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King's Caves

Blackwaterfoot, Scotland
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Great walk

Not really sure what some of the people reviewing on here are going on about, it's a cave not a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lionman8487
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London, United Kingdom
Humm!

Clearly a very ancient place in ms of human occupation of Arran but we were a little underwhelmed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fans!
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“great walk” (18 reviews)
“car park” (46 reviews)
“golf course” (17 reviews)
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Blackwaterfoot, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Not really sure what some of the people reviewing on here are going on about, it's a cave not a fair ground. For me the main cave is incredible, has almost a cathedral like quality and so well shaped for occupation you think for a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Clearly a very ancient place in ms of human occupation of Arran but we were a little underwhelmed as it was difficult to see the carvings of interest. It's a difficult balance to keep these places 'natural' but still enable visitors to get something from...More

Thank Fans!
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rather than use the car park sign posted for the caves, we parked in Blackwaterfoot and walked around the coastal route. It was very scenic and was a good way to observe the interesting geological structure of the cliffs. Apparently they are similar to those...More

Thank BorderReiver2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in forestry car park and took the anti clockwise trip to the caves Was eay enough until the steep descent down onto the beach The views were great The caves themselves were ok and the climb back up not just as steep,in places as...More

Thank Shirley W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go at your own pace. The scenery is spectacular and we were very fortunate to go on a sunny day! A must visit.

Thank ChloeHK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Car park well signposted and about three miles round the route. Some quite steep parts, so not for anyone with mobility issues. Good views of farmland/woodland/sea on the way round and lots of birds - take binoculars. The cave itself more rewarding if you take...More

Thank partridge2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Parked at the King's cave car park near machrie. Sign showed the route and to allow 2 and a half hours but we managed in 1 hour 40. Gentle climb up on the outskirts of the wood with great views. A steep/tricky descent onto the...More

Thank Sophie2327
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Don't go on this walk if you have any mobility problems, very hard walk down to the cave, which in all honesty are a bit underwhelming. However, the views are magnificent and we saw a sea otter.

Thank davsylv8
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed exploring the Kings Cave and looking at all the different carvings on the walls. There are also a few other caves along the beach that you can enter if its not too muddy. For the most part the walk is quite flat but...More

Thank Baker_Bowie
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The cave is only part of the experience, the walk in and the scenery are the other part. Don't expect too much from what you will find......it is a Cave.....that it pre-dates History is obvious....that The Bruce was here.....well he had to hide somewhere....why not...More

1  Thank antis
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