John o'Groats Trail: Dornoch to Golspie

The fifth stage of the John o'Groats trail starts with some excellent coastal walking taking in the beaches and links of Dornoch and Embo. Minor roads then lead to an unavoidable unpleasant section to get across the Mound and Loch Fleet - with challenging terrain. Fields and woods then lead back to the coast for a final superb beach walk to Golspie.

Terrain

Good coastal paths, minor road, then a very rough and overgrown boggy section to minimize the walk along the A9. Busy road verge, then paths, woodland tracks and finally a long section of sandy beach.

Public Transport

Both Dornoch and Golspie have bus links; Golspie additionally has a railway station.

Start

Dornoch. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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