Natural Retreats John O Groats

Self Catering

John O Groats, Wick, Caithness, KW1 4YR

    Located on the most northern tip of the UK, Natural Retreats John O'Groats is situated in a tiny hamlet set amongst some of the most sensational and extreme landscapes combining awe-inspiring coastal stacks, dramatic cliffs and forests.

    See killer whales in their natural habitat, catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights or discover your inner Indiana Jones with a spot of real-life treasure hunting; all right here in the UK at the most northerly tip of Scotland, John O'Groats.

    Natural Retreats are delighted to announce the opening of 23 standalone Residences, the refurbished John O'Groats Inn (formerly the iconic John O'Groats Hotel dating back to 1875) plus a brand new Outfitters activity and retail centre and co-operative Storehouse in the stunning wilderness of John O'Groats.
    John O'Groats is blessed with some of the finest wildlife in the UK, from orca and minke whales to seals and dolphins. Just a stone's throw away from the largest RSPB reserve in Britain, the region is also rich in birdlife, including guillemot, kittiwakes and most famously, puffin.
    4 Self Catering
    Assisted wheelchair access
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times 2014
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    John O'Groats Inn
    £100.00 per unit per night
    John O'Groats Lodges
    £100.00 per unit per night

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Outdoor Play Area This is public and not owned by Natural Retreats
    • Children Welcome


    • Disabled Access A number of lodges are wheelchair accessible - please request at time of booking
    • Internet Access Free Wi-Fi available

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • TV In Room
    • CD Player
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • WiFi Free of charge
    • Entertainment Available Apple TVs with downloadable entertainment

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard


    • Public Parking Nearby
    • Private Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site


    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Lunch Available
    • Bar Available
    • Dinner Available
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Shop Co-operative Storehouse stocking local produce


    • Tumble Dryer
    • Kitchen
    • Freezer
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Iron Available
    • Electric Cooker
    • Linen Provided
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Dishwasher
    • Shower
    • Private Bathroom
    • Fridge
    • WC EnSuite
    • Microwave
    • Washing Machine
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Towels Provided
    • Toilets
    • Log Fire
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Hairdryer Available

    Health & Wellbeing

    • Swedish Massage
    • Beauty Treatments
    • Traditional Massage


    • Coastal Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Business Travellers
    • Pets Welcome
    • Children Welcome

    Wedding Services

    • Accommodation Available

    Road Directions

    By Road - Travel from Inverness on the A9 to Latheron in Caithness, then follow the A99 to Wick, travel through Wick and at Reiss turn right to John O’Groats, still on the A99, straight on to the ‘End of the road’.

    Public Transport Directions


    BY AIR   The nearest airport to Natural Retreats John O'Groats is Wick although there are unfortunately no direct flights; connections can be made in Scotland at either Aberdeen or Edinburgh. London airports such as London City and London Gatwick both fly indirectly to Wick via either Edinburgh or Aberdeen. Wick Airport is a 35 minute drive from John O'Groats, with car hire available at the airport. Natural Retreats customers are entitled to 10% at Europcar.   BY RAIL   There is a direct train service from Inverness to Wick and Thurso three times a day; Wick is and Thurso are both 30 minutes away from John O'Groats. Trains run to Inverness from most parts of the country, although the majority of them are indirect Oxford, London Kings Cross, Manchester and Bristol are just a few examples of stations that run train trains to Inverness.   BY COACH   National Express runs a coach service from London Victoria to Inverness twice a day. 

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

    Journey Planner


    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    • 15% off wonderful winter weekends at John O'Groats


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