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Victoria Harbour

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Address: Victoria Harbour Victoria Place, Dunbar EH42 1HS, Scotland

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Visit at sunset

We came here on a lovely January day, late afternoon when the sun was just going down and it was very quiet and peaceful, with only a few boats in the harbour. Managed to catch a... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this old harbour today and enjoyed my visit the harbour tourist signs were very informative .be careful with the high sea walls and the trip risk as there are no railings in most areas .

1 Thank 73North
Leeds, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

More like a building site at the moment, so give it a miss. Whoever took the photo's on the internet is a magician.

Thank SiJo2010
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We came here on a lovely January day, late afternoon when the sun was just going down and it was very quiet and peaceful, with only a few boats in the harbour. Managed to catch a glimpse of the seal, who appears to be resident in the harbour as we have seen him previously, catching fish from the boats. There... More 

Thank Hkeith24
Durham, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Everything you want from a old harbour, fishing boats the dramatic past walls and the rolling waves, it was quiet but the fishermen still have time to talk to you, I expect it gets busy in summer months, but plenty to see and loads of seating for you to sit and look out to sea.

Thank CBM5638
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Sitting here in the Fresh and Beautiful Sunshine, overlooking the Harbour. Having our Picnic. What more do you need out of Life. It's a gorgeous place

Thank Pat B
East Lothian, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

If you are in Dunbar you must go down to the Harbour, a nice little walk around and if you are lucky you will see the seals coming in, getting a bit of an upgrade too to nice places to sit and watch the fishing boats come and go.

Thank mtog1
Athens, Greece
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96 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Very romantic to watch the harbor in the dark and with complete silence apart from the waves! Small and quiet with the fishing boats waiting to get to work!

Thank DanaiF
Stirling, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Lovely harbour, took about 20 minutes to walk round and take in the gorgeous views. Castle is closed off but you can read about it. Dunbar is a quaint village with some lovely shops.

Thank S4lly
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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323 reviews
269 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Dunbar Castle was destroyed in the 19th century to build the harbour but still a nice place to visit.

Thank Felixstowe2016
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Good for a wee walk to explore, watch harbour activity and get close to the sea! The harbour can be part of a longer walk but I recommend stopping off to explore and enjoy!

Thank Mairi R

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