And if you can drag your eyes away from the shoreline and seascape, the views inland to the surprisingly pointy peaks of Morvern and Maiden Pap simply complete the stunning vista.At least 42 different species of bird have been seen in the Cottage Garden’s, so living with you during your stay on and around this most beautiful peninsula are Puffins, Eagles, Great Skua, Ravens, Rock Dove, Twite and of course deer…if you want to see, Kingfishers, Otters, Seals, Dolphins, whales and a whole host of other wildlife…simply take a 1/4 mile stroll from the cottage down the single track road to “Brough bay” (sunrise picture above) Breeding Puffins are present from March to September and nearby Dunnet Bay includes Great Northern Diver, Common Scoter, Goldeneye, Red-Breasted Merganser, ducks and gulls. Except for the cliff breeding colonies, there are birds in residence year-round.You may well recognise these 2 lovely images below…perhaps on a postcard or even the TV. one of the most photographed locations in the world and for a week or two it could be part of your back garden Your Accommodation Local Area Information Enquire / Book Now Travel Directions Northern Highlands The Orkney Islands Guest Book Great days out The areas of Caithness and Sutherland form Scotland’s northern wilderness offering superb panoramic mountain views and stunning scenery.
Select Images of the beautiful Orkney Isles A day trip to Orkney from Dunnet Head Cottage is highley recommended.
Nowadays the great escape to the Northern Highlands and beautiful Far North Coast is made from Inverness in just over 2 hours due to the much improved A9 trunk road and offers a breathtaking unforgettable journey through the length of Scotland.
And with the local Thurso rail station an option too – Far North is easily accessible by train or car even in the Winter – the perfect place to runaway too, a wildlife and sky watchers paradise with an original homely feel.
The majestic Dunrobin castle and it’s gardens an easy day trip from Far North Cottage Your Accommodation Local Area Information Enquire / Book Now Travel Directions Northern Highlands The Orkney Islands Guest Book Great days out Another easy day trip are to the Falls of Shin a truly wonderful experience for all the family.
Open all year and amongst spectacular Highland Scenery, it’s well worth the journey down the Coast.