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Chanonry Point

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Chanonry Ness, Fortrose IV10 8SD, Scotland
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“low tide” (82 reviews)
“car park” (59 reviews)
“fort george” (40 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Chanonry Ness, Fortrose IV10 8SD, Scotland
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"low tide"
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"car park"
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"fort george"
in 40 reviews
"dolphin watching"
in 38 reviews
"moray firth"
in 40 reviews
"golf course"
in 31 reviews
"salmon"
in 28 reviews
"wild dolphins"
in 17 reviews
"wrap up warm"
in 11 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 9 reviews
"summer months"
in 6 reviews
"rising tide"
in 12 reviews
"walk along the beach"
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"fantastic place"
in 8 reviews
"saw dolphins"
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"bottle nosed dolphins"
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"an ice cream van"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Walked to try an see the dolphins at Chanonry Point. I didn’t bring binoculars and should have. It’s hard to see any wildlife without them. Beautiful walk there, lots of kids, dogs and parents. My concern is that it is quite a distance from any...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A great place to see dolphins about an hour after low tide. As the tide turns it begins to surge against the river and the dolphins seem to delight in the turbulence just off the point. Even though it was a bit windy one did...More

Thank John A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here a few times now, and have watched dolphins each time we were there. It really is worth a visit, and a look around the Black Isle is worth while too, Parking seems like it can be an issue at weekends, but...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived 1.5hrs before low tide and saw so many dolphins. One was just 50m from the shore line and did quite a show. The people around were very friendly and everyone was thrilled to see so much action. The parking was great and not...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice site. Good place to see dolphins. Good for dog walking along the beach. Good butchers in the village.

Thank Sue S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth visiting to see the dolphins. Low tide and we saw them feeding jumping and playing. Magnificent. Parking good but does get very busy. Seating available to see the dolphins.

Thank Sue E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to spend a week on Chanonry Point. The parking area has been improved since our previous visit. We saw the dolohins every day leaping, swimming and catching salmon.

Thank Pam D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A scenic point which prides itself as a good location for dolphin spotting Nice walk along the beach to the point or you can drive to it and hope there is space in the car park

Thank Albia-Newton
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for a picnic on a windy April afternoon, at high tide. No dolphins that day but have seen them on a previous visit. Good car parking with views toward Inverness. The Moray Firth side of the Point, looking out to the north sea, has...More

Thank SGM63
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed on the nearby campsite hoping to see dolphins as we had heard that they follow salmon into the Moray Firth. We walked from the campsite to Chanonry Point and had our first glimpse of dolphins within 10 minutes of arriving.

Thank Linda W
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Ann B
24 April 2018|
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Response from naturalmass | Reviewed this property |
there's not a path as such. Other than the standard road and pavement scenario, the final road leading to the point is through the golf course. This road has several sleeping policemen throughout its length and has shirt... More
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Flintstone89
8 April 2017|
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Response from sundownmike | Reviewed this property |
No charge for parking all free and lovely views regards
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nevans1975
13 June 2016|
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Response from sundownmike | Reviewed this property |
I suppose you could use a disposable one on the little beach here but make sure to extinguish it before you leave and remove all rubbish.
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