Puffin Cove, Drumholistan

Location
The Puffin Cove in Caithness, Scotland, also known as Puffin Island, is just off the north coast between Melvich and Reay at the border between the historical counties of Caithness and Sutherland.

How to get to the Puffin Cove
The Puffin Cove can be viewed from the coast and is approximately 20 minutes' walk across some boggy grassland, beginning from the 'Welcome to Caithness' road sign, on the A836.

Parking
There is some limited space to park at the roadside.

Precautions
Waterproof footwear and care is advised when walking across the grassland as there is no designated footpath.

Bird watching in Caithness
For more bird and puffin spotting opportunities on the north coast, see also Duncansby Head and Dunnet Head

  • Created by:
    Scothighlands
  • Uploaded on:
    2019-09-13
  • Tags:
    Landscape
  • Locations:
    Caithness , Sutherland , Drumholistan