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Dounreay

Dunera Dunera A836 between Melvich and Thurso, Thurso KW14 8XW, Scotland
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Didnt give me dundy

wont be back spent 36 years there..good laugh but wont be back again due to bad HR... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
453andy
,
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
Would be nice to have a bit more information on this beast.

Just an empty car part and a few signs giving some details about the plant. Would have been... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Joe H
,
New York
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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good15%
  • Average25%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible40%
3 Jun 2017
“Would be nice to have a bit more information on this beast.”
12 Aug 2017
“Didnt give me dundy”
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Dunera Dunera A836 between Melvich and Thurso, Thurso KW14 8XW, Scotland
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

wont be back spent 36 years there..good laugh but wont be back again due to bad HR department..lol..still getting pension though

Thank 453andy
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Just an empty car part and a few signs giving some details about the plant. Would have been nice to have an enclosed area with more information on the plant. Wouldn't need to be manned so would cost very little. i personally enjoyed being there...More

Thank Joe H
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This should really be removed as a visitor attraction as per other reviews there really is nothing to see here, unless you count the workers vehicles parked on the onetime airfield. It should not even merit a '1'.

1  Thank Robert B
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

The Old Power Station is now being decommissioned and has around 2,000 people working on it. Really not much to see from the viewing area now its not working. 2.9 Billion Pounds in the current budget to decommission this old nuclear power station

1  Thank Yorkie1948
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Don't bother turning off at the sign for the Visitor's Centre, which is actually bigger than the four signboards in the carpark that make up the centre itself. Heck, even the signs telling you that this is an armed response area are bigger than the...More

1  Thank ivyw00d
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

Follow the signs for 'visitor centre' from the main road. As you turn into the Dounreay facility, take an immediate right and you'll end up in a car park overlooking the power station, currently being decommissioned. The visitor centre consists of four, very carefully worded,...More

Thank Mark A
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

Can only see from the road, look like any industrial building really. Nice beaches around it though!

1  Thank Steve186394
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Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

No longer open as it is being decommissioned but Caithness Horizons have an excellent exhibition on Dounreay which is worth a visit.

Thank SusanneGood
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

Experimental (at the time it was built) nuclear facility, located where it is because it was the safest possible place for people in London if anything went wrong. (That's a fact, you can look it up.) Thankfully being decommissioned and in 20 years or so...More

1  Thank S M
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Reviewed 1 April 2015

If you are traveling round the area, Its hard to miss. Its currently being decommissioned so you can only see it from the road now. DONE

2  Thank yokum67
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