The Farr Bay Inn
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... under normal circumstances we would have probably gone online to book the tickets yesterday when we realised there was simply no more accommodation on the island, and discovered that there was only one sailing today.
Anyway, so we booked ourselves onto the 4:45pm, negotiated with the car-hire to keep our car for a few more hours, and took ourselves off up the west coast to a place called Yesnaby where there was, apparently, the Brough of Bigging ...
... that it was a part of Scotland he had never visited and that he'd be willing to help me out. After some planning we set some dates and David agreed to arrange the accommodation.
On the 4th of July we left Edinburgh at 0600 heading for Bettyhill. The early start meant that I could manage half a day of walking, finishing near Tongue where we would be staying. After short stops at Ralia and Lairg we reached Bettyhill at ...
... have to take it easy.
It's 268 miles from Leith to Castletown in Caithness. The journey would take me most of Monday, so leaving at lunchtime I arrived at the Greenland House Bed and Breakfast at 9pm. This allowed me an early start on Tuesday. Over breakfast I chatted to a teacher from a school in Dagenham up in Scotland for half-term. She was meeting up with some cycle club associates who had just completed the Land's End to John ...
... and thought this is easy average speed 13.5mph. Disappointed at J.OG. as there was no signs out and no one in the little booth to put them out for you so we took a few photos and had a coffee. We talked to 3 cyclist that had just finished and then we headed off to Thurso, Cycle route 1, this is well signposted and uses the old road which runs parallel with the new main road. We had the wind behind us most of the way and fantastic views ...
... Moray, Cromarty and Dornoch firths. As we got further North, we started to see more sheep and cattle being farmed.
We joined the main highway (the A9) but turned off it into Tain for lunch. This was quite cool and cloudy and we thought we were heading into bad weather again. We found a great bakery for lunch (Harry Gow) and succumbed to pies to warm us up.
After leaving Tain we ...