We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Big Burn Walk

Main Street, Golspie, Scotland
Website
Save
Review Highlights
A peaceful gem of a walk

Up along the steep sided gorge (well, mini gorge!) crossing back and forth across the river in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Takoronga
,
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great walk

Really enjoy walking at the Big Burn. Good sights of nature. Pristene environment. Even picked up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Geoff A
,
Victoria, Australia
Read all 102 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“golspie inn” (7 reviews)
“lovely walk” (17 reviews)
“skating pond” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Main Street, Golspie, Scotland
CONTACT
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (102)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"golspie inn"
in 7 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 17 reviews
"skating pond"
in 4 reviews
"short walk"
in 8 reviews
"car park"
in 11 reviews
"hidden waterfall"
in 4 reviews
"nice waterfall"
in 3 reviews
"walking boots"
in 4 reviews
"easy walk"
in 4 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 3 reviews
"heavy rain"
in 2 reviews
"all ages"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 2 reviews
"information boards"
in 2 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 3 reviews
"dunrobin castle"
in 2 reviews
"muddy"
in 17 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Up along the steep sided gorge (well, mini gorge!) crossing back and forth across the river in dappled sunlight and the water falling from the moss and the ferns-you’re going to start looking for fairies! Can be muddy so be wellshod unless the weather has...More

Thank Takoronga
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoy walking at the Big Burn. Good sights of nature. Pristene environment. Even picked up a little bit of rubbish left by other visitors

Thank Geoff A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This beautiful river walk is well worth taking the time to stop and enjoy. We loved criss-crossing the river enjoying every vista that each new turn brought us. The abundance of lichens and liverwort added a magical feel to this very accessible walk. We took...More

1  Thank P H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 9 December 2017

You can park in the car park just off the road (A9 near Dunrobin Castle) it is signposted. It is then a good two miles walk along beside the burn and up through the forest. On the day I visited it was quite muddy underfoot...More

Thank allanmaciver
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We were staying locally and went on this walk while finding Geocahe's. The views and waterfalls are amazing, and we had the added bonus of additional waterfalls created through a few days of heavy rain. The walk is suitable for all ages, and even wheelchairs...More

Thank hen702
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

A lovely walk not hilly or rough. Lovely new paths last year pushchair friendly. So lucky to have this walk on our doorsteps. Such a lovely walk and beautiful scenery. Not to far just keep crossing the bridges to you reach the beautiful waterfall. Don’t...More

Thank stevenmK7601GI
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Just behind the Golspie Inn it was a lovely walk, easy but a bit muddy in parts.It was lovely colours of Autumn and a relaxing walk with the water and bridges to cross

Thank suzric
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

What a nice wee walk not hard just a wee stroll up to the waterfall bit muddy but that should not put you off

Thank oman987
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Well came across this when in Golspie, and it was a really pleasant experience. Some wonderful views to take in, it is worth all the walking. If you are nearby I would take time to go on the walk, you won't regret it.

Thank Rob S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 September 2017

At one end, the Big Burn Walk is a pleasant and easy walk through some nice Scottish woodland. At the other, it's a somewhat steeper walk along the sides of a gorge and across a series of wooden footbridges to see an impressive waterfall. The...More

Thank Pasty C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Golspie Hotels
Golf Links Hotel
58 reviews
.67 km away
Sutherland Inn Hotel
134 reviews
8.07 km away
Royal Marine Hotel
368 reviews
8.49 km away
Dornoch Hotel
510 reviews
10.78 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Trawler
330 reviews
.25 km away
Poppy's Coffee Shop
178 reviews
.04 km away
Coffee Bothy
177 reviews
.15 km away
Mei's Food
23 reviews
.00 km away
Nearby Attractions
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
1 246 reviews
1.88 km away
Carn Liath Broch
40 reviews
2.54 km away
Golspie Golf Club
25 reviews
.91 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Big Burn Walk staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit