St John's Point


This lovely headland has excellent views across to Orkney and numerous stacks and geos on its coastline which also has the remains of a defensive fort. The second part of this walk visits Scotland's Haven, a natural harbour which is cut off from the rest of the sea at very low tide.

Grade (key)

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Bog Factor (key)

  • 3.5/5



Rough and boggy paths with high cliffs in places, paths easy to follow.

Public Transport

Bus from Thurso and John o'Groats, alight at road end for East Mey, 0.5 km from start of walk.


Bend in the road at ND311744, off A836 east of East Mey. Open in Google Maps.

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