John O'Groats

Address: Canisbay, Wick, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, KW1 4YH, United Kingdom | Hostel
 
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Location

This hostel, located on Canisbay, Wick, is near Duncansby Head.
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TripAdvisor Reviews John O'Groats Wick

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Travel Blogs from Wick

A Day in the Orkney Islands

A travel blog entry by bern54 on Aug 28, 2014

2 comments, 16 photos

What an amazing place. Travelled by passenger ferry from John O'Groats over to one of the Orkney Islands. Remote and wind swept they were a base for the British army in both world wars.Italian POW's who were working on the Churchill Barriers, built the chapel we visited and used bandages and paper to plaster the walls of the Nissan hut to make it …

Inverness to Wick

A travel blog entry by bern54 on Aug 27, 2014

4 comments, 10 photos

... of Culloden- between the Jacobites and the British Government. Spent time in the visitor centre with dioramas and re enactments. We're both a bit confused with all this history. Did find out though that the Cunningham clan originated from the County of Ayreshire (near Glasgow) in the 1700's and then migrated to other places Travelled up the coast of Northern Scotland over ...

Bremen to Iceland: Learning by doing

A travel blog entry by maggie360 on Aug 18, 2013

3 photos

... water to Iceland. At 12,000' this time we also didn't have to use supplemental oxygen like we did on the trip over the Atlantic. The higher we go, the stronger the headwinds, and with the broken stratus clouds nicely below us, 12,000' was just fine. Eating and drinking was also surely easier with the O2 masks on. We opted to land in Keflavik because our friendly previous service here (I'm writing at the FBO). Plus, being Sunday and with our arrival time after 8pm, it's often ...

Day 1 p.m. 38 miles today - long ones

A travel blog entry by kieranwhelan on May 22, 2013

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OK it's now 2 p.m. and I'm heading to Thurso into the teeth of the wind, gusting 20-40 miles. I got asked what that was like by the landlady and it's like cycling through treacle whilst some invisible yobs are trying to shake you off your bike...anyway I digress....

Had to stop at the Castle Inn at Mey (on the main road). I actually only wanted to go into the shop which was at the back to buy some sherbert lemons but when in ...

Jimmy's coastal walk: day 39 Castles and daffodils

A travel blog entry by jimmyhudson on May 01, 2013

1 comment, 12 photos

... century and the building was no longer occupied following a bombardment by cannon in 1680. Perched on the cliff edge the stone layers of the building seem to merge gradually into the horizontal rock strata beneath.
Two miles further along is Ackergill Tower. This is a five storey oblong tower house first referred to in 1538. Following a 2 million renovation in opened as a 5-star hotel in 2012. ...

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