John O'Groats

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

The 21st Century Christmas!

A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Nov 25, 2014

7 photos

... planning on shopping Saturday and Sunday. I'm so excited!!!!!!!!!!
The weather is turning a bit more winter like now, there is a definite frosty nip to the air. I pulled out my big wool scarf that I bought in Dublin today. I'm really hoping we get a bit of snow... I feel like it won't feel like Christmas unless we have a little bit of snow. Fingers crossed. The Christmas lights are up at Granddads so that is making it feel a bit more like Christmas. ...

Battlefields and ghosts

A travel blog entry by suelacey on Aug 21, 2013

31 photos

... the wind, few houses, the craggy inland hills covered with pink heather - it's beautiful country and in the winter it must be so cold and windswept all year round. Had difficulty getting shots from the bus because I wasn't on the sea side.

Into Wick in the early afternoon. We did not do the option offered to go out to the Castle of Mey but instead wandered along the waterfront of the town.


Summer is really here

A travel blog entry by jandmtravel on Jul 08, 2013

5 photos

... is an airforce base and we could see a jet flying over us several times (must have been practicing landing and taking off) before flying far out over the north sea. Next we called into Fort George at the entrance to Moray Firth as we have been told it was a good place to see the dolphins. None today, but Jim walked to the desk for paying to enter the fort, and since it was quite a way in he managed to see alot. He said it was huge but at 8.90 each we weren't going ...

Day 0 - Got lost between station and first B&B

A travel blog entry by kieranwhelan on May 21, 2013

2 comments, 1 photo

... started raining heavily, my directions were less than perfect and my bike sat nav froze. So a phone call to the B&B for directiuons was called for. Mrs Leask gave me clear instructioins which I failed to follow (jet lag I think) when I didn't show after 30 mins she phoned again...embarrassed I said 'nearly there, be with you in a min' ...another 20 mins ...

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