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The Bone Caves

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Address: | Allt nan Uamh car park, 4km South of Inchnadamph, Ullapool, Scotland

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Lovely walk, steep drops around the caves

Lovely walk, though the path up to and down from the caves is steep and narrow if you have younger kids. The history of the caves is more interesting than the caves themselves but... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was convinced I was heading to the Bone Caves as Trip Advisor's map shows it as a mile South of Ullapool, the Bond Caves are nowhere near there - I know it's a small technical hitch but very frustrating for tourists !

Thank Mister J
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely walk, though the path up to and down from the caves is steep and narrow if you have younger kids. The history of the caves is more interesting than the caves themselves but if you bring your imagination it adds a lot to what is already a nice wander.

Thank BJPaddy
Salt Lake City, Utah
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This path is clearly marked, but we only saw two other people hiking it that day (it's a hidden treasure!) There are a couple of ways to get to the top: one that's steeper than the other, but both are very manageable. The hike starts by a beautiful brook and small waterfall, and continues along the greenest country side I've... More 

1 Thank aliceione
Dingwall, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The day was sunny which made all the difference as the path is a little narrow at some points and may be slippy if wet. The walk is not very difficult and the views are quite spectacular, even for a local like me. We had plenty red deer for company and a couple of ravens keeping their eyes on us.... More 

1 Thank Andy L
Surbiton, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A walk up to the Bones Caves is well worth it! It offered enough 'excitement' for our teenage boys, who loved the dramatic scenery, the changing weather conditions at the drop of a hat (we seriously had everything apart from snow in that one walk), deer running up the side of the hill quite close to us, and then the... More 

Thank MazzyMayhem
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

A good walk relatively easy up until the narrow rabbit type paths up to the bone caves which is fine if you are sure footed and take it easy. Well worth the walk and interesting caves. Scenery is the highlight and the pure clear quiet surroundings.

1 Thank Akaok
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely walk- especially on a sunny day. It feels like walking through a scene from a Tolkien story. We saw 16 deer on the hill opposite when we were in the cave- just wonderful! Also- we walked on a warm sunny day in sturdy walking shoes (not heavy boots). The shade was colder, and parts of the... More 

1 Thank Catriona M
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Amazing walk to the caves. If you're brave enough to walk up to the caves the rewards are stunning views across the Inchnadamph estate. Good path but take care.

Thank marionwatters
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607 reviews
170 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 519 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We missed the entrance to the walk at first because there is no indication from the main road other than a parking sign. There is an information board in the car park which explains what was found in the bone caves and whets your appetite for the walk. The signpost says it's 4km to the caves, the board says 2km... More 

1 Thank fmck49
Manchester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

A lovely, not too strenuous walk with an awesome view at the end. More paths have been constructed in recent years so it is now easier to ascend to the caves. The view from the top if fantastic. Can be windy so bring a few layers just in case. Some great spots further on for a picnic. I only gave... More 

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