Cullen

Moray | Village | ★★★

[Cottage in Cullen]

Cullen's attractive streets reliably fill up with tourists each summer holiday at the slightest hint of good weather. And with good reason: this is a village famed for both its scenery and its food. The delicious haddock soup known as Cullen Skink originated here (lunch perhaps?), and The Ice Cream Shop has a deserved and loyal following from visitors far and wide. There are good views over the lower cottages of Seatown, its harbour and sandy beach (mostly covered at high tide) from the former railway viaduct, now a cycle path, and also from the higher east end of the village. There's even a well-kept pet cemetery by the coast path just beyond the human one. Don't miss the excellent walk from Cullen harbour along the coast to the amazing sight of Bow Fiddle Rock - just pushing the coastline to the east into second place.

[Town view from the viaduct (23/4/14)]

Location & info

📌 Cullen ★★★
Moray, G.R.: NJ 512671 ///mush.dive.vans

🚶 The lower and upper parts of town are a short, steep walk apart, with the beach and coast walks to nearby sights and settlements close at hand. The Bin of Cullen can be climbed from the centre.
🚌 Cullen and other nearby towns are served by the Aberdeen to Elgin route.



See & do (<1 mi away)

📌 Cullen Bay ★★★
West side of Seatown, 5-min walk northwest of Cullen town centre, G.R.: NJ 509673 ///fooling.rivers.measuring

>> Walk: A little-free approach to the Bin of Cullen ★★★
>> Walk: Sandend to Cullen - clifftop caper ★★★
>> Walk: Whale of a time at Bow Fiddle Rock ★★★★

Nearby (1-3 mi away)

>> Findlater Castle ★★ (2 mi →)
>> Findochty ★★★ (3 mi ←)
>> Sandend page: Sandend ★★★; Sandend Bay ★★★ (3 mi →)

[Cullen Pet Cemetery]

[Findlater Castle, on the coast between Sandend & Cullen]

[Quiet streets]

[View from the east side]

[Seatown from the approach to the viaduct (23/4/14)]

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