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Chanonry Point, Fortrose

(4.6/5 based on 480 reviews on the web)
A good place for observing bottlenose dolphins, Chanonry Point serves as one of Scotland's major draws for ardent nature lovers. A narrow spit of land extending into a triangular inlet, this popular vantage point offers good photo opportunities throughout the year, though dolphin sightings increase during the warmer months. You can look for whales and dolphins any time of day, but the best light for serious photography happens in the late afternoon, when you can frame your shots away from the sun. Parking is limited, so consider walking here from the nearby town of Fortrose. Take a look at our Fortrose holiday planner to schedule your visit to Chanonry Point and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We visited here on a wee tour of the Black Isle. Fantastic scenery and superb views. It was a bit choppy so no dolphins to see. Very relaxing just sitting looking out across the water. A great place f...  more »
  • Despite visiting in February the sun was out and the rain had stopped. Visited with my girlfriend after checking tidal times to maximise the chance of seeing dolphins. Parking was easy enough due to a...  more »
  • Gorgeous spot and was lucky to catch a pod of dolphins on one of the 5 visits. Recommend you visit just after the low tide when current bringing fish in.  more »