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.
Bettyhill Hotel GB - Bettyhill KW14 7SP
Offering stunning views over Torrisdale Bay and the sea, Bettyhill Hotel is located in Bettyhill and features an a-la-carte restaurant, a bar, garden and terrace. Free Wi-Fi access is available. Each room comes with a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee ..
Oldfield GB - Thurso KW14 8RE
The Park Hotel - Where the atmosphere & surroundings are as welcoming as the food. Why not go all the way! To Caithness, the land beyond the Highlands and enjoy the hospitality at the Park Hotel. The Park Hotel is an ideal base for touring the beaut..
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 in the lounge bar, there is free parking on-site, and there is an on-site grocer..
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..