The Coast & Day Trips
From Thurso To Durness – Cape Wrath and across to Ullapool you can tour through on the West Coast and get to Dornoch Firth on the East Coast, all easy day trips.
Wick, Tongue, and Dunnet Head are all very easy day trips. And Helmsdale is a beautiful drive through gold prospecting country to see history and art brought to life at Timespan.
Surfing, Fishing & Golfing
Have an activity holiday with top surfing including competition beaches nearby, salmon and trout fishing rivers and the golf at Thurso, Wick, and Reay (just a few of many top links courses in the region).
Castles & History
From Thurso, you can visit the Castle of Mey and Dunrobin Castle at Golspie. For museums try Caithness Horizons in Thurso and Mary Ann’s Cottage in Dunnet.
Walking & Beaches
Lovely coastal walks as well as many secluded beaches
Stores and a selection of local cafes, pubs, and restaurants all serving local food and beverages. There are various takeaway facilities including fish & chips, Chinese and Indian food if you want “a night off from the cooking.”
Caithness caters for all ages and levels of activity. You can also participate in activities such as fishing, shooting, golf, sailing, sea coast tours, quad biking, and archery.
From a broad range of shops and eating experiences as previously mentioned, this picturesque town of Thurso offers other amenities such as an indoor swimming pool, steam room and gym, and numerous children’s play areas (inc. squash courts, tennis courts).
We would insist that you visit the famous:
- Caithness Horizons
- Mary-Ann’s Cottage
- Pulteney Distillery
- Caithness Seacoast
- Castle of Mey
- Wick Heritage Museum
- Lyth Arts Centre
- John O’Groats
During April the County hosts some top-class annual events such as the Northern Nashville Country Music Festival (Easter) and the O’Neill Highland Open Surf Competition, Caithness & Sutherland Walking Festival (May) and The Halkirk Highland Games (July).
|Superking Rooms||£99 GBP/night|
|Twin Room||£115 GBP/night|
|Single Room||£75 GBP/night.|