Duncansby Head (The Scottish Highlands)

  • image-2697
  • Information

    Duncansby Head is the most northeasterly part of the British mainland, including the famous John o’ Groats and marked by Duncansby Head Lighthouse, built by David Alan Stevenson in 1924.

    The headland juts into the North Sea, with the Pentland Firth to its north and west and the Moray Firth to its south. The Duncansby Head Site of Special Scientific Interest includes the 6.5 km stretch of coast south to Skirza Head, and the Duncansby Stacks just off the coast.

    A minor public road leads from John o’ Groats to Duncansby Head, which makes Duncansby Head the farthest point by road from Land’s End.

  • 7 Day Weather Forecast

    Our weather forecast for Thurso in The Scottish Highlands is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.



  • You may also like ...

    In this 'you may also like' section we attempt to answer what else can I do? Here you have a list by order of being the closest some more beaches, things to see and do, places to eat and upcoming events.

      • image-1446

      Gills Bay Beach

      • image-2696

      Castle of Mey

      • image-1447

      Dunnet Beach

      • image-676

      Castletown Beach

      • image-1445

      Thurso Bay Central Beach

      • image-0

      Thurso lifeboat station

      • image-760

      Strathy Bay Beach

  • Where can I stay ...

    Booking.com interactive map

    Booking.com
  • What do others think ...

    Leave a Review

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Select a rating