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Mill Cottage, Mill House Cottages, John O
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement

Mill Cottage    Mill House Cottages    John O' Groats

These detached holiday cottages, situated within walking distance of the famous village of John O’ Groats, make the ideal base to explore this lovely part of the Northern Highlands. John O’ Groats is famous for being the most north easterly point of Britain’s four corners, and renowned for the magnificent coastal scenery, unspoilt beaches and coastal walks, with a breathtaking array of bird life and opportunities to see seals, dolphins and killer and minke whales.

Mory
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement

Mory's Cottage    Keiss    near Wick

Mory’s Cottage is the quintessential seaside cottage. Accessed via a short, direct coastal path, it enjoys uninterrupted views across the sea direct and gardens. This delightful, single-storey cottage has been superbly renovated and provides a very good standard of accommodation in a truly unspoilt setting. The bright, sunny living room has a charming bow window that drinks in the magnificent views. The large kitchen/dining room has French windows that open onto the extensive cottage gardens that surround the property.

Red House, Strathy, near Thurso
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Red House    Strathy    near Thurso

Red House is a traditional stone cottage situated on a quiet lane that leads down to the sea in the pretty hamlet of Strathy on the far north west coast of Scotland. Surrounded by open countryside and with some of the most beautiful sandy beaches to be found anywhere in the British Isles close by, this pretty cottage is ideal for couples and small families. There is a cosy cottage lounge with lovely views across the open fields to the hills beyond.

Gladstone Cottage, Castletown, near Thurso
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Gladstone Cottage    Castletown    near Thurso

This attractive ground floor holiday apartment forms part of a stone cottage situated in the village of Castletown. Its high ceilings, original wooden shutters and cottage garden (grassed area outside the main garden provides space for dogs’ exercise) all add to its charm. Four miles of sandy beach adjoins the fishing harbour 800 yards from the property. Sea angling and loch fishing are available. Known for its unspoilt beaches and wide variety of wildlife and, at certain times of year, the Northern Lights are visible.

Riverbank House, Thurso
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Riverbank House    Thurso

Enjoying views over the River Thurso, this detached bungalow is quietly situated at the edge of town, and provides a super holiday base for touring this part of the Northern Highlands. Visit the beautiful Orkney Isles, Dunnet Head, John O’Groats, the Castle of Mey and the town of Wick amongst the many attractions. Heritage and arts centres, ancient monuments and castle ruins along with rugged cliffs, spectacular seastacks, big skies and long summer nights give Caithness a unique appeal.

The Herons, South Keiss near Wick
 7 Sleeps maximum 7 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

The Herons    South Keiss near Wick

A warm welcome awaits you at the Herons which is set on the edge of a 3-mile stretch of sandy beach and enjoys panoramic views across Sinclair’s Bay towards Noss Head Lighthouse. This spacious house is furnished to a good standard and well-equipped to make your holiday as enjoyable as possible. Whales, porpoises and dolphins are regularly seen from the shore, with the occasional pod of orcas. The house makes a perfect base for exploring this beautiful part of the Highlands.

Roegnster, near Castletown
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement

Roegnster    near Castletown

Roegnster is a detached, stone built cottage near the village of Castletown and the town of Thurso. The cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms which are a double and a twin room. There is also a shower room, a kitchen and a sitting room with a dining area and an electric stove. Outside there is ample off road parking and an enclosed lawned garden with seating areas. Set in a slightly elevated position with far-reaching views, Roegnster is a special remote cottage in a truly scenic location.

Stemster School House Apartment, Halkirk
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Stemster School House Apartment    Halkirk

Stemster School House Apartment is a first floor apartment, three miles from the village of Halkirk and seven miles from Thurso in Northern Scotland. The apartment sleeps up to four people in one king-size double bedroom, which can be a twin on request, with a double sofa bed in the sitting room. There is also a kitchen, a dining area and a shower room. With fabulous views of the surrounding countryside, this cottage is ideal for walkers or fishing enthusiasts.

Stable Cottage, Mill House Cottages, John O’ Groats
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement

Stable Cottage    Mill House Cottages    John O’ Groats

These detached holiday cottages, situated within walking distance of the famous village of John O’ Groats, make the ideal base to explore this lovely part of the Northern Highlands. John O’ Groats is famous for being the most north easterly point of Britain’s four corners, and renowned for the magnificent coastal scenery, unspoilt beaches and coastal walks, with a breathtaking array of bird life and opportunities to see seals, dolphins and killer and minke whales.

Dixonfield Farmhouse, Thurso
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Dixonfield Farmhouse    Thurso

Dixonfield Farmhouse provides comfortable holiday accommodation in a relaxing environment. Located just half a mile from Thurso, it provides convenience in addition to its quiet setting and enjoys magnificent views of Caithness and the Orkney Isles.

Three large bedrooms (two doubles and a twin, cot available), Spacious living room, separate dining room, and well-equipped kitchen with fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher. Garden with picnic bench and off-road parking. From the house there are impressive views of Thurso, and a magnificent view of the sea, the Orkney Isles and its surroundings.

Horsemans, Mill House Cottages, John O
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement

Horsemans    Mill House Cottages    John O'Groats

These detached holiday cottages, situated within walking distance of the famous village of John O’ Groats, make the ideal base to explore this lovely part of the Northern Highlands. John O’ Groats is famous for being the most north easterly point of Britain’s four corners, and renowned for the magnificent coastal scenery, unspoilt beaches and coastal walks, with a breathtaking array of bird life and opportunities to see seals, dolphins and killer and minke whales.

Rose Cottage, Lybster
 5 Sleeps maximum 5 No pets Wifi / broadband

Rose Cottage    Lybster

Rose Cottage is a charming single-storey cottage set in a remote part of Scotland, two miles from the village of Lybster. This cottage sleeps five people and has three bedrooms, consisting of two doubles with doors to the garden and a single bed, along with a shower room. The cottage also has a kitchen and a sitting room with dining area. Outside there's ample off road parking and a lawned garden with furniture.

The Knowes, Reay, near Thurso
 3 Sleeps maximum 3 No pets Wifi / broadband

The Knowes    Reay    near Thurso

The Knowes is a delightful, semi-detached, stone cottage, which has been thoughtfully furnished by the owners who live next door, to offer the perfect home from home. The property is situated in the quiet village of Reay, on the spectacular north coast of Scotland, and is also on the designated and scenic North Coast 500 route. The cottage has a number of themed murals adorning the walls and ceiling which enhance its charm and ambience.

Seaview Cottage, Noss Head, near Wick
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

Seaview Cottage    Noss Head    near Wick

Sitting in two acres of grounds on the headland, close by Noss Head Lighthouse and Castle Sinclair Girnigoe in Caithness, this former shepherd's cottage has views to Orkney and Duncansby Head. At night it is possible to spot 5 different lighthouses from the garden, star gazing is amazing and in the right conditions the Northern Lights are visible.

Cosy living room with cast iron stove, Freeview TV/DVD, iPod dock, unlimited Wi-Fi. Fully equipped kitchen diner with dishwasher and washer/dryer. 2 bedrooms (double and twin) and bathroom with bath and shower.

Church Court Cottage, Halkirk
 5 Sleeps maximum 5 Pets by arrangement

Church Court Cottage    Halkirk

Church Court Cottage is a cosy semi-detached property in Halkirk village, 6 miles from Thurso, in the Northern Highlands of Scotland. There is a double bedroom, and a family room with trip bunk, which has a double bed below and a single on top. There is also a family shower room. The kitchen is well-equipped, and has a dining area, and there is a sunny sitting room with doors to the outside decked area. There is also off road parking for 2 cars.

The Waves, Wick
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

The Waves    Wick

Enjoying spectacular panoramic views from the comfort of the living room, where you can regularly watch the seals, ducks, and other wildlife. The Waves is furnished and equipped to a very good standard to ensure a comfortable and relaxing holiday and makes a super base for exploring Caithness and beyond. Visit the Heritage Centre and The Pultney Distillery both within walking distance or visit the Castle of Mey, Dunnet Head, John O’Groats and the beautiful Orkney Isles, all within easy reach.

The Ivy Wing, Lyth near Wick
 5 Sleeps maximum 5 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

The Ivy Wing    Lyth near Wick

The Ivy Wing and The Cottage are situated in the courtyard of Barrock House, and surrounded by landscaped grounds and mature woodland. This provides shelter for an abundance of bird and wild life with pleasant walks close at hand and the scenic beaches of Sinclair and Dunnet Bay are just 5 minutes by car. The Cottage makes the perfect base for touring this unspoilt and tranquil part of the Highlands.

The Cottage, near Watten
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement

The Cottage    near Watten

Set on a working farm, this simply and cosily furnished property enjoys a quiet and unspoilt location in the Caithness countryside. Just a mile or so off the A9, The Cottage makes a super base for touring this lovely part of the Highlands. Caithness is popularly described as one of Europe’s last wildernesses, where you could walk, climb or mountain bike all day without meeting anyone else.

Four Winds, near Thurso
 3 Sleeps maximum 3 Pets by arrangement Real fire or stove

Four Winds    near Thurso

A warm Highland welcome is assured in this unspoilt area which boasts the golden sands of Melvich Bay, 1 mile, coastal walks where impressive cliffs are alive with a variety of seabirds including the puffin and there is the opportunity of seeing whales, dolphins/purpoise..Super area for mountain biking, kayaking, surfing, sea and river fishing and sea trips. Or just relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the area. A super base for touring the Northern Highlands and taking a day trip on the Orkney Islands. Shop 0.

Dorrey View Cottage, Halkirk
 5 Sleeps maximum 5 Pets by arrangement

Dorrey View Cottage    Halkirk

Dorrey View Cottage is a semi-detached cottage situated less than a mile from the village of Halkirk, close to Thurso. This single-storey cottage sleeps five people in two bedrooms, consisting of one double and one triple bunk with a double on the bottom and a single on the top, as well as a bathroom. The cottage also has a kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with electric fire.

The Gate Lodge, Latheron, near Wick
 5 Sleeps maximum 5 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

The Gate Lodge    Latheron    near Wick

This attractive, detached 19th-century cottage has been restored by the current owners of the country estate. The main living accommodation is on the ground floor, with high ceilings, deep-silled windows and wonderful views across to the sea, all the rooms are bright and welcoming. The fully fitted kitchen leads through to the pretty living room. There is an attractively presented dining room adjoining, and a small shower room off the main hall.

The Cottage, Lyth near Wick
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

The Cottage    Lyth near Wick

The Ivy Wing and The Cottage are situated in the courtyard of Barrock House, and surrounded by landscaped grounds and mature woodland. This provides shelter for an abundance of bird and wild life with pleasant walks close at hand and the scenic beaches of Sinclair and Dunnet Bay are just 5 minutes by car. The Cottage makes the perfect base for touring this unspoilt and tranquil part of the Highlands.

The Old Tea Shop, Thurso

The Old Tea Shop    Thurso

The Old Tea Shop is a self-catering holiday cottage sleeping 4 people.It is a converted Sweet Shop/Tea room and is ideally.base for exploring Caithness or a stopover for the Orkney Ferry.Traditionally decorated with large open plan living area/kitchen with oil-fired Rayburn, Wood-Burning Stove, Belfast sink.Large leather sofa, flat-screen 3D Television & Wi games Console.Both bedrooms are en-suite, one with double bed, roll-top free standing bath and shower, the twin room has large shower.Plenty of parking, enclosed garden to rear.


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