Category Archives: Caithness

310. Strathy to Reay

August 2017 This walk would see me complete the coast of Caithness and return to the (historic) county of Sutherland, though I’m not exactly sure where the border is. The logistics of this walk were a little tricky due to … Continue reading

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309. Reay to Thurso

August 2017 For this walk I was staying in Thurso at the Weigh Inn Lodges, a pretty grim hotel though at least I was in the main “Lodge” building rather than the others which were more like sheds in the … Continue reading

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308. Thurso to Dunnet

August 2017 This was the first day of a 5 day trip to Scotland and I was stating from home so today’s walk was a little shorter due to first having to get to the north of Scotland from home … Continue reading

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307. Gills Bay to Dunnet

August 2017 On my previous walk I reached the most north easterly point of mainland Britain. This is another compass-point walk as today I will reach the most northerly point of mainlaind Britain, Dunnet Head. For this walk I was … Continue reading

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306. Gills Bay to Keiss (via John o’ Groats)

May 2017 This walk is a milestone walk as I shall pass another of Britain’s compass points, the most north easterly point of the UK and that also means I’ll have walked from Lands End to John o’ Groats via … Continue reading

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305. Keiss to Wick

May 2017 After the previous days long walk (or perhaps too long), I had a shorter walked planned for today, from the village of Keiss back down to Wick, where I was staying. I had breakfast at my hotel and … Continue reading

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304. Lybster to Wick

May 2017 I had spent the night in Wick. After a not great nights sleep I had breakfast at my hotel (which was an all you can eat buffet, so that was good). Today it was very convenient to start … Continue reading

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303. Berriedale to Lybster

May 2017 Last week I posted that this was the first day of a 5 day trip and the next walk was on my last day of this trip, as I didn’t do the walks in order, due to the … Continue reading

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302. Berriedale to Helmsdale

May 2017 7 months after my last walk on the coast of Scotland I had made it back to Scotland and this was my first day of a 5 day trip back to Scotland. I had booked a return flight … Continue reading

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