Highland village combines dramatic, unspoiled scenery and pleasant life, together with a panoramic array of birdlife on the native cliffs, also as seals, dolphins, minke and killer whales within the encompassing waters.
Just eleven miles from Dunnet Head the little coastal village of John o’ Groats is that the start line for several embarking on the celebrated 'End to finish' journey to Land's End in England, some 876 miles away.
Walkers will follow scenic coastal ways from John o’ Groats on the north coast, from the east of the city to Duncansby Head lighthouse, and onto the massive rock stacks referred to as the Stacks of Duncansby.
NORTH COAST FIVE HUNDRED
Did you know John O’Groats lies on an epic five hundred mile driving route through the North Highlands? Adored by drivers, youth subculture and cyclists alike, the North Coast five hundred is currently world celebrated for its remote, rugged landscapes. While you may not wish to stay within the whole route, you may set up each day following the section east of John O’Groats, stopping at secluded bays and sandy beaches for picnics and walks, absorbing the scenery as you go.
And once you’ve done all that, you’ll realize there are lifeboat journeys, old fishing ports, and ancient divided cairns and brochures to be intimate too. And, of course, miles and miles of impressive coastline! Find accommodation within the space or discover additional about the North Highlands.
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