For the less active and just in need of a rest the beaches are amazing and often you will find one all to yourself.
The area has much to offer for those interested in History and archaeology.
For Owner Direct rates Tel: 01729 851181 Texts to 07885 211787 (7 Days) Remaining 2017 availability week 25th November A Beautiful Self Catering Sea View Cottage at spectacular Dunnet Head, Northern Highlands, all modern Luxuries including outdoor Hot Tub, Sauna, Jacuzzi baths, Stove and Conservatory.
This unique former croft cottage is the furthest North detached Holiday Cottage on the Scottish Mainland but easily accessible by train or car even in the winter…perfect place to runaway too, a wildlife and sky watchers paradise with an original homely feel.
Many hundreds did in the 1880s and gold is still to be found in the local streams!
Your Accommodation Local Area Information Bookings Enquiries Travel Directions Northern Highlands The Orkney Islands Guest Book Great days out Not quite…Dunnet Head is Britain’s most northerly point, it is also further north than Moscow and Stavanger in Norway – but more easily accessible.
Standing high above the surrounding Pentland Firth the views extend all the way from Cape Wrath at the north-western tip of mainland Scotland to Duncansby Head at its much closer north-eastern tip.
In some ways, though, it is Hoy and Orkney to the north that command most attention.
With a local guide leaflet you can follow trails or head for one of the many ancient monuments.
Dunnet head, it’s famous lighthouse and views (left) and a few of its many local residents Your Accommodation Local Area Information Bookings Enquiries Travel Directions Northern Highlands The Orkney Islands Guest Book Great days out While staying at Dunnet head, why not also sample the delights of the beautiful Orkney islands.