John O’Groats And Duncansby Head Day Trip From Inverness - Glasgow

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  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9:15am (check in 09:00 am)
  • Departure Details :
    Stance 7, Inverness Bus Station, Margaret Street, Inverness IV1 1LT
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point at approximately 7:15pm
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Visit the northeastern tip of the British mainland on this must-do day trip to John oGroats and Duncansby Head from Inverness. Traveling by luxury minivan with an expert guide, youll pass through a rugged landscape of unspoiled natural beauty, stopping at the picturesque seaside village of Caithness for lunch. After exploring John oGroats, head to Duncansby Head for a cliff-top walk and marvel at the areas incredible wildlife.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Led by a local guide

Know More about this tour

Leave Inverness by luxury minivan and head north, across the dramatic Black Isle Peninsula and Cromarty Firth. As you travel through northern Scotlands beautifully barren plains, your expert guide will talk you through some of the areas fascinating history. Learn about the notorious First Duke of Sutherland, who evicted several Highland villages in the 19th century, making enemies of many Scots in the process.

After an hour of driving, youll reach the coastal village of Caithness home to some of Scotlands most fascinating wildlife like red deer and grey seals. After exploring the wee village at leisure, your guide will meet you for lunch (own expense) at a caf in the pretty harbor and, as you eat, youll learn all about the regions traditional herring fishing industry.

In the early afternoon, youll arrive in John oGroats the most anticipated stop of the day! Famed as the northernmost dwelling on the British mainland, the tiny hamlet is set in a sensational landscape of rugged open moorland, and is blessed with some of the finest wildlife in the country.

After stopping for an obligatory Ive been there photo in John oGroats, youll head on to the nearby sandstone cliffs at Duncansby Head the mainlands true northeastern point. Known as Seabird City, the spectacular cliffs are alive with a rich variety of seabirds, and youll see guillemots, kittiwakes and maybe even puffins during a bracing cliff-top walk with your guide. Watch out for the rocky inlets known as the Stacks of Duncansby before heading back to your minivan.

Back on board, you can continue spotting the areas fascinating wildlife with binoculars provided by your guide. The journey south passes through the historic estuary town of Wick, and youll arrive back in Inverness in the early evening.

Inclusions

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Driver/guide

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking