Portland Arms Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... Ladyship, Penny, Countess of Caithness and
John Sinclair, Viscount of Thurso and Marion, Viscountess of Thurso
Alexander James Richard Sinclair, Lord Berriedale and Nicki Carlton
Sir William Sinclair and Lady Priya Sinclair
Fred Inkster U.S. Executive Director
Tom Robinson, Texas Director
Andrew Mowat and the wonderful, caring staff at the Seaview Hotel, John O' ...
... he was our host, and had overheard my conversation with his wife and come down to pick us up! It was a great introduction to a lovely B&B, extremely friendly and comfortable.
Once we had settled in, we set off to walk along the "esplanade" (for want of a better word - a tarred path on the edge of the cliffs) into town for dinner. Spent a few minutes in the ruins of Old St Peter's church, and searched for a pub for dinner. We met a wonderful woman out waking her two ...
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 ...
... Inn but there was no bus back to Strathy. I would have to hitch a lift. With this prospect in mind I felt that I should try to complete the walk by 5pm. From Kirtomy a network of minor roads and tracks traversed the land between the main A836 to the south and the misty coast to the north. This was the route I chose, leading me through the townships of Swordly and Farr and down to the beach at Farr Bay. From there a short walk took me up through Bettyhill to the road.
... bottle of rosť wine, courtesy of P & O, but the couple who joined us didn’t want their share, so we just asked the barman for four glasses and enjoyed it ourselves. It’s not the greatest vintage of wine, but it always tastes much better when it’s free.
Then it was back to cabin B117 for the evening. We were looking forward to arriving in Greenock ...