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Castle Sinclair Girnigoe

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Castle Sinclair Girnigoe

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John O'Groats, Dunrobin Castle & the Far North from Inverness

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Check a visit to John O’Groats, the northernmost point on British mainland, off your bucket list on a full-day tour through the Northern Highlands with convenient round-trip transport from Inverness. In addition to navigating, your guide provides live commentary and anecdotes about each stop on the itinerary, from Dunrobin Castle to lunch in the ancient Viking town of Wick (own expense).
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James A wrote a review Apr 2021
London, United Kingdom61 contributions64 helpful votes
Nice little castle, a lot is closed off for safety reasons but beautiful dramatic setting by the coast. Lots of seabirds flying around. Free parking and you can also walk up to the lighthouse from it.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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amandamarion11 wrote a review Nov 2020
Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom72 contributions65 helpful votes
What an absolute gem of a ruin. If you like old castles this is a definate must see. Glad to see it is currently being protected to prevent further damage. You can get into parts of the castle - quite accessible, which allows you to get a feel for the grandeur it once was. Easy 20minute stroll along beautiful dramatic coastline - worth the walk alone.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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stinny2001uk wrote a review Oct 2020
Scotland, United Kingdom178 contributions20 helpful votes
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This is a lovely piece of history that is actually free to go and see and explore. They drive here is nice and there is a carpark a few steps away from the entrance to the walk over to the castle. It takes around 5-10 minutes to walk to the castle that is perched on a cliff. You can walk over a bridge that was once a draw bridge in the olden days to enter the remains of the castle. Alot of the castle is unfortunately blocked off as it looks unsafe at points bit this doesnt take away from how nice it is. Nice place to go and unwind with a nice walk and a look at the times gone by.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Ian H wrote a review Oct 2020
Manchester869 contributions316 helpful votes
We were lucky enough to arrive here just as the sun was setting and the beautiful wild ruins were back lit and spectacular. The castle is well ruined but worth an explore and with a bit of imagination you can see what a wonderful place it once was!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Pranil wrote a review Oct 2020
London, United Kingdom73 contributions19 helpful votes
We visited Scotland a couple of weeks ago and drove all around the northern parts. This was one of the highlights - it was a super windy day so the walk out there was a bit of a lean-into-the-wind exercise. Once you're there it's nice to spend a bit of time exploring the different parts of the castle, it's super interesting. Lots of boards with information on the history of the place and the castle too. Well worth stopping if you're travelling through Wick!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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