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Great views, top of mainland UK

If you’re in the area, why not visit the northernmost point on the UK mainland? You can hike... read more

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A wee trip to the most northerly part of Scotland mainland and we were not disappointed. The... read more

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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you’re in the area, why not visit the northernmost point on the UK mainland? You can hike around, but it’s even worth a short visit to see the view, the lighthouse, and some sea birds.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A wee trip to the most northerly part of Scotland mainland and we were not disappointed. The lighthouse was stunning and the views breathtaking. A stroll around to get some stunning views looking over to the Orkney islands. A must drive to visit. I would...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We drove out to Dunnet Head and enjoyed the dramatic scenery and lighthouse. Worth a look, for sure.

Thank FondofTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to visit, lots of free parking, access to places to see the birds nesting on the cliffs and viewpoints on the hill

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice drive into this, narrow road then pretty much a track (albeit tarred) through farmland to the lighthouse. This is the actual tip not John O'Groats and is more worth visiting in my opinion. Great views to be had, if you are driving the NC500...More

Thank crazyed
Reviewed 1 week ago

We swung in past here during our NC500 road trip, as it's the most Northerly point of Scotland. The views of Orkney in the distance were great. There is a path round the lighthouse, but we didn't go along it, although other visitors did. There's...More

Thank inveresk12c
Reviewed 1 week ago

making my way to Thurso via John O' Groats, like many other reviewers have said, I couldn't not stop at DH, if only to say I'd been there. I can now honestly say I've travelled the length and breadth of this land. this was early...More

Thank JFergo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dunnet Head is worth a visit purely due to it being the most northerly point on the mainland, contrary to popular belief (many think it is John O'Groats). Fabulous views, excellent bird life, recommended

Thank Rose S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our Scottish tour my wife and I found that John O’Groats was not the most northerly point of our country. On the A836, which is the road that goes across the very north of Scotland, there is Dunnet Forest. Nearby is the tiny village...More

Thank davidharrylarder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You kind of get there just to say to yourself, "Yup, I got here." It's the northernmost point of mainland Scotland, the lighthouse is not accessible, and when I arrived, it was raining quite heavily. If you have the time on your roadtrip, why not...More

Thank tuffnaygubbuns
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Jack Yuken
22 May 2017|
Response from Peter M | 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
28 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.