Pentland Hotel

Princes Street, Thurso, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, KW14 7AA, United Kingdom | Hotel
Prices starting from $64.00
 

Travel Blogs from Thurso

Wicked sailing to Wick

A travel blog entry by simoncole

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Tuesday 1st July

We departed Inverness at 07:30 in no wind to catch slack water at Channonry point. This is a narrow bend in the river and we saw many dolphins showing off. We continued under motor for several more hours when a light easterly came with bright sunshine and a flat sea. From there ...

Epilogue

A travel blog entry by sueblaikie

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... br> Most mesmerised by - Andrew Gormley's sculptures at Crosby
Most luxurious accommodation - Lyzzick Hall Hotel
Most embarrassing moment - ask Judy
Most disappointing - we put on weight (but we are more muscular!)
Most helpful book "Land's End to John O'Groats" by Phil Horsley
Most helpful gadget - Garmins

Best tip - go do it and take at least 3 weeks...

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Those Friendly People

A travel blog entry by lifelearner

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107

... mustard or canola fields.

She also told me what that very white bird I told about yesterday, being chased by the cow is. No one seems to have ever heard of a Herrine, as I had mentioned before, so I think maybe it is a different kind of Heron than I am used to seeing where I live. They can fly, whereas an emu can’t. She did say they sit in trees also, just as our Heron do.
We crossed over the Kessock Bridge ...

Communing with the Water Spirits

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi

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... only some heather and bracken here and there - quite different, but still so rich in colour, just golden yellows and greens rather than purples and pinks. Sadly, the first bit of the drive was in quite heavy rain, so we had to eat lunch in the car; such a pity, as we were overlooking a lovely little burn just begging to be explored.

Once back on the north coast, we did manage to go to a place we had missed on our first trip, namely the lighthouse at Strathy Point. ...

Bonus day

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi

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... one wondered whether it was a little bit rehearsed as he was a bit thrown when someone asked him a question he wasn't expecting) and gave a good, broad picture of the place from its amazingly careful, skilled construction way back before Stonehenge or the pyramids of Egypt, through to the Viking party who broke in to gain shelter from a storm in the twelfth century, and spent the three days they were cooped up graffiting the walls with pointless runes, ("I, ...

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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good