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John O'Groats & the Far North

From £55 per adult

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April — October

Take this tour so that you can say that you've 'made it' to the most northerly point on the British mainland. This fascinating tour will also introduce you to the stunning cliffs of the northern coast, the wild magnificence of Caithness and an abunda

Northward Bound...

Your journey north starts when you leave Inverness and head across the beautiful Black Isle to the Cromarty Firth. As you drive through this beautiful landscape you'll learn about the history of the region, including the story of First Duke of Sutherland, whose agents were involved in the most notorious of the Highland clearances in the 19th Century.

Through Caithness...

You'll then travel through the brooding and magnificent landscape of Caithness. This is a beautiful place full of amazing scenery and some of Scotland's most fascinating and rare wildlife. At lunchtime you'll enjoy a coastal stop at one of the region's picturesque harbours. As you eat, there will be the chance to learn a bit about the region's traditional herring fishing industry.

As far North as you can go...

After lunch you'll get to the day's goal: John O'Groats. Here you'll be able to take an "I've been there" photograph. Then you can stroll along the cliff-top path at Duncansby Head and take in the dramatic views of sea stacks and the sea itself. Duncansby is rich in birdlife including guillemot, kittiwakes and, its most famous residents, puffins (until late July). There are binoculars available on-board our mini-coach so you'll be able to get a " close up" view.

Head South through Wick to Inverness...

After your visit to Duncansby, you'll turn southwards for home. You'll travel through more breathtaking scenery and pass through the historic estuary town of Wick before your journey's ends in Inverness.


Departure days:

Every Tuesday and Thursday (3rd April to 11th October)

Departs/Returns:

09:15 am / 19:15 pm

Meeting point:

Stance 7, Inverness Bus Station, Margaret Street IV1 1LT

Contact details

Highland Experience Tours
1 Parliament Square
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH1 1RE
Starting
Inverness
Length
1
Day
Transport
Minibus
Type
Medium Group (17-30)
Languages
English
Themes
Adventure History Landscapes Photography Wildlife

Tour prices

From

  • £55 Per Adult
  • £52 Per child
  • £52 Concession

Tour company information

Highland Experience Tours

We offer Visit Scotland 5 Star Graded tours of Scotland. We operate smaller buses that make sure you can see the very best of Scotland. Some of the best and most experienced driver guides in the business ensure you have a safe, fun and educational tour. Book Now! - Day tours to multiple day, week-long tours for groups and independent travellers, with departures all year round. - Passionate, enthusiastic and informed professional guides - Comfortable, luxurious vehicles with plenty of time to take you on the 'wee' roads.

Opening times

Monday - 7am - 10pm
Tuesday - 7am - 10pm
Wednesday - 7am - 10pm
Thursday - 7am - 10pm
Friday - 7am - 10pm
Saturday - 7am - 10pm
Sunday - 7am - 10pm

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