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John O'Groats, Dunrobin Castle & the Far North from Inverness
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John O'Groats, Dunrobin Castle & the Far North from Inverness

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Check a visit to John O’Groats, the northernmost point on British mainland, off your bucket list on a full-day tour through the Northern Highlands with convenient round-trip transport from Inverness. In addition to navigating, your guide provides live commentary and anecdotes about each stop on the itinerary, from Dunrobin Castle to lunch in the ancient Viking town of Wick (own expense).
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alexmckenzie1965 wrote a review Oct 13
Blairgowrie, United Kingdom9 contributions2 helpful votes
A nice bit of Scottish History Just take care as main road to cross Plaques letting you know all about it
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Date of experience: October 2020
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ScotlandGuide wrote a review Sep 2020
scotland126 contributions86 helpful votes
Visited area many times over the years but never visited Carn Liath before. Car park on opposite side of busy road so take care crossing. Once over there is a footpath to take you to the Broch well maintained information plaque and beautiful views. Worth a visit just past Dunrobin Castle and there is a food van in car park for cold/hot drinks n snacks.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Albia-Newton wrote a review Sep 2020
Weston super Mare, United Kingdom3,599 contributions1,066 helpful votes
An Iron Age Broch. Not complete but enough remains to get a good feel for what it would have been like
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Andrew M wrote a review Dec 2019
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates196 contributions52 helpful votes
We came from the north and parked in the lay-by on the opposite side of the road from the Broch. When we visited there was quite a bit of construction vehicles and materials in the lay-by. As others have said be careful crossing the road. It's a quick stop, however I now know what a broch is, and how it was used.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Visit Blighty wrote a review Nov 2019
2,738 contributions286 helpful votes
I can’t say these types of structures are what really floats my boat, but given it‘s such a seminal example and easily accessible from the road it would have been silly not to include this on my tour. I did drive down the dirt road right up close rather than parking on the other side and crossing the road. I appreciate this is probably not recommendable and quite tight. Some people pontificate that a “Borch” is the true Scotish Icon together with the crowning glory of Scottish achievement: creating the deep fried Mars Bar. A Broch is a fortified tower. Carn Liath is a sophisticated type of Iron Age settlement accompanied by the rare survival of an associated village and earthworks. The site indeed shows the sophistication of the Iron Age farmers and the architecture even in its ruin state. It’s fun to explore from all angels and great fun to take kids to I imagine and it’s only enhanced by its location on the coast. I enjoyed walking all around it and on top before then delving into it via the entrance passage and through the various doorways. It shows a key part of the history of this region so it’s cool to see and easy. There are various information boards around the site giving you further background explanation.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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