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Lovely walk

Did the circular walk including The Giants Graves. Steep at times but well worth it. Waterfalls... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PJardine
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Stranraer
Spectacular views.

So , we visited here the day after some long , prolonged rainfall. This had a fantastic effect on... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Markybug73
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Starting at The Coffee Pot cafe in Whiting Bay, the walking round trip is only 2 hours long and goes via an Iron Age Fort and the "Giant's Graves" - a neolithic burial chamber. Beautiful scenery and a very gentle walk.

4  Thank Sarah H
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I remember going to the Giants Graves and Glenashdale Falls 11 years ago. I remember trekking through the wood and finding the big graves hidden in the trees. Now all the trees have been logged and there's a industrial road running up to it. I...More

2  Thank EddNM
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All reviews lovely walk coffee pot circular walk well worth the effort viewing platform spectacular waterfall an iron iron age fort heavy rain great viewing south end fair bit start point worth the climb walking boots photo opportunity taking photographs
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Did the circular walk including The Giants Graves. Steep at times but well worth it. Waterfalls spectacular and the view across Whiting Bay and The Holy Isle were fantastic

Thank PJardine
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

So , we visited here the day after some long , prolonged rainfall. This had a fantastic effect on the waterfall once we reached it. Be aware its a fairly strenuous climb up to it ( not unsafe or dangerous tho!) , so no flip...More

1  Thank Markybug73
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Luckily we had fantastic weather, blue skies, and no wind. We took the trail up to falls first, and then took the route back down whilst following the river. The walking trail was picturesque and got some spectacular footage on the drone. There are a...More

Thank Alexa C
Reviewed 29 September 2018

It is best to go after heavy rain as the falls will be more spectacular. The walk from Whiting Bay is through woodland and has some uphill sections but for the average walker should be no problem. Be sure to follow the signs and go...More

1  Thank Keith R
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We walked up from Whiting Bay through some well marked forest trails. A good, but not tough walk until the relatively steep bit at the end. Anyone nearing average fitness shouldn't really struggle, but it is certainly not wheelchair friendly. The view out from the...More

2  Thank David R
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Eas a` Chrannaig, or The Glenashdale Falls is at the top of a fairly tough trek from Whiting Bay. The paths are great, especially around the viewing platform. The reason all the pictures are the same, is because there is no way down into the...More

Thank Kenny M
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Did the circular walk which took in the falls first then round to the giants graves. Quite a steep hill up to the falls but well worth it for the views. Walking shoes are a must. I had walking poles too which helped. Spectacular to...More

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Can’t believe haven’t made it before - makes great circular walk taking in the giants graves and views over the Holy Isle

Thank TikoScot
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We walked from our accommodation - a moderate Hill walk through forest tracks. Well signposted and what a treat, a Iron Age Fort remains and after a couple of small waterfalls leading to the most amazing waterfall with a great “knee trembling” viewing platform.

Thank Verity S
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

If you are a waterfall geek like me you will love this walk- I took the main path up following the Burn and then came down on the right side of the woods- I’m glad I went this why as saw two more beautiful waterfalls...More

Thank KaylJayne
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Lee-Anne1
20 July 2018|
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Response from WelshyandLainey | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest that it will be quite difficult due to the distance, rough path and variable heights however without properly knowing more about your use of a stick it’s difficult to be confident about the advice. Perhaps... More
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Tommy M
6 April 2018|
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Response from Sharon B | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can go to the bottom of the falls. On the day we were there it was raining so I don’t know where the sun falls. But it was so pretty and. We loved it.
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Markybug73
4 February 2018|
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Response from therapyzone1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is but keep it on a lead near the falls as there is a huge drop. The forest walk around tge area is great too but caution with Arrans Adders as they are protected.
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