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Smoo Cave

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Address: Durness, Scotland
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Smoo

Fantastic place for a visit, we visited after heavy rains and the waterfall in the 2nd 'room' was a force to be reckoned with. My other half is not fond of caves, but even she... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tom J
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place for a visit, we visited after heavy rains and the waterfall in the 2nd 'room' was a force to be reckoned with. My other half is not fond of caves, but even she managed to go in and have a sneak peak.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited early in the morning just after sun rise and enjoyed the short walk down from the car park. There was some interesting information to read around the site. Kids loved the cave and my youngest swears she saw jake and the neverland pirates.

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Thank hutto0573
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Smoo caves is just stunning, along with the surrounding coast line and beaches. Although there is some parking we had to park on the road due to lack of space. This was no issue and was just a short walk to the cave. There are numerous steps to get down to the cave but they are well maintained and not... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on a very wet November. Easy to park 5 minutes walk on well made path go right into the Cave viewing platform no tours in winter but didn't bother me.

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Thank FerrisTravels
Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

A visit to this cave is a must if you're holidaying on the north coast. Amazing caves cause by the forces of the sea and rivers.

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Amazing to see the effect the sea has on limestone, brilliant for children and adults alike, steep decent but worth the effort and a beautiful cove too.

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Pecs, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

It is winter it is raining and almost everywhere is closed! Stop in the car park, take the steps down the cliff and you are rewarded with a surprising cave system once the refuge of Vikings. The walk in to the cave is flat and goes as far as a waterfall. Apparently in the summer there is also a boat... More 

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

May 2016 We were staying at the nearby Sango Sands campsite as part of a tour of Scotland with an old friend - her in her campervan and us in our caravan. We were out on a Geocaching jaunt and stopped to find the Earthcache here. We looked around the cave and then the ladies strolled around the area while... More 

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Sunbury-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

The area is in the more remote parts of Scotland so a stop to visit the cave makes a lot of sense especially because it is free if you don't do the boat trip. The cave is convenient because it is on the main road everyone has to use.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

A short decent down a pathway takes you to this huge natural cave. When you go inside it is a huge cavern with a short walkway to a waterfall that comes through the roof of the cave. You can climb up the wLkway to view the whole sea inlet and cross the road to view the waterfall from above. Almost... More 

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