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 in the lounge bar and there is free parking on-site. Set in 6 acres of open lan..
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..
The School House, Kirtomy GB - KW14 7TB Bettyhill
Intimate restaurant of just 3 tables; converted from an old school house by a local doctor-cum-self-taught-chef. Modern, innovative cooking; the 10-12 course menu features local and foraged ingredients and salt from reduced seawater.
The Harbour GB - KW14 7UJ Scrabster
Classic seafood restaurant on the pier, with a vaulted stone dining room and an old chimney from its former ice house days. The owner was once a fisherman so has excellent local contacts - he keeps some produce in creels in the harbour.