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Bullers of Buchan, Aberdeen

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The name Bullers of Buchan refers both to a collapsed sea cave and to the adjacent village, situated about south of Peterhead in Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.CaveThe collapsed sea cave forms an almost circular chasm some deep, where the sea rushes in through a natural archway.VillageThe small hamlet of cottages here is also known by the same name, and was historically a fishing village launching small boats from the bay below (the slipway may still be seen at low tide).CliffsThe cliffs at the Bullers provide a nesting site in spring for colonies of seabirds, including kittiwakes, puffins, fulmars, shags, razorbills and guillemots along with herring gulls and great black-backed gulls. Eider ducks may also be seen here, and gannets are frequently seen passing en route to their colonies north at Troup Head and south at Bass Rock. Grey seals may be seen in the bay, and dolphins are often seen passing by offshore.AccessThe area is a popular sightseeing spot, with a car park but no tourist facilities. Access is via the A975 road, which is served by a regular bus service between Peterhead and Aberdeen.
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  • nice walk along the coast ' from Aberdeen you can take the bus to Bullers or Buchan and close off. The walk is wonderful, though height differences with stairs. The views are great and wonderful weather in december.
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  • This is a must see if you are in the area, it is just off the A90 so easily accessible. As stated elsewhere, children need to be kept a close eye on as it is literally one slip away from free-fall... ...  more »
  • Great for bird spotting, unusual flowers, lots of puffins and seabirds. Ideal for natural s lovers Spectacular views from the cliffs  more »