John o'Groats Trail: Culbokie to Alness

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The second stage of the John o'Groats trail follows a minor road from Culbokie before joining the A9 causeway across the Cromarty Firth - busy with traffic, but giving great views. It then leaves the busy road verge and soon joins a minor road to the village of Evanton. From Evanton to Alness it follows the Sustrans cycle route that runs by the B817 to reach Alness.


Mostly minor roads and surfaced cycle path; a short section follows a pavement and then the verge of the busy A9. Short section on a woodland track.

Public Transport

Culbokie has an infrequent bus service to Inverness. Alness has good bus links and a railway station.


Culbokie. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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