What to do
Caithness and Sutherland is the great outdoors of the United Kingdom at its best. Throughout the whole area you can indulge your creative side in lots of outdoor adventure activities such as falconry, mountain biking, woodcarving, bird watching and photography, kayaking, climbing or even drystone dyking and geology.
Famous Royal Dornoch and its surrounding prestige golf courses are nearby.
- Sutherland and Caithness walks - Walk Highlands is an online walkers guide to the region, covering all types of walks from easy family rambles, through tougher, day-long, hikes to challenging mountain ascents.
- World-class 18-hole links golf at Royal Dornoch and Brora courses, and superb Highland golf at Golspie, Tain and Bonar Bridge
- Highland Wildcat Trails, Golspie, is a purpose-built mountain bike course set in magnificent Highland scenery featuring both the longest purpose-built singletrack climb and descent in the UK together with low level family trails - it is a cycling holiday/activity not to be missed
- Bird and nature watching at RSPB Bird Reserve at Forsinard
- Organized maxi and mini day trips to Orkney
from John o´Groats
- Car trips to Orkney on Pentland Ferries from Gills Bay
ferry time one hour
- NorthLink ferry to Orkney from Scrabster