 5 mile walk from Yesnaby to Gaulton Castle and back must be one of the best short coastal walks in Britain.Spectacular cliff scenery,sea stacks, bird life and flowers. The going is generally easy.

Thank dwh284
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

I went here after reading another review. I hadn't understood that it was a sea stack ... dozy me was expecting an actual castle! Still even although the weather wasn't brilliant it is spectacular to see and I got some really good photos.

Thank fmacandr
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Reviewed 9 February 2014

Yesnaby Castle is a vertical stack of stone constantly battered by the winds and waves, in the middle of the Yesnaby Cliffs. A great opportunity to see nature in its wildest form. Careful, it can be very windy and the paths can be treacherous because...More

1  Thank Bruno B
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Reviewed 23 August 2013

The Yesnaby castle is an impressive 115ft sea stack about 15 -20 mins walk along the coastal path, south of the car park at Yesnaby point , where you will find interpretive panels and great views. The walk along the cliff top is interesting and...More

8  Thank Peter-T-Summer2013
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