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The Caithness Explorer Tour

Updated: Feb 5, 2021

Discover the best of Caithness in a single day during this private guided tour. All tours can be tailored to your preferences but our example tour below will give you a feel for what is possible. Whether you wish to visit the famous sites you have long heard of and been waiting to visit, such as John O'Groats and The Castle of Mey, or you would prefer to visit lesser known spots and learn about the stories behind the landscape that others may not ever know, we look forward to sharing this hidden gem of an area with you.

Possible highlights on this tour:

  • Camster Cairns – the best preserved Neolithic chambered cairns in Britain

  • Hill O'Many Stanes – a mysterious bronze age stone setting

  • Whaligoe Steps – 360 steps containing a wealth of fishing history

  • Old Pulteney Distillery – occupies the same site as it did when it was founded in 1826

  • Castle Sinclair Girnigoe – a ruined medieval castle, once the seat of the Clan Sinclair

  • Duncansby Stacks – 6000-year-old sandstone sea stacks

  • John O’Groats – the site of the world-famous signpost

  • The Castle & Gardens of Mey – once home to Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother

  • Dunnet Bay Distillery – award-winning gin and vodka distillery

  • Dunnet Head – Britain’s most northerly point, home to colonies of nesting sea birds

  • Little Clett Pier – seal spotting at this picturesque harbour

Things you need to know:

  • Single day tour

  • Fully tailored to your requirements

  • Suitable for up to 5 people

  • Pick up and drop off from your chosen location on route

  • Touring time is usually from 9.00 to 17.30 each day depending on the agreed itinerary

  • To find out more or enquire about pricing, please contact us via phone, email or use the form on our Contact Us page.

Enjoy the views below of some of the sights you may see along the way!

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