Castle Sinclair Girnigoe and Noss Head

This varied circuit takes in the dramatic cliffs between Staxigoe and Noss Head and then visits Castle Sinclair Girnigoe, and then returns on minor roads through farmland. Can also be walked as a linear walk if transport is arranged from Noss Head.


Rough coastal walking above unprotected high cliffs, boggy in places, the section to the Castle is on a clear, sometimes wet, track, and the final section is on minor roads through farmland.

Public Transport

Bus to Staxigoe; or it is possible to walk from Wick on a footpath round North Head.


Staxigoe. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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