Portland Arms Hotel

Main Street, Lybster, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, KW3 6BS , United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lybster

Wicked sailing to Wick

A travel blog entry by simoncole

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... for 4 hours in superb conditions - some of the nicest sailing ever.



We were tied up in Wick by a quarter to nine and took a brief strole around this former fishing town, similar in size to Looe. In one year in the 19th century more herring were landed in Wick than any other port in the world. ...

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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Helmsdale to John o'Groats - 59.6 miles

A travel blog entry by sueblaikie

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... until Sue's husband Ross arrived to take the cyclists home. He turned up with a bottle of Moet - well it would be rude not to, which meant more hilarity and recounting of funny moments. Avril and Kate really made the end of this trip extra memorable and it was sad saying goodbye before heading off back to Perthshire. Another celebratory cake made by Sue's daughter, Samantha was enjoyed before turning in for the night. What a day, what a ...

Grey cairns and silver darlings

A travel blog entry by twovines

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Today we wake to grey skies and rain thundering on our tent. We left our crocs outside and they are full of water despite the drainage holes! It has been chucking it down all night. We can't believe our luck when the sun comes out at 9 o'clock.

Just over a hundred years ago the east coast harbours of Caithness and Sutherland were at the heart of the North Sea herring boom. Our route today will start in the north, detour across country and then follow the ...

Made it

A travel blog entry by henryjallum

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72 Miles
4277 Feet of Climb
7 Hours 6 Minutes in the saddle
The day started with Mo jumping on my bed at 5:30am shouting, "Its Christmas, Its Christmas!" Not sure, but I think I detected a bit of excitement. So, were up creeping around the house with the most loose floorboards in the world. Helped ourselves to breakfast, did a final bit of packing and were out the front door. We collected our bikes from the barn, I loaded the luggage onto mine, set off ...

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