Things to do in Burghead

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Things to Do in Burghead

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  • David M
    Cumnock63 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The area is a combination of a great sandy beach and woodlands. There are good toilet facilities and a food truck serving a variety of snacks, tea coffee etc. at the location.
    There are various pathways for walks and picnic areas with tables and benches.
    If you visit you will be glad you did and you will remember it.
    Written 27 May 2024
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  • David M
    Cumnock63 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Burghead visitors centre is fairly compact but contains a lot of information within it. There is also a viewing area overlooking the sea with binoculars supplied.
    The staff could not be friendlier or more welcoming. Entry is by donation. My wife and i really enjoyed our visit.
    Written 27 May 2024
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  • S & S MacGregor
    Cromarty, UK38 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great wee museum, situated in the small peninsula village of Burghead, beautiful views all round, the museum has some rubbing activitys for uounger kids, full of different bits and bobs of interest. Staff are warm and welcoming would vist again , especially on a warmer day to just sit and soak in the beautiful veiws.
    Written 9 August 2023
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  • charlie
    Elgin, UK1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good harbour lovely day an fortunately her of new Chinese opens a week ago though would try as my mum lives in burg head I had house special chow mien my mum had the chicken and sweet corn soup and my brother had same as me Very Very Very disappointed the beef.and pork was tough as old boots the chicken was tasteless and the prawns were rubber .my mums soup wasn’t good either lots of sweet corn.my brothers was same as mine very expensive compared to other Chinese’s in the area and the are using cheap meats it’s the worst meal iv had from any Chinese and iv been all over the country and world
    Written 10 June 2021
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  • macedonboy
    Glasgow, UK185,162 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    The previous reviewer has already written a beautiful history of the Shetland Bus, so all I’ll say is it’s worth visiting this if you’re in Burghead. It’s a very unusual and moving story of the Allied war effort.
    Written 12 June 2022
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  • macedonboy
    Glasgow, UK185,162 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This well was discovered in the 18th century and possibly linked to the ancient Pictish fort near Burghead Harbour, although it’s not known for sure who or why it was built. The well is reached from a flight of 20 steps cut into the rock and reaches down to a chamber with a sunken well, which is permanently fed by a natural spring. An unusual and slightly mysterious attraction in Burghead.

    Note that the door to the entrance is locked and a key is available from the Burghead Visitor Centre or Bothy Bistro cafe in town.
    Written 12 June 2022
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  • alibatty🦇
    Dundee, UK17,917 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Apparently this boat was one of the most celebrated boats in the Moray Firth. The 45 foot long Fyfie design fishing vessel crafted from larch on oak , was built in Fraserburgh in 1931 by Wilson Noble’s yard . It operated out of Fraserburgh using small-line, great-line and drift net. On the 29th August 1946 a Royal Navy Firefly got into difficulties and ditched into the sea near the boat, clipping off her mast. Sadly, the 20 year old pilot lost his life.After that the vessel lay on the quayside for 3 decades after running aground in the 80s, and was close to being demolished, until a saviour , Peter Wilson , restored it for posterity. It’s final resting place is suitable to see out it’s retirement.
    Written 8 June 2023
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  • kbessette1
    Mystic, CT7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We (family of 3; 9 yr old boy) went for a slow horse ride through the forest to the beach and back with Allison. It was a very relaxing 2 hour ride; simple, peaceful, beautiful. We didn't bring our own boots which are required, but Equus had enough to let us borrow.
    Written 27 August 2023
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  • wpchlc1
    San Antonio, TX99 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Duncan was an exceptional guide, took his time to personalize our tour and made it truly outstanding. His connection with the distilleries makes things so smooth, a personal introduction and handoff at each one.

    Our tour was an all day adventure, and in addition to the distilleries he drove us through the countryside and around back roads in towns that had hidden features for us to see that we wouldn’t have known about otherwise. He pointed out several amazing locations, and provided a lot of historical context and other bits of information we had not known.

    Duncan is courteous, thoughtful, an exceptional driver, and very prepared. Do yourself a favor, if you’re going on a distillery tour, let him drive you. It makes the experience so much better.
    Written 6 February 2024
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  • Tom McPherson
    Hopeman, UK7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I am pleased to recommend Moray Firth Fishing Charters
    as an exceptional choice for a fishing and wildlife boat hire company. With a strong commitment to offering unforgettable experiences in observing wildlife in their natural habitats.
    From marine mammals, such as dolphins and whales, to seabirds and other coastal wildlife, Moray Firth Fishing Charters offer a diverse range of wildlife encounters. Whether you are a fisherman, photographer, a wildlife enthusiast, or simply looking to appreciate the beauty of nature, their tours provide excellent opportunities to witness a variety of species in their natural environments.
    Written 9 March 2024
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