Marvel at the ancient mountains and beautiful beaches of the North Highlands. Visit historic castles and explore stunning nature reserves. Try mountain biking, go salmon fishing, play championship golf, 18-hole links and 9-hole golf, splash out with the best sea kayaking and surfing and look out for whales and dolphins off the coast. In the North Highlands, the possibilities are endless.
The stunning beaches of the North Highlands - among them Sinclair’s Bay, Dunnet, Achmelvich, Golspie, Gairloch and Big Sand - are great for families.
Take a wildlife cruise from Gairloch, John O’ Groats, Ullapool, Wick or Cromarty harbours.
The North Highlands is a magnet for climbers and hillwalkers with legendary ascents like Beinn Eighe, Suilven and Quinag, as well as many less challenging summits.
Enjoyable 9-hole courses can be found at Durness, Gairloch, Portmahomack and Bonar Bridge.
With quality tracks cropping up around the region, mountain biking has become a major sport. Cycle the coast to coast route from Brora to Ullapool.
Tour one of the distilleries in the North Highlands such as Glenmorangie, Glen Ord, Balblair, Dalmore and Clynelish.