Dunnet Head walks

Dunnet Head walks


The walks listed below take in part of the spectacular North Highland Way but are circular day walks, so you can follow them without having to walk the whole route end to end.

For more details about Dunnet Head please see www.dunnethead.co.uk.

Highland

A great walk along the coast at the most northerly point of the UK mainland, with superb views to Cape Wrath, Orkney Islands and Thurso and three miles of sand at Dunnet Bay. One of eight Dunnet Head Walks. ... More info

ID:
3713
Length:
8.1 Miles
Grade:
Moderate Walk

A short, circular walk along the coast between the old crofting village of Brough which is officially on Dunnet Head and Kerry Geo. Coastal erosion can make the route tricky underfoot in places but can be undertaken by people of moderate fitness.... More info

ID:
3756
Length:
3.7 Miles
Grade:
Moderate Walk

A coastal walk from Thurso to Castletown; enjoy Thurso Castle and the Castlehill Trail, as well as local history en route. One of eight Dunnet Head Walks.... More info

ID:
4336
Length:
5.6 Miles
Grade:
Moderate Walk

A walk from historic Dwarwick Pier along the coast and three miles of golden beach at Dunnet, culminating at the Castlehill Trail, the home of the Caithness flagstone industry. Return via Dunnet Forest and Dunnet. This walk links with Walk 3713,... More info

ID:
4337
Length:
3.7 Miles
Grade:
Easy Walk

Part of the North Highland Way Circular Walk: a picturesque walk on Dunnet Head, starting at historic Dwarwick Pier, on to Mary Ann's Cottage and beautiful Peedie Sands and back to Dwarwick Pier. Admire from afar the imposing House of the North Gate.... More info

ID:
4430
Length:
3.1 Miles
Grade:
Easy Walk

On part of the North Highland Way, a short, circular walk at Dunnet Head, the most northerly point of the UK mainland. Start at the information shelter in Brough Village, visit Brough Bay, with its rock stacks of Little Clett, home to a resident seal... More info

ID:
4444
Length:
3.1 Miles
Grade:
Moderate Walk

Part of the North Highland Way; this circular walk is a magnificent walk to Burifa Hill and the remains of the WWII military installations, with superb views over Dunnet Bay, Thurso and Dunnet Head, Caithness. One of eight Dunnet Head Walks.... More info

ID:
4445
Length:
1.2 Miles
Grade:
Easy Walk

Part of the North Highland Way; an interesting circular walk from the main loch on Dunnet Head to the viewpoint, great for birdwatching, fishing and enjoying the peace and tranquillity, having superb views, wildlife and birdlife. One of eight Dunnet... More info

ID:
4446
Length:
1.9 Miles
Grade:
Easy Walk