Royal Hotel, Caithness
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TripAdvisor Reviews Royal Hotel, Caithness Thurso
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... and about local geography and the history of County Caithness. There was a very interesting exhibit about a local baker named Robert Dick, who was also a famous geologist and botanist. The last exhibit was a rotating exhibit in the art gallery. Shades of Oslo, here was another multimedia display of weird videos. On the way back to the hotel, we stopped for ice cream. We then relaxed and unpacked for our two night stay ...
... On the VERY SPOT on which we were now standing! HOW exciting.
Then it was almost time for Gloam House to be open, so, passing by the organic food shop for lunch supplies, we drove back to Rosemarkie and were just parking as the nice volunteer came out to open the doors. We joked that we had been queueing all night, and he proudly informed the other volunteer that "an orderly queue had formed outside."
The contents of the tiny museum were on two floors: ...
... was probably just over the horizon!) We had a lovely windy walk along the clifftops to see the famous Duncansby Stacks, and then cut back through the heather to the road from where Gray very nobly trotted up the hill to fetch the car, leaving me to play photos overlooking the tiny beach.
By now it was getting quite late so although we had ambitions to see the Neolithic sites near Wick, we decided to call it a day and make our way gently back ...
... yards. We had our picture taken at the signpost. And that was that. We had a good look for the start finish line for a photo as a matter of completeness, but the line had been dug up and they were in the process of rebuilding it. So we loaded the bikes in the car, had a coffee and set off on the long journey home. We stopped at the Seaview Hotel to sign the register of end to enders and were pleased to see Kevin had also made it.
... support have come from across the globe as we have walked up the country and we are so pleased that so many people have enjoyed sharing our journey with us and that it has given them so much comfort at different times in so many different ways. We headed on towards Dunnet Head wanting to say we have stepped on the most northerly point of the British mainland. The sweeping sands of Dunnet Bay were a soft white as we made our way along the narrow, twisting road to the top ...