Duncansby Head and Sea Stacks

Walks, Scotland, Highland

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  • The walk starts at the harbour in John O’Groats. Walk to the right of the JOG sign and follow the path.

    Step 1: The walk starts at the harbour in John O’Groats. Walk to the right of the JOG sign and follow the path.

  • Either walk along the foreshore or take the coastal path, whichever you prefer. Or go one way there and the other way back!

    Step 2: Either walk along the foreshore or take the coastal path, whichever you prefer. Or go one way there and the other way back!

  • Follow the path.

    Step 3: Follow the path.

  • There are a few kissing gates to go through.

    Step 4: There are a few kissing gates to go through.

  • Admire the views on the way!

    Step 5: Admire the views on the way!

  • The first part of the route, to the Ness of Duncansby, is fairly popular as it’s only 1km from JOG so easy for everyone to access.

    Step 6: The first part of the route, to the Ness of Duncansby, is fairly popular as it’s only 1km from JOG so easy for everyone to access.

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