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Whaligoe Steps

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Whaligoe KW2, Scotland
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Worth the trip

Not easy to find, but definitely worth a visit. Spectacular view, steps aren't too strenous either... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Yvanca W
via mobile
Exhilarating

The entrance to the lane leading to Whaligoe Steps is easily missed from the main road and parking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Csider65
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Heysham, United Kingdom
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“herring” (10 reviews)
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Whaligoe KW2, Scotland
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"natural harbour"
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"the cliff"
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"the main road"
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"coast trip"
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"men and women"
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"incredible place"
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"atmospheric place"
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"fantastic history"
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"car park"
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"his knowledge"
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"views are amazing"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not easy to find, but definitely worth a visit. Spectacular view, steps aren't too strenous either. Just do it. And on your way back; stop at the Whaligoe Steps Cafe. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Yvanca W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The entrance to the lane leading to Whaligoe Steps is easily missed from the main road and parking is very limited. The 365 steep steps lead down to a grassy area and a small harbour. A good head for heights and care needed when descending...More

Thank Csider65
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Google maps will help find it, it is opposite a sign to a cain parking for the steps is very limited as they are marked as residents parking spots, there are spaces by the cafe but the cafe is nothing to do with the steps...More

Thank Rob M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A long way down but its spectacular at the bottom. The cove is one of the most beautiful places i've vistited in Scotland. Its a long way back up though.

Thank James M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much there. Lovely Cliff side and can see a waterfall just about and the birds nesting in the cliff. Then it’s the hike up loads of steps back up to the top.

Thank JetSetter03
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Karen and John prepare unusual and delicious food, reasonably priced, in a cafe with the best view in Scotland.

Thank klebaumpp
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

I felt like I was trying to find Luke Skywalker. This place is magical, and to top it off, it has crystal clear water.

Thank Qasim H
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We visited here while doing the NC500. The sun was out and the waters were crystal clear! The walk down is just stunning with all the birds nesting in the cliffs. The walk up is admittedly much harder! The chap who looks after the steps...More

1  Thank Hoylkat
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Fantastic trip down the many steps to the old harbour. Dramatic cliffs and bird life in abundance. Steps back up could be a challenge for the unfit. Back at the top a delight to meet Wee Davy and hear all about the history of the...More

1  Thank genielatrobe
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

I loved this historical, natural harbor. The steps create a dramatic entry into the harbor, and the site is quite remote, so my friends and I were alone when we went. The historical harbor is quite small, but dramatic, and has room to climb among...More

1  Thank Geoffrey S
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