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- Site offers stunning views to Dunnet Head
- Peaceful and Quiet
- Vast natural beauty
A good choice for those who enjoy solitary tranquillity, at Dunnet Bay Caravan Club Site you can admire the stunning views over clean washed sands to lovely Dunnet Head, the northernmost point of the British mainland. Located in Dunnet, Thurso, the caravan park is in an area of vast natural beauty - it's a perfect location to unwind from the bustle of day to day life.
Dunnet Bay Caravan Club Site is ideal for walking expeditions and offers great nearby dog walking too. If you climb Dunnet Head you will be treated to magnificent views over the Pentland Firth to Orkney and a great part of the north coast to Ben Loyal and Ben Hope. To take in local restaurants as well as some retail therapy, a day trip over to Orkney from John O'Groats or Scrabster won't disappoint, in fact you can island-hop the string of islands by both boat and coach. If you're a keen birdwatcher, you can take a ferry trip around the Stacks of Duncansby to see a wealth of seabird life. Anglers are spoilt for choice with sea fishing by boat from Scrabster, fishing from the beach or freshwater fishing nearby. Sites of historic interest include the majestic Castle Mey and Mary Anne's Cottage, a museum detailing crofting life.
Dunnet Bay Caravan Club Site welcomes tent campers and has tent pitches available to both members and non-members. Pitches can be booked online or by phone - To do this and to find out further tent camping information, take a look at the Dunnet Bay tent camping page...
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Open from 18/03/2017 to 03/10/2017
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Commercial vehicles allowed
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Jumbo tent pitches
- Coach stations
Thurso: Sir George's Street — 6.7 miles
6.7 miles Scrabster: Pier Coach Stop — 7.3 miles
7.3 miles Reiss (Highland): B876 Coach Stop — 12.3 miles
- Train stations
Thurso Rail Station — 6.9 miles
6.9 miles Georgemas Junction Rail Station — 8.4 miles
8.4 miles Scotscalder Rail Station — 12.1 miles
- Ferry ports
Gills Bay Ferry Terminal — 6.7 miles
6.7 miles Scrabster Ferry Terminal — 7.2 miles
7.2 miles John O Groats Ferry Terminal — 10.0 miles
Wick Airport — 14.8 miles
14.8 miles Kirkwall (Orkney) Airport — 28.0 miles
From East (John O'Groats) on A836: the site is on the right about 0.5 mile past Dunnet village. From West (Thurso) on A836: the site is on the left about 2.5 miles past Castletown village.
Climb Dunnet Head to see magnificent views to Orkney, Ben Loyal and Ben Hope
Local restaurants and shops
Day trip to Orkney
Ferry trip around the Stacks of Duncansby for amazing seabird life
Fishing by boat from Scrabster
Visit the majestic Castle Mey and Mary Anne's Cottage - museum of crofting life
- The Castle & Gardens of Mey (4.4 miles)
- Skara Brae (29.6 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.