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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
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
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
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
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
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
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