Valley View

A Bed and Breakfast in Caithness

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Relax in very comfortable surroundings and discover just how much there is to experience and enjoy in Caithness, the most northerly county in mainland Scotland.

With panoramic views across the bay to Dunnet Head and beyond, Valley views peaceful, country location is only 5 minutes drive from the main ferry link to the Orkney Islands and 25 minutes from John O’Groats. 15 minutes from the Castle of Mey and 2 miles from Thurso town Centre

The main attractions of the area are the stunning wildlife watching opportunities, both at sea and on the land; Golf; Day-trips or launching point for visits to Orkney; The Castle of Mey; The Pulteney Distillery in Wick; Castle Sinclair Girnigoe; the beaches and coastal caves along the North coast; Borgie Forest; World championship surfing events at Wick and other beaches; and the ancient Cairns and burial chambers along the A9 in Caithness

Strathy Point is nearby and is a well known spot for visitors to see whales or dolphins and a wide range of local bird life can be seen in Borgie Forest and in The Forsinard RSPB reserve.

There is a daily car ferry to Orkney from Scrabster harbour. A passenger ferry service which is met by a coach providing day tours of Orkney operates daily from John O' Groats, in the summer months, as do wildlife cruises. Orkney gives you the chance to witness extraordinary history such as the oldest stone circle at Stenness and the famous ancient settlement inhabited 40 Centuries ago at Skara Brae.

There are a couple of quality golf courses available here. Royal Dornoch is in the Top Ten in the world 2 hours away and a beautiful links course at Reay 15 minutes away and Wick Golf and Thurso Golf Course also nearby.

Castle of Mey is one of many local visitor sites with Thurso, Wick, Durness and Ullapool on the main coastal tourist road as day trip destinations each with their own history and sites of interest such as Pulteney Distillery in Wick.

Valley View

Guest Facilities

  • 2 x Double
  • 2 x Twin
  • Full Cooked Breakfast
  • Sitting Room
  • Parking on site
  • Guests get own house keys
  • Wifi
  • Private Secluded Garden
  • No Pets allowed
  • Check-in between: 15:00h and 19:00h.
Murkle
By Thurso
Caithness
KW14 8YT
T 01847 895546

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The Rooms

  • Photo - Orkney view kingsize
    Orkney view kingsize
    Type: Double
    Capacity: 2 adults
    Bathroom: Ensuite Shower
    In Room: superior kingsize room
  • Photo - dunnet view twin
    dunnet view twin
    Type: Twin
    Capacity: 2 adults
    Bathroom: Ensuite Shower
    In Room:
  • Photo - Petite Double
    Petite Double
    Type: Double
    Capacity: 2 adults
    Bathroom: Ensuite Shower
    In Room:
  • Photo - garden view twin
    garden view twin
    Type: Twin
    Capacity:
    Bathroom: Private Bath and Shower
    In Room: twin room with private bathroom

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The Private House Stay's Guide

Caithness

Caithness in the far North of Scotland is certainly full of wonders. The drive North on the A9 takes in some breathtaking scenery into a land littered with ancient archaeological remains and wide open spaces. You get more time to appreciate the things to see around you if you come to stay here a while and visit the local landmarks and attractions such as the Whailgoe Steps. Its peaceful and beautiful and you get frequent exposure to the Orcas and puffins of the coast in their thousands as well as views of the stunning Northern Lights