6 days in Caithness and Sutherland Itinerary

6 days in Caithness and Sutherland Itinerary

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6 days in Caithness and Sutherland Itinerary

Start: Leeds
Drive:  7​h
1
Golspie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wick
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Lochinver
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: Leeds

1
night
Golspie

Golspie ©
Golspie is a village in Sutherland, Highland, Scotland, which lies on the North Sea coast in the shadow of Ben Bhraggie . For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Golspie holiday builder site .

Leeds to Golspie is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Wick.

Things to do in Golspie

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Carnegie Whisky Cellars, River Helmsdale, Ferrycroft Visitor Centre
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Ferrycroft Visitor Centre ©
Ferrycroft Visitor Centre
Carn Liath Broch ©
Carn Liath Broch
The Carnegie Whisky Cellars ©
The Carnegie Whisky Cellars

2
nights
Wick

Wick ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Melvich Beach, contemplate the long history of Dunbeath Preservation Trust, then see the interesting displays at Laidhay Croft Museum, and finally make a trip to Grey Cairns of Camster. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at The Nuclear and Caithness Archives, relax in the rural setting at Puffin Croft Petting Farm & Farm Shop, explore the ancient world of Old St Peter's Church, then get engrossed in the history at Castlehill Heritage Centre, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Holburn Head Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Wick holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Golspie to Wick takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Lochinver.

Things to do in Wick

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Thurso, Dunbeath, Melvich Beach, Holburn Head Lighthouse, Grey Cairns of Camster
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Laidhay Croft Museum ©
Laidhay Croft Museum
Castlehill Heritage Centre ©
Castlehill Heritage Centre
Grey Cairns of Camster ©
Grey Cairns of Camster

2
nights
Lochinver

Lochinver ©
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. On the 5th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Clachtoll Broch, then make a trip to Stoer Lighthouse, and then explore the activities along Loch Assynt. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Culag Woods, then stop by Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch, and then kick back and relax at Scourie Bay.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lochinver itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Wick to Lochinver takes 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lochinver

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Lairg, Scourie Bay
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Loch Assynt ©
Loch Assynt
Culag Woods ©
Culag Woods
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay