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“Must See Sea Views”
Review of Yesnaby Cliffs

Yesnaby Cliffs
Ranked #3 of 26 things to do in Stromness
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Yesnaby cliffs and sea stack is well worth a visit. Plan for a longer stay if you can - 2-3 hours to really hike and see the stacks. This area has parking and very good info boards. We spent 2 hours and could have easily stayed for 4 or 5 hours. There is a brough on the cliff side and the view from there is magnificent. Take time and explore here. This is not a drive by sight.

1  Thank Julie D
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

You feel like you're at the end of the world! Amazing views. Although a few cars parked cliffs, we felt like we had the place all to ourselves. We were here in July and it was cool and windy - bring a jacket with a hood...also hilly walking, prob not conducive to strollers, those with ambulation issues or very young children. A much longer walk to Yesnaby Castle, but worth the visit even if you only make it to one of the cliffs.

Thank bethany l
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great place with fabulous views. A little effort walking south pays dividends. The wildlife is also spectacular with lovely views of bird life. Do pay it a visit and put your boots on and walk along the cliffs.

Thank Dannykimweed
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Plenty of parking. Walk with sea to your right and you'll get to the 'castle' within 3/4 mile. Great views all along the path. You can also walk up the coast to a broch.

1  Thank D38lawn
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

You park at the WWII gun placement and just walk. The grass is springy underfoot and, if you are lucky, the sea swirls over and round the rocks below the cliffs. Lots of people walk here but it never feels overcrowded

Thank hilarymunro
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