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Stacks of Duncansby from Duncansby Head near John O'Groats
Introduction to Walk 1666

Photo from the walk - Stacks of Duncansby from Duncansby Head near John O'Groats

County/Area - Highland

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

Ascent - 200 feet / 61 metres

Grade - easy

This Highland walk visits the most north-easterly point of mainland Britain. The coast around Duncansby Head is dramatic and full of bird-life in season.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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