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Enjoy some superb accommodation while visiting Caithness
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Luxury self-catering accommodation. Sleeps 15-20. With an indoor swimming pool and wonderful sea view this is the perfect location for family holidays and corporate events!
Craiglea, Latheronwheel, KW5 6DW
Tel: 0208 731 1920
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The Hawthorns Bed and Breakfast
Just a short walk from the Castle of Mey and adjoining the Mey Games Field, on offer are stunning views across the loch towards the cliffs of Dunnet Head (Britain's most northerly mainland point). Available is one double room, one king size room and two triple rooms. All rooms are en-suite with showers. The king size room has a large en-suite wet room suitable for disabled guests. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mey, Thurso, KW14 8XH
Tel: 01847 851444
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Our 3 bedroom self catering lodges offer unrivalled luxury and breath-taking views while The Inn boasts bespoke self-catering apartments with a choice of 1, 2 or 4 bedrooms. .
John O'Groats, Wick, KW1 4YR
Tel: 01955 698583
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Mackays Hotel is located in Wick in the beautiful area of Caithness. Built in 1883 the hotel has gained wide recognition for its high standard of award winning service and fine food. Mackays Hotel offers the perfect location from which to explore the northern Highlands and Orkney Isles. All the bedrooms at Mackays Hotel are en-suite and have flat screen TV's with over 30 Freeview channels, free WiFi, tea, coffee, biscuits, and a local guide.
Union Street, Wick, Caithness, KW1 5ED
Tel: 01955 602323
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Forss House Hotel
Forss House is a delightful 1810 country house hotel set in 20 acres of woodland, below a waterfall, on a loop of the gently meandering River Forss. They have 14 ensuite bedrooms at Forss House Hotel and over the last 6 years have spent a lot of time trying to create comfortable bedrooms, each with a distinctive feel.
Bridge of Forss, Near Thurso, KW14 7XY
Tel: 01847 861201
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Portland Arms Hotel
Hotel built in the 1850s offering Accommodation Good home made and cooked food and a selection of beers wines and whisky all in the small harbour village of Lybster
Quatre Bras, Lybster, KW3 6BS
Tel: 01593 721721
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Seaview Hotel is ideally situated for your holiday in the North of Scotland, with stunning views overlooking the Pentland Firth, Stroma and the Orkney Islands and only 300yds from the John O’Groats Ferry Terminal and a couple of minutes from the Gills Bay Ferry. As a small and popular family run hotel, the Seaview offers a warm welcome at the end of the road to everyone, all year round, and has ample off road free parking, a secure lock-up for bicycles and most of all, friendly staff.
John O'Groats, Caithness, KW1 4YR
Tel: 01955 611220
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The Old Manse
This delightful 19th century Scottish country house is set in over an acre of landscaped gardens within sight of the sea. The self contained annexe was added to the manse in 1900. The Old Manse itself dates back to 1865. It provides the perfect venue for people who love the outdoors. There are 3 rooms available, one of which is a self catering annexe which can be used for Bed and Breakfast purposes when available.
Latheron, Caithness, KW5 6DJ
Tel: 01593 741740
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Impala Bed and Breakfast
Situated in the Royal Burgh of Wick in a quiet area on the road to Staxigoe and Noss Head yet still only a short walk into the town center this B&B offers accommodation for up to 10 guests in en-suite rooms with sea or rural views, with a good choice of breakfast menu from full scottish and much more. All rooms en-suite with freeview tv, tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryer, and central heating.
Broadhaven Road, Wick, KW1 4RF
Tel: 01955 602194
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Described by guests as ‘The best B&B in the Highlands’, Mey House provides luxury accommodation, panoramic ocean views and is perfectly located for visiting Orkney or The Castle of Mey. PLUS the biggest beds, sumptuous bathrooms and a superb à la carte breakfast.
Mey House, East Mey, KW14 8XL
Tel: 01847 851852
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John O'Groats Campsite
At the end of the A99 you will find the John O'Groats Caravan and Camping Site on the seafront besides the Last House in Scotland. 4 acres of grass, hardstanding, electric hook-ups, showers, hand basins, WC,shaving points, chemical disposal toilet, hairdryer, laundry, deep sinks, washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing facilities are available. The site is open from April through to September.
County Road, John O'Groats, KW1 4YR
Tel: 01955 611329
1 Janet Street B&B
This beautiful Georgian townhouse overlooks the Thurso River. It is close to local shops and restaurants and the train station is only a 5 minute walk away. It offers a perfect location to explore Caithness and take a day trip to the Orkney Islands.
1 Mayfield Cottage
Mayfield Cottage is a traditional croft cottage that has been lovingly restored and transformed to provide modern, bright and attractive accommodation in a superb setting. A large kitchen/dining room opens onto an attractive conservatory which looks out over open countryside across to the sea at Dunnet Head on the far north coast. The gardens are a real feature of the cottage.
7 Clarence Street
7 Clarence Street is situated only a short walk from the town centre and the local restaurants and shops. It has a well maintained garden with enclosed private area for guests. There is a lovely beach also within walking distance which overlooks Thurso bay and the fishing port of Scrabster.
Acarsaid is a modern, family run Bed and Breakfast in the small fishing village of Lybster in Caithness. Acarsaid offers a range of facilities including en suite, double/family, double and twin rooms, all of which have hospitality trays and Freeview televisions. There is also wireless internet access and faxing facilities available.
Set on a 3,000-acre private estate on the Highland coast, this 15th-century castle offers deluxe hotel and cottage lodging. Ackergill Tower still retains the original charm and character of a traditional Scottish castle, yet now boasts every 21st century luxury, combining stately tradition with contemporary comfort, and glorious isolation with lavish self-indulgence. For added privacy and seclusion they offer a selection of stunning luxury cottages within the grounds of Ackergill Tower.
This small family run bed and breakfast offers the personal touch and guarantees you a warm and friendly welcome. It is full of Scottish charm focusing on luxury accommodation, comfort and good food offering guests tranquility and relaxation. The antlers was purposely built to capture picturesque sea and coastal views from every room in the house giving a real sense of freedom.
Auld Post Office Annex Cottage
Quietly situated on the A9 route north in a central location, just a short drive to both Thurso and Wick. The Auld Post Office Annex Suite provides self-catering accommodation next to the Auld Post Office B&B for Guests who prefer a little more space.
Auld Post Office Bed and Breakfast
This B&B is quietly situated on the A9 route north in a central location, just a short drive to both Thurso and Wick. Enjoy peace and tranquility in the beautifully restored cottage, nestled on the edge of woodland. The individually designed ensuite guest rooms each have French doors inviting you to the patio and heather gardens beyond, as well as a Super-king or Twin Cottage Suite.
Bairlinnean & Cladach (Fishermen's Cottages)
Bairlinnean & Cladach comprise two adjacent self catering fishermen’s cottages located in Thurso, the most northerly town in the North of Scotland. Both cottages have enclosed gardens to the rear with uninterrupted sea views to the Pentland Firth & Orkney Islands. Whilst Bairlinnean is designed to comfortably accommodate four adults, Cladach is designed to accommodate two adults and two children, having twin single beds in the guest bedroom.
Bank Guest House
Excellent family friendly bed and breakfast accommodation in Wick, Caithness. Bank Guest house is a family run business situated in the town centre. This Guest house has free parking for customers at the rear of the property, and is a building that really can not be missed because of its tall Victorian glamour. On entering the property you will be greeted with the grand entrance and staircase.
Bayview is a family run bunglow property which offers accommodation with fine views of Wick harbour. It is located in a quiet residential area and only a short walk from Wick town centre.
Bed and Breakfast at 4 offers a superb town centre location in Thurso, Caithness, for both tourists and business people alike. There are a fine choice of bars and restaurants on the door step as well as beautiful walks nearby along the river and esplanade. From the cliff tops of the esplanade there are views over the port of Scrabster and the Orkney Isles. The train station is a 10 minute walk, there is a bus route which stops almost at the door and a taxi rank 1 minutes walk away.
This working croft is set in ten acres and keeps Highland and Jersey cattle, sheep, horses, ducks, Irish Red, Irish White Setters and a couple of cats. They are located three miles to the west of John O'Groats above Gills Bay. It enjoys panoramic views across the island of Stroma, the Pentland Firth to the Orkney Islands. The B&B accommodation in Upper Gills is convenient for both the Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope ferry and the seasonal John O'Groats day trip passenger ferry.
Berriedale Beach House
Just a stone's throw from the shore, Berriedale Beach House is an immaculate end-terrace cottage on the Welbeck Estate about 9 miles north of Helmsdale in Caithness. To reach it, you come off the A9 Inverness-Wick highway and then take a spectacular road down the cliffs past some wonderful Victorian buildings along the riverside to reach this little terrace of three houses on a short, private road to a very simple, ancient harbour and beach, overlooked by the ruins of Sinclair Castle.
Bilbster House is an attractive listed country house dating from the 1700s and set in 5 acres of garden and woodland. All bedrooms have traditional bedding and electric blankets. Situated 5 miles west of Wick on A882, central for all Caithness attractions, eg. John O’Groats, day trips to Orkney Isles, Queen Mother’s Castle of Mey, archaeological sites and Wick’s award winning heritage museum. Closed Christmas and New Year. Open October to Easter by arrangement only. Well behaved dogs welcome.
A Home from Home B&B catering for all on the NC500. Walkers, Cyclists, Bikers or Car Drivers, all welcomed at Bonnieviews.
Bower Wigwams Chalet
Bower Wigwams offers a holiday destination with a difference! The wigwams offer the freedom of camping with a touch of luxury, with two Chief Wigwams and one Chalet. The site is positioned on a farm, so depending on the time of year, there will be lots of lambs and calves playing in the fields close to the Wigwams. This site is situated between Thurso and Wick and is 5 miles away from the coast. During the winter months there is even a chance to see the Northern Lights.
Breadalbane House Hotel
Breadalbane House Hotel is a family run hotel in the centre of Wick in the Scottish Highlands. They have 9 ensuite rooms with free WiFi throughout the hotel and off road parking for several vehicles. It provides an ideal stopover point for cyclists doing John O' Groats to Lands End, and they have secure storage space for up to 10 bicycles. For those guests working in the area they also serve breakfast from 6am daily (On Request).
Burnside Cottage B&B
Burnside Cottage offers high quality accommodation which has achieved a 3 Star Bed and Breakfast award from Visit Scotland in "recognition of an excellent standard of facilities and services". They are situated in quiet countryside with outstanding views over looking Stroma and the Orkney Islands.
This detached house offers luxury self catering holiday cottage accommodation for visitors to Caithness. Furnished and equipped to a high standard, The Captain's House sleeps six in one double and two twin rooms. It is the only property on the Castle of Mey estate that is used for holiday lets and the Queen Mother often had a picnic lunch there. The 20 ft conservatory overlooks the enclosed garden and offers panoramic views over the Pentland Firth to Orkney.
Castle Arms Hotel
Castle Arms Hotel in Mey, Caithness was bought on 7th. September, 2012 and has since been redecorated and modernised. Visit Scotland has given the hotel a 3 star rating and they also received an Award for Excellence for Hotel of the year 2013 from The Shires Magazine.
This family run hotel is nestled in the curve of Dunnet Bay, within the picturesque fishing village of Castletown. It is perfect for exploring Caithness, and offers quality, affordable accommodation with free Wi-Fi and parking. It is central to explore the fabulous landscape and wildlife Caithness has to offer, and is just minutes from the Castle of Mey. There is even a chance to witness a wide selection of wildlife on the crossings of the Orkney ferries.
Central Caravans is situated North of Watten in the beautiful county of Caithness. With panoramic views of Loch Watten, our caravan site is the perfect stop if you are fishing, bird watching or simply touring the area. There are a number of popular tourist attractions within a 20 minute drive from the site, such as the Castle of Mey and the Old Pulteney Distillery in Wick.
Church Court Cottage
Church Court Cottage is a cosy semi-detached property in Halkirk village, 6 miles from Thurso. There is a double bedroom, and a family room with trip bunk, which has a double bed below and a single on top. There is also a family shower room. The kitchen is well-equipped, and has a dining area, and there is a sunny sitting room with doors to the outside decked area. There is also off road parking for 2 cars. Church Court Cottage makes a welcoming base for family or friends, year round.
Corry Cottage is a detached single storey property situated in a quiet location close to the centre of Thurso and just a 5 minute walk to the seafront. Surrounded by pretty cottage gardens with mature shrubs, borders and secluded lawned area, it offers the best of both worlds - access to all the amenities of this thriving town coupled with a perfect location.
Creag Na Mara
Creag Na Mara is located on the stunning Caithness coastline on the northern edge of Scotland. Situated 5 miles west of John O’Groats, 1 mile from the Castle of Mey and 15 miles east of Thurso. Creag Na Mara is the ideal place to stay for those travelling to Orkney, lying just 1.5 miles from the Gill’s Bay ferry terminal and 16 miles from the Scrabster terminal. A passenger ferry operates from nearby John O’Groats.
Croft House B&B
The Croft House is a family run Bed and Breakfast in the hamlet of Swiney, just south of the small fishing village of Lybster in Caithness. It is an ideal base from which to explore not only the exhilarating lowlands and sea coast of Caithness, but also the magic of the Orkney Isles.
This is a lovely cottage with its own garden in a peaceful country setting 4 miles from Thurso and 18 miles from John O’Groats. It is warm, spacious and well-equipped, with panoramic views - a superb centre for exploring the far north and for day trips to Orkney. Children are welcome and a cot is provided. There are sandy beaches, puffins and seals, Scottish primrose, ancient cairns, flow country, 3 golf courses, salmon and trout fishing, all nearby.
A beautiful old period terraced building located within The Thomas Telford Conservation Area of Pulteneytown in Wick. This lovely property retains most of its period features. Most of the rooms are spacious and all four apartments are fully equipped with all you need for a holiday or short break.
Dunnet Bay Caravan Club Site
A good place for those who enjoy solitary tranquility, Dunnet Bay Caravan Club Site lets you look out over clean washed sands to lovely Dunnet Head, the northernmost point of the British mainland. Located in Dunnet, Thurso, the caravan park is in an area of vast natural beauty - it's a perfect location to unwind from the bustle of day to day life.
This 150 year old stone terraced cottage is tucked up a little lane in the village of Castletown, between John O'Groats and Thurso. This cottage was renovated as a project of the Prince's Trust for Regeneration.
This attractive ground floor holiday apartment forms part of a stone cottage situated in the village of Castletown. Its high ceilings, original wooden shutters and cottage garden (grassed area outside the main garden provides space for dogs' exercise) all add to its charm. Four miles of sandy beach adjoins the fishing harbour 800 yards from the property. Sea angling and loch fishing are available.
A charming stone terraced cottage situated in the friendly village of Dunbeath on the north east coast of Scotland. This Caithness cottage enjoys a pleasant outlook and central location and is ideal for a small group of friends or couples who want to explore the stunning north east coastline. This Dunbeath cottage is set over two floors with the first floor offering two sunny bedrooms and a bathroom, whilst the pleasant kitchen with dining area and lovely sitting room are on the ground floor.
Greenfield house is a large modern house offering excellent bed and breakfast accommodation in quiet countryside with outstanding views over looking Stroma Isle and the Orkney Islands. They have a spacious double bedroom available year round. Gills Bay is only 2 minutes away and John O'Groats is 5 miles away, creating a perfect location for exploring the wildlife, sea life and Orkney.
Hamnavoe is a comfortable, warm bungalow with stunning views of the Pentland Firth, the Orkney Isle and Duncansby Head. Hamnavoe is open all year for bed and breakfast, and also is available to let for weekend breaks or on a weekly basis. Gordon Asher is the host and has been in the hospitality trade for 40 years.
Harbour House Bed and Breakfast
This house was built in 1864 for the British Fisheries Board and was home of the harbour masters of Pulteney and Wick harbours until 2000 when it became a B&B. The B&B overlooks Wick bay and has four letting rooms, en-suite with tea/coffee facilities.
Located a short walk from the beauty of Thurso Bay and in the heart of Thurso town centre, The Holborn Hotel offers both convenience and comfort for visitors to Caithness whether on business or on holiday. Spend the evening fine dining in the Red Pepper restauraunt, specialising in traditional and locally sources Scottish cuisine and Bar 16 for traditional pub grub and a large selection of hot and cold refreshments. Then rest in one of 9 cosy en-suite rooms complete.
These detached holiday cottages, situated within walking distance of the famous village of John O’ Groats, make the ideal base to explore this lovely part of the Northern Highlands. John O’ Groats is famous for being the most north easterly point of Britain’s four corners. The Horsemans cottage consists of a living/dining room kitchen, two double bedrooms and one twin bedroom.
Inver Caravan Park
Inver Caravan Park is a small, friendly touring park. The caravan park is listed with the Camping and Caravan Club and is open throughout the year. It is adjacent to the A9 just north of Dunbeath. They welcome all caravans and trailer tents, motorhomes, tents, cars, vans, walkers, cyclists, children and dogs.
Iscoyd is a superb, modern detached house set in its own generous garden grounds amidst open countryside. It is delightfully presented throughout with high quality furniture and furnishings. With three large bedrooms, two bathrooms and an en-suite it provides ideal self-catering accommodation for two families, couples or larger groups. The main living area is open plan. Deer are often spotted on the edge of the adjacent woodland.
John O'Groats Guest House
This guest House has five guest bedrooms, all en-suite; one twin, two doubles and two family rooms, which can sleep up to four people. All of the bedrooms are en-suite and situated on the ground floor. All rooms benefit from full central heating and are equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, television, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Overlooking the Pentland Firth and the Orkney Islands, the Guest House is within easy reach of all car and passenger ferries to Orkney.
The Keepers Cottage is a three bedroom cottage in Highlands of Scotland, just six metres from the beach. It is one of the self-catering cottages located in the Ackergill Tower grounds outside Wick. The cottage boasts a fully fitted kitchen and three spacious bedrooms. Each of the bedrooms have their own en-suite facilities. With beautiful linen, bathrobes and toiletries provided, your stay at Keepers Cottage will be magical.
Keiss Harbour House
Keiss Harbour House is a stunning, contemporary-styled house created from the historic harbour fishing station on the edge of the Caithness village of Keiss, some 12 miles south of John O'Groats. The five bedrooms and spacious reception rooms make it ideal for entertaining groups of friends or family gatherings.
This property has just been totally refurbished in 2009 and is in excellent condition with all amenities provided including a welcome pack of milk, tea, coffee and biscuits. It is situated in a large well kept garden with unobstructed view of the countryside. It is very central for exploring the county of Caithness and Sutherland with good local amenities to suit all kinds of activities. River Thurso runs through the village of Halkirk and is well known for salmon fishing. Sleeps 6 maximum.
Kirkstyle House is an impressive detached stone house situated in the charming coastal village of Lybster. The exceptionally large lounge with high ceilings, deep leather sofas and welcoming wood burning stove leads through to a superb games room with 7ft pool table, karaoke machine and music stereo system - ideal for family entertainment or teenagers. There are three bedrooms which sleeps a maximum of six guests.
This B&B is located in the small village of Barrock. It boasts a country location with magnificent views of the sea, Dunent Head and the Orkney Isles. It also overlooks the spectacular Sutherland Hills. It is an easy distance to all the local attractions such as 10 minute drive to the Castle and Gardens of Mey, 15 minutes from Gills Bay with the ferry to Orkney. John O'Groats and Thurso all within easy distance.
Loch Watten House
Located a few miles from Wick and Thurso this B&B offers an ideal location to explore Caithness and the far north of Scotland including the beautiful area of north Sutherland - Bettyhill, Melvich and Tongue. This bed and breakfast is also ideal for a trip to Orkney with two main ferry points to Orkney nearby as well as the passenger ferry available in summer from John O'Groats. There are four bedrooms available which can accomodate up to 8 guests.
Mey Cliff Cottage
Mey Cliff Cottage is a beautifully appointed purpose built bungalow perched on the far north coast of Scotland in Caithness. It's sits right on the Pentland Firth over looking the Orkney Islands and the Castle of Mey. It is a great place to relax amongst wildlife and superb coastline. All mod-cons provided eg wifi, dishwasher, washing machine/dryer, freeview tv. This cottage sleeps up to six individuals.
These detached holiday cottages, situated within walking distance of the famous village of John O’ Groats, make the ideal base to explore this lovely part of the Northern Highlands. Ground floor: Living room with beams. Dining room. Kitchen. 2 steps down to twin bedroom. Separate toilet. First floor: 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Most rooms with wooden floor. Sleeps four and allows pets.
Tucked away in the trees by the waterfall, Mill House at Forss is a peaceful, private place in a great undiscovered part of the Highlands. If it’s action or adventure you’re after then there’s plenty to do close by to set your spirits soaring. But if you just want to recharge your batteries the living is gentle in these parts with lots of time to think and crisp, clean air to breathe.
Tucked away in the trees by the waterfall, Mill House at Forss is a peaceful, private place in a great undiscovered part of the Highlands of Scotland. For heritage enthusiasts it is one of the finest surviving examples of a 19th Century Caithness grain mill which has been cleverly restored to offer outstanding self catering accommodation. Open plan living and dining area, bedrooms are all clean and comfortable and the kitchen well equipped. Pet friendly, enclosed garden, wifi, parking .
Murray House Bed & Breakfast is a traditional town house built in 1835 and situated in Thurso town centre. Private parking and a well established garden with secure storage for bicycles and sports equipment are to the rear of the house, freshly caught fish can be frozen to take home. Murray House is an ideal base for exploring the many attractions and activities Caithness has to offer.
The Nethercliffe Hotel is a family run hotel in the centre of Wick, providing 3 star Accommodation and superb home cooked meals in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Created from a dwelling built in 1824, the original building is one of the oldest in the county and has many interesting architectural features, including original cornicing and a cast iron cooking range in the cellar, which was once servants' quarters. There are 6 en-suite bedrooms
Modern Self-Catering Accommodation in John o’Groats, Caithness, Scotland. North Winds was newly built in 2007 and is situated in quiet countryside with views over looking the Pentland Firth, Stroma and the Orkney Islands. The two bedroom modern bungalow contains a double room and twin room (with bunk beds) and is ideal for a couple or small families as it can sleep a maximum off two adults and two children.
North Yarrows Cottage
North Yarrows is a traditional Caithness croft house, which has been converted to provide comfortable accommodation for 4 to 5 people and is situated on the banks of the Loch of Yarrow. Included in the rent is a boat, moored just below the cottage. The cottage has two bedrooms, the larger of which contains a double and a single bed, and a sofa bed. The smaller room contains two single beds.
Northern Sands Hotel
The family-run Northern Sands Hotel is situated in the centre of Dunnet village, and is ideally placed for a holiday in Caithness. Easily accessible by road, rail - into Thurso or air - into Wick it is 674 miles from London and is just 4 miles from Britain's most northerly mainland point, Dunnet Head. The hotel has a restaurant and nine bedrooms, all en-suite.
Northern Winds Bed & Breakfast
Beautiful B&B on the A99 2 double bedrooms available ideally situated for for the North Coast 500. Dog friendly reasonable rates call Dianne on 01593721811
Old Free Church
This conversion of an old church near Wick in the Scottish highlands provides stunning accommodation. It offers very spacious accommodation over two floors, with 10ft ceilings, beams, super modern bathrooms and the latest heating technology. There are three bedrooms, all en-suite, and sleeps up to 6 people.
Olrig House B&B
Enchanting ancestral country mansion in 60 acres of woodland, 5 mins from the beach, with all the comforts of an Highland estate to make you feel welcome. There are a number of rooms available as well as a cottage.
Pennyland House B&B
Pennyland House is a three storey building dating back over two hundred years. The house is located on the edge of Thurso in a quiet, but convenient location and boasts wonderful views of the Orkney Islands, Scrabster and Thurso Bay. All rooms have en-suite facilities.
Centrally located in the heart of Thurso, the hotel welcomes guests for food, functions, bed and breakfast or just visiting our bar for a drink. Suitable for families and business people alike, this hotel will offer you comfortable accommodation and a warm welcome from staff. The hotel has 41 en-suite bedrooms made up of single, twin, double, triple and family units. There is free WiFi available throughout the hotel.
Pentland Lodge House
Pentland Lodge House blends the spacious luxury of old style rooms with contemporary style and modern facilities. A family-run B&B that seeks the highest standards to make your visit comfortable, convenient and pleasurable whether you are a leisure or business guest. There are 8 rooms of varying size (single, double, twin and family) which all have en-suite facilities. There is a ground floor room which is wheel chair accessible.
Set against a backdrop of the scenic Caithness countryside, the Queen's Hotel provides a genuine taste of Scottish tradition. Converted from a church manse in coronation year 1953, Queen's Hotel has an unique ambience - intimate, friendly and as individual as our guests. The restaurant specialises in Scottish dishes and use local produce. There are eight en-suite rooms available which all have Sky TV and coffee/tea facilities.
Randolph House B&B
Charming Victorian Property with a contemporary feel in the town of Wick with off road parking and secure garage space fir bikes.
Rowan Cottage is a pretty, single storey wooden lodge situated in a tranquil and secluded location in the far north of Scotland; an ideal and affordable priced pet friendly holiday property for couples wishing to explore this fascinating and totally unspoilt region. Set in mature garden grounds it enjoys stunning, uninterrupted views across open countryside and the sea at Dunnet Head with the Orkney Isles clearly visible. The cottage has one bedroom but sleeps up to four people.
Modern yet Inexpensive Hostel with Superb Facilities Based in the UK's Most Northerly Town. Free WiFi and pet friendly. Rooms can be shared with other backpackers, or booked for individuals. The rooms are equipped with a private or shared bathroom.
School House Watten
Large detached house in the Watten village centre, 10 miles from Wick. Large front and back garden. four bedrooms are available and can sleep up to 7 guests. It is in an ideal location to explore Caithness. Pets are welcome.
Sea Otter Cottage
Looking out north across sheltered Sinclair Bay towards Orkney and the Pentland Skerries lighthouse, this fully equipped, self-catering, semi-detached foreshore cottage has unforgettable sea views. The three bedrooms can sleep up to seven people.
Sea Shore Cottage
This fully equipped, semi-detached, foreshore cottage has unforgettably close sea views. All the main windows look across Sinclair Bay towards Orkney and the Pentland Skerries lighthouse and as the tide comes in across the sheltered bay, you could be watching a living oil painting of ocean surf.Downstairs Sea Shore Cottage has an open plan living room and kitchen. Upstairs both bedrooms overlook the sea to the north and sleep up to four people.
Sea View Guest House
Sea View is a guesthouse by the sea, and with breathtaking scenery and being a stone's throw away from the sea front, Sea View promises to give all its customers a first class service at a picturesque location. Sea View Guesthouse was built in the 1800's and has been a guesthouse for the last 30 years. Situated in the Highlands, the guesthouse offers beautiful scenery, 3 letting rooms and a private carpark for its guests.
This holiday cottage, overlooking the sea, is on a single track road leading to Noss Head Lighthouse. Spectacular seascapes, coastline and beaches make up the area. Walk to Castle Sinclair Girnigoe, a short distance away, or clamber down to Sandigoe Bay. With two bedrooms it sleeps up to four people and it is pet friendly, allowing up to two pets.
Seaview Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast
At Seaview Farmhouse you are offered the chance to experience life on a Scottish Farm, as you arrive you will be delighted by the wonderful views of Thurso Bay and the Orkney Islands. You can even see the "Old Man of Hoy"! The Farmhouse is situated just two miles from Thurso and only 5 minutes from the Ferry Terminal at Scrabster which has several ferry sailings each day. There is a double bedroom and family bedroom available with a shared bathroom.
Sheigra is a modern well appointed bungalow offering comfortable accommodation in a quiet residential area of Thurso. There is off-road parking available and a locakable shed for cycles. Accommodation comprises 2 spacious bedrooms. One triple which consists of a double bed room with access to a single bedded room and en-suite shower. The second room is a twin bedroom with private shower room.
Shormary Cottage is a two bedroom property with private parking situated on the shore of the Pentland Firth on Scotland's north coast, an area renowned for its scenic beauty and many tourist attractions. Shormary Cottage accommodates up to four people with a sitting room, kitchen/diner, two bedrooms (1 Twin & 1 Double) and a shower room. Pets are more than welcome.
Sinclair Bay Hotel
A small, popular, family run hotel. The Sinclair Bay offers a warm Caithness welcome to everyone, including children. The bedrooms are cosy, the food is excellent - with lunch, evening and childrens menus - and there is a good selection of wines, beers, and spirits, all contributing to a value for money package that encourages many return visitors. Some rooms have spacious en suite bathrooms, and many offer views across the bay.
Skara Bed and Breakfast
Panoramic sea and coastal views over Thurso Bay towards Scrabster, from where the Northlink ferry sails to the Orkney Islands. Skara benefits from a quiet country location and is approximately 20 minutes walk from the centre of Thurso. Private parking is available on-site. There is a residents' lounge which offers a selection of complimentary beverages including herbal, peppermint, chamomile, decaffinated tea/coffee and hot-chocolate. Free Wi-Fi is available.
Sordale House is a 19th century converted farmhouse which is situated just 4.5 miles south of Thurso just off the A9 and 2.5 miles NE of the village of Halkirk with beautiful views of the river Thurso and mountains beyond. The accommodation consists of two bedrooms, a double & a twin room both en-suite with exposed beams.
St. Clair Hotel
Unpack and relax in your room. All 34 rooms are freshly decorated and have the essential direct dial telephone, television with Freeview, hairdryer, hospitality tray and en suite shower rooms with complimentary toiletries. Ideal location within Thurso. The hotel has a restaurant for guests.
Stags View is a newly built house situated near Latheronwheel in the heart of Caithness in the Scottish Highlands amidst breath taking scenery but with easy access, only one mile off the main A9. The accommodation comprises of three spacious twin / double bedrooms, two bathrooms, living room, kitchen / dining room, utility room with drying facilities and patio with wooden decking where you can sit and soak in the spectacular views of the rugged countryside and out to sea.
Station Hotel and Apartments
Station Hotel Thurso offers 3-star accommodation in Thurso. It is ideally located for guests wishing to visit local attractions. The hotel provides spacious rooms equipped with a hair dryer, a shower and heating. There are also several rooms available for families. There is a restauraunt and bar on site for guests to relax in. The Station Hotel is a five minute walk from Thurso Railway Station.
Stemster School House Apt
Stemster School House Flat is an attractively furnished, small first floor flat ideally located for exploring the beautiful yet wildly remote area of Caithness. Situated in open countryside with panoramic views across attractive farmland, the flat is found within the grounds of the former School House for Stemster. Designed and decorated to a very high standard, the flat is both comfortable and cosy, perfectly suited for a couple. Sleeps 2, 1 bedroom: 1 double. Wifi, TV, shared parking.
Stroma View Camping Site
This campsite overlooks the Pentland Firth & has views of Stroma Island and the Orkneys. Being about midway between the John o'Groats and Gills Bay ferries makes this site an ideal stop-over both for those going on to Orkney and for a longer stay in the north of Scotland. This smallish and economical site can provide hard-standings for up to eight motorhomes and caravans plus enough room for eight normal-sized tents. The campsite is open throughout the year.
Sunrise Cottage Bed and Breakfast
The Cottage is situated on a working croft where you will find Sheep, Shetland ponies, Chickens and at the right time of year - Lambs! On offer is a small intimate Guest House with that personal touch and service that makes Sunrise Cottage stand out from the rest. Pets are always welcome.
Sunshine & Seashore Cottage
Located within the Ackergill Tower estate Sunshine & Seashore Cottages share a kitchenette, with an open staircase up to two quaint bedrooms under the eaves. Each has its own private bathroom and sitting room. These cottages offer a taste of luxury, just metres from the sea.
We are situated on the A99 just south of Lybster and offer accommodation for up to 3 people in our hand crafted pod. It offers beautiful sea views in comfortable surroundings
Taigh An Clachair
Situated in a quiet position near the village of Lybster, Taigh An Clachair provides the ideal location for a holiday or short break. Whether your interests lie with active pursuits or just taking it easy, your needs can be readily satisfied in this lovely part of Scotland. Taigh An Clachair is a high quality modern stone built property, affording all modern conveniences including two bedrooms, one double and one single.
Teuchters Bed and Breakfast
B & B overlooking Pentland Firth and Gills Harbour. All rooms ensuite. Free Wifi , TV. Large rooms with all facilities. Transport available to and from ferries. Open all year.
The Anchorage B&B
Situated within the beautiful countryside that surrounds John O'Groats village and harbour, only 5 minutes drive from the famous duncansby stacks, this B&B offers a quiet location to relax and a good base to explore Caithness. 10 minute walk to the beach where seals, orca whales and dolphins are regularly seen.
The Beach House
Enjoy uninterrupted views to John O'Groats and the Orkneys from the comfort of your conservatory in this luxury New England style cottage. Including a full cooked breakfast, this picturesque and secluded cottage is perfect for a private holiday.
The Brown Trout Hotel
The Brown Trout Hotel, situated in the historical village of Watten, near Loch Watten, offers luxurious accommodation, fantastic home cooked food and a very friendly atmosphere. This family run hotel is an excellent base for fishing, business or for just a relaxing breakaway, only 7 miles away from Wick and 14 miles from Thurso, it is an ideal base for all your needs while in Caithness.
The Captains House
Surrounded by an awe-inspiring seascape with views over the dramatic Pentland Firth to the Orkney Islands, Dunnet Head and the Castle of Mey, The Captain's House has been extensively refurbished and provides light, spacious comfortable holiday accommodation throughout. The wonderful conservatory is a great place for reading, painting or simply soaking up this fantastic atmosphere. Sleeps 6. Enclosed garden, open fire, garden furniture, off road parking.
The Church Apartment at Lybster
This spacious church conversion offers comfortable self-catering holiday in the coastal village of Lybster. Ideally situated on the far north-east coast of the Scottish Highlands, Caithness is known for it's remarkable light, extraordinary skies and spectacular coastline.
The Clachan Bed & Breakfast
Award winning 4 star Gold B&B offering high quality accommodation for no more than 6 guests, assuring you receive our personal attention at all times. Accredited with the Visit Scotland "Taste Our Best" quality award, our breakfasts served at individual tables, are cooked to order using fresh-locally sourced produce.
The Corner House
This family Holiday Home is just a few minutes away from Duncorann House & The Lorne Apartments. The house is ideally located in a quiet street but still a short walk from all the towns shops and facilities. This popular holiday home offers: Entrance Vestibule, Lounge, Single Bedroom, Walk in Wet Room/Toilet, Hallway and Dining Kitchen on the ground floor. Upstairs offers a large Master Bedroom with Ensuite Bathroom, a Twin Bedroom and a Single/Double Bedroom.
The Crofters Snug Glamping Pod
Luxury Glamping Pod Sleeps up to 4. Situated 6 miles South of John O Groats with stunning panoramic views of Dunnet Head , Orkney Isles and Stroma.
The Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast
Situated over-looking Freswick Bay the house commands beautiful panoramic views from all of the bedrooms. Accommodation over two floors. There are two double/family rooms and one single. Bathroom, showers and toilet facilities are on the ground floor.
The Garden Apartment
The Garden Apartment at Thrumster House is set in 20 acres of woodland and gardens, featuring an Iron Aged Broch which has recently been excavated and a summerhouse with a pond. Thrumster is situated 5 miles south of Wick in Caithness and 30 mins from the Castle of Mey. The apartment sleeps up to four.
The Ha Farmhouse
Situated within walking distance from the globally famous John o’Groats (the end of the road), the Ha Farmhouse is one of the most North Eastern self-catering accommodation available in the UK. The house sleeps up to 8 people and is available all year round.
A warm welcome awaits you at the Herons which is set on the edge of a 3-mile stretch of sandy beach and enjoys panoramic views across Sinclair’s Bay towards Noss Head Lighthouse. This spacious house is furnished to a good standard and well-equipped to make your holiday as enjoyable as possible. Whales, porpoises and dolphins are regularly seen from the shore, with the occasional pod of orcas.
The hideaway is a self-catering caravan sleeps 4 persons, children over 12 welcome. Pets welcome. Ideally situated in a quiet location between Thurso & John O-Groats ,overlooking open moorland and views out to sea. ideal stop-over for the Gills Bay ferry to Orkney Islands. Fully equipped and free wifi. One night stays, short breaks & weekly stays. Open May to October.
The Lodge House
The Lodge House is a small cottage and the entrance of Thrumster House drive, with trees all round and private parking. There are two double bedrooms which sleep up to four people, a sitting room, a galley kitchen and a bathroom.
The Lorne Apartments
Duncorann House & The Lorne Apartments are "the" place to stay in Caithness if you want a quality, clean, comfortable and central place to stay for yourself or staff. Totally hassle free, You or your staff need only arrive and enjoy your accommodation. Fully serviced accommodation.
Luxury bed and breakfast on the sea front on Scotland's rugged North coast. Opened in Spring 2013 The Marine was formerly a public house. It closed it's doors mid 1990s and is now an outstanding home on Thurso's seafront with 5 superior ensuite rooms with outstanding views of the bay, Orkney Isles and the Pentland Firth.
The Norseman Hotel is located overlooking the River Wick in the small picturesque Viking town of Wick, offering comfortable accommodation and service. Positioned on the north coast of Scotland, the Norseman offers visitors the chance to witness this untouched paradise. With miles of white sandy beaches contrasting with the craggy headlands and the dramatic cliffs that you would expect. The hotel has 48 en-suite bedrooms, all tastefully decorated and stylishly furnished.
The Old Inn
The Old Inn at Reay in Caithness is truly a piece of Scottish history. It was originally built in 1739 as an Inn serving both travellers and the people of the village of Reay. The original building is still intact and in use as a private home and a bed and breakfast establishment today. Additions have been made over the years but these have all been done in sympathy with the original building.
The Old Tea Shop Holiday Cottage
The Old Tea Shop Holiday Cottage. Sleeps 4 . Inbetween Thurso & John O Groats, ideal stopover for Orkney Ferry. Traditionally decorated, wood-burner children over 10 welcome, pets welcome.
The Park Hotel
Relax and Enjoy your stay at the north's favourite hotel. The Park Hotel is the ideal place if you are visiting Caithness. Close to the centre of Thurso and its bus and rail facilities. From the reception and restaurant, right through to the 20 beautifully appointed bedrooms, guests can expect a high level of service and facilities.
The Royal Hotel
The Royal Hotel in Thurso is based in the north coast of Scotland, on the beautiful burgh of Caithness. Regarded as the gateway to Orkney, it offers miles of white sandy beaches, scraggy headlands and dramatic cliffs, making it an ideal place for a true getaway. There are 103 en suite bedrooms, offering guests a comfortable and enjoyable base from which to explore the area.
The Ulbster Arms Hotel
The Ulbster Arms Hotel is situated in the village of Halkirk, on the banks of the River Thurso and sturdily built of Caithness stone. This one time Sinclair family home has been a comfortable retreat for shooting, fishing, corporate and holiday guests for over 150 years. Following recent renovations and refurbishments, There are now 13 rooms at the hotel. Each has all of the modern day comforts, including full ensuite bath or shower rooms, tea & coffee making facilities, TVs and WiFi.
The Weigh Inn
Situated overlooking the Pentland Firth with panoramic views of the Orkney Islands, this busy Hotel is located in two acres of it's own grounds, situated on the outskirts of Thurso. The Weigh Inn, refurbished to the highest standards boast 16 STB 3 Star Deluxe Bedrooms, 20 Superior Lodges and 22 Standard Lodges with 3 Bars, Function and Conference Suites. Professional and friendly staff can accommodate both the holiday maker and corporate guest whilst ensuring the perfect Wedding or meetings.
Thurso Bay Camping & Caravan Park
This family operated caravan and camping park is located on the north coast of Scotland where you will find truly unique opportunities to experience Scottish history, flora and fauna. The location is a major asset. From the site on the outskirts of Thurso you overlook Thurso Bay and the Pentland Firth. It is a convenient base from which to explore the further reaches of Caithness and Sutherland as well as the Orkney Isles. Its four-and-a-half acres contain 66 pitches and space for 30 tents.
Tofts House is a 10 minute walk from Freswick beach and Castle. Along from there is Freswick harbour and cliff top walks. This modernised spacious house is full of character and is furnished mostly in pine.The house is ideal for families that love being outdoors. It is great for fishing, cycling and seeing wildlife. The house is well placed for exploring the northern tip of Scotland. It is excellent for catching the ferry to the Orkney Isles from John O'Groats.
Valley View Bed and Breakfast
Superior bed and breakfast business with panoramic views across the bay to Dunnet Head and beyond, Valley view is only 5 minutes drive from the main ferry link to the Orkney Islands. The guest wing offers a king-size double room, with beautiful, open views and en-suite facilities.
Wathegar Farm is a comfortable 4 bedroom farmhouse set in 800 acres comprising Christmas Tree farmland and wind turbines just off the A882 at Bilbster between Wick (4.5 miles) and Thurso. Guests are free to roam the 800 acres with its tree plantation and miles of gravel roads connecting the wind turbines. These roads are suitable for driving, walking, biking, quad biking etc. It is a haven for wild life such as moorland birds, owls, wildfowl, yellowhammers and red and roe deer.
Watten Mains Cottage
Watten Mains Cottage is set in a mature garden and looks over Loch Watten. It is situated in the centre of the farm which, in turn, is in the centre of the county of Caithness making it a perfect destination for visiting the county. The loch is famous for its Brown Trout fishing and you can enjoy a gentle walk on the famiy-run Watten Mains Farm - an arable and stock farm with a small herd of Charolais cattle. The accommodation sleeps 5.
Weydale Farm Cottage
Weydale Farm Cottage is a detached farm cottage situated on the owner's 140 acre farm, with rare breed sheep grazing nearby and open views across the fields to the mountains beyond. The cottage has recently undergone extensive renovation and refurbishment. This traditional farm cottage, with its wood lined walls, local flag stone kitchen floors and deep silled windows now provides attractive, homely accommodation in a very quiet setting. Sleeps up to four people.
Wick Bay Guest House
Located in a picturesque part of historical Pulteneytown, Wick Bay Guest House is just five minutes walk from Wick Town Centre. The house, which is perched on a hill overlooking Wick Bay, offers fantastic views of the harbour and marina. There are four comfortable rooms, all en-suite with TV and WiFi.
Wick Caravan and Camping Site
This family run campsite, which overlooks Wick River is a very quiet, secluded, picturesque site surrounded by trees and yet only a 5 minute walk into the town centre. Wick Caravan & Camping site is the most sheltered campsite in Caithness. Suitable for total relaxation but still only a short walking distance to the shops, restaurants, swimming pool and local heritage centre. There is an 18 hole golf course and 3 miles of beautiful sandy beaches within the vicinity.
Adventure & Attractions
Discover the impressive stacks of Duncasby, the ruins of Sinclair Girnigoe Castle, the birdlife and the hidden sandy beaches.
The sound of the pipes are prevalent in Caithness! Explore the culture of the friendly communities of Caithness
Food and Drink
The home of many food and drink producers; try the award-winning bakeries and distilleries or have a sit down meal in one of the AA rosette restaurants.
History & Heritage
The fascinating past of Caithness can easily be explored through the brochs, inscriptions and heritage centres that are there waiting for you to discover.
Camp by the Pentland Firth, stay overnight in a castle or make yourself at home at one of the lovely B&B's - where will you choose to sleep in Caithness?