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About Troup Head

Puffin in flight with sandeels in beak

Image: Chris Gomersall

The high cliffs of Troup Head provide a spectacular setting for Scotland’s only mainland gannet colony. There are also thousands of kittiwakes, guillemots and razorbills, along with several other species, including puffins. You may even be lucky enough to see porpoises, minke whales or dolphins offshore. Please take care on the cliffs.

Opening times

Open at all times.

Entrance charges

Free, but donations to help us continue our work here are welcome.

Information for dog owners

Dogs should be kept under close control due to the exposed cliff edges and nesting birds.

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Where is it?

  • Lat/lng: 57.68806,-2.30018
  • Grid reference: NJ822665
  • Nearest town: Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
  • County: Aberdeenshire
  • Country: Scotland

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