Bullers of Buchan

 In Aberdeen, Activates, Europe, Interests, Scotland

The Name given to this sea cave is ‘Bullers’ which has two explanation on to why it was named ‘Bullers’ the first one is from the Scottish word, which means rushing of water and the french word ‘Bouillir’ which means ‘to boil’.

However the name ‘Bullers of Buchan’ which is given for the adjacent village and the collapsed sea cave, the village can be found about 6 miles south of Peterhead in Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

You can find a lot of wild life in the cliffs at the Bullers, such as sea birds, kittiwakes, puffins, shags, razor-bills and a few others, it’s known to be a nesting sites for this birds during spring.

The cliffs are known as ‘the pot’ due to its circular formation, it’s about 30 meters deep and the sea rushes in through a natural archway.

Opening HoursFacilitiesLocation

Opening Hours

Monday: 24 hours
Tuesday: 24 hours
Wednesday: 24 hours
Thursday: 24 hours
Friday: 24 hours
Saturday: 24 hours
Sunday: 24 hours

Content 2


car park but no tourist facilities


Cords: 57.433°N 1.821°W

Bullers of Buchan sign
Bullers of Buchan cliff
Bullers of Buchan cliff arche
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