Portland Arms Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Travel Blogs from Lybster
... moor and coastal scenery. Then to John O'Groats, NOT the most northerly tip of Scotland( see tomorrow). John had wanted to come here since 1989 and today he made it. Looked around the small village and took the usual photos with the signpost, then moved from the small settlement to the headland at Duncansby Head to camp. There we met Nigel and Sandra, an English ...
Royal Hotel, Thurso. Weather fine with clouds, sunny periods and then some rain showers late in the day A lovely breakfast at the B&B before we left to drive through Inverness and up the east coast to Wick, John O'Groats, Dunnet Head and into Thurso. We stopped at Golspie for morning tea. Free parking and free toilets up north! We then stopped at Hill of Many Stanes, a Pict historical site. It had 22 rows of stones up ended and they are not sure whether they are astronomical ...
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 ...
... brought tickets for us to do a wild life tour but it was shortened to include a pick up of passengers at Orkney, so only cost £10.00 each. So it was back round to the Muckle Stacks, by sea this time, and then across to Burwick. For such a horrible, cold day the sea was pretty calm and we sat out on deck looking for whales and dolphins, which had been sighted the day before. None ...
... also a picture quiz, which asked to identify 10 of Scotland's famous sights. We got the Forth Bridge and Edinburgh Castle and Ben Loyal before we joined Yvonne and Billy and they filled the rest in. We have to admit that the Ben Loyal answer was given to us by one of the organisers out of sympathy for two Aussies taking part in a pub quiz at the top of Scotland. Lucky she did because our new partners had got that one ...