John o Grouts, Scotland

From the amazing wildlife to the stunning scenery, John O’Groats and the amazing coast around it will take your breath away at every turn. Explore the village, walk the coast, discover the bays and beaches, or use it as a starting point for further adventures! While many see the village for its iconic ‘end of the road’ location, it’s part of an area rich in Scottish history and culture and deserving of a closer look, with a good choice of accommodation and a choice of local craft shops.

Just 11 miles from Dunnet Head, the mostly northerly point of mainland Britain, the small coastal village of John o’ Groats is the starting point for many embarking on the famous ‘End to End’ journey to Land’s End in England, some 876 miles away.

Situated in an extreme location, this Highland village combines dramatic, unspoilt scenery and fascinating wildlife, including a breathtaking array of birdlife on the local cliffs, as well as seals, dolphins, minke and killer whales in the surrounding waters.

 

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