Things to see and do - Thurso
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Thurso Travel guide
Thurso : Michelin's recommendations
Overlooking the harbour at the mouth of the River Thurso, this north-facing town was originally a Viking settlement, although the oldest surviving part of town is medieval. The ruined St Peter's Church still retains a splendid 16C stone window.
Main Street, Castletown GB - Castletown KW14 8TP
This small, family-run hotel has free Wi-Fi and free parking. It is in the centre of Castletown, close to Thurso and Wick and only minutes from the Castle of Mey. The perfect venue for your visit to the Far North, the Castletown Hotel is near to the..
Mey, Caithness GB - Mey KW14 8XH
A former 19th-century coaching inn, Castle Arms Hotel is a Visit Scotland award winning hotel just 8 miles from John O'Groats, in the village of Mey. It offers free WiFi throughout the property and there is free parking on-site. Set in 6 acres of op..
Bettyhill Hotel GB - Bettyhill KW14 7SP
The School House, Kirtomy GB - Bettyhill KW14 7TB
Intimate restaurant of just 3 tables; converted from an old school house by a local doctor cum self-taught chef. Modern, innovative cooking; 12 course 'surprise' menu features local and foraged ingredients, and salt from reduced seawater.
The Harbour GB - Scrabster KW14 7UJ
Rustic seafood restaurant on the pier, with a vaulted stone dining room, a cosy lounge and an old chimney from its former ice house days. Classical daily menu; the owner was once a fisherman, so has excellent local contacts - he keeps some of his pro..