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We love lighthouses so we had to go to Dunnet Head. On a grey evening but what a nice place. On a... read more

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Maarssen, The Netherlands
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The day we arrived it was raining with a howling wind coming of the sea. looking at maps it felt... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Allan C
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Promoting the north of Scotland. We have a wealth of knowledge about the walking, wildlife and general information about the North. Dunnet Head is the focal point of the North Highland Way.
B855 | Dunnet, Thurso KW14 8YE, Scotland
+44 7780 113739
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We love lighthouses so we had to go to Dunnet Head. On a grey evening but what a nice place. On a clear day you can see Orkney, we saw just a glimpse

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The day we arrived it was raining with a howling wind coming of the sea. looking at maps it felt like it was coming straight of the Arctic. This is the most northern most tip of the mainland of the UK. The wind coming in...More

Thank Allan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dropped by here whilst driving the NC500 route. It was a lovely day and you could see the Orkneys clearly. Would also recommend dropping into the nearby Dunnet Bay Distillery where they make Rock Rose GIn, not to far away

Thank Maureen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Far North Cottage is delightful.We stayed there 2 weeks ago, in a force 68mph gale, for most of the week..The Summer house in the garden blew over!!!..Our spirits were not dampened.We went out and about every day, visiting.Brough Bay, to watch the seals..Bettyhill, and John...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the drive to go and see britains most northerly point. Good views across to orkney and of seabirds on the cliffs.

Thank SarahGunton
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Dunnett head is a good place to see birds and if you have a interest there are the remains of a ww2 site there to but it can get very windy and when the rain starts it also can get very wet so take your...More

Thank firefoxx
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Well worth driving the extra 5 or 6 miles from main road to visit the most northerly point on UK mainland. Marvellous view of Orkneys.

Thank Bev W
Reviewed 3 October 2018

How beautiful is the environment up North. Single track road leads to this dabulous place. Its more important than John O'Groats hut uf you need the loo or shops go there first! M

Thank martin s
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Beautiful isolated place on the cliffs. We walked the grounds and took nice photos. There is plenty of parking. I recommend wearing good shoes that you don't mind getting muddy or sheep poo on.

Thank paralegal777
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A little off the main road but glad we made the effort to get there. The light house is no longer manned but is kept in good condition. There is a lot of information about local wildlife on the display boards. Big car park area....More

Thank ScotlandHattie
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23 May 2017|
Response from 217peterm | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I can't answer your question as I'm not a tour operator. If you're on a cruise ship you could try asking the Purser or someone in their travel office. Have a great trip.😎
9 April 2017|
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Response from OutDog | Reviewed this property |
There isn't any at the location. The one road approach at the start has a Pub/Hotel. That's about it I'm afraid ☹️
Elizabeth M
29 May 2016|
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Response from Nigel N | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry don't know. The TI should be able to help.