Coaches then ferried the passengers, mostly Americans, on excursions to the Castle of Mey, John O'Groats, Dunnet Head
, Dunrobin Castle, Pulteney Distillery in Wick and Wolfburn Distillery in Thurso.
Showing me a photo of his family on Dunnet Head
beach (even further north than John O'Groats), he said: "We had exactly the same weather at Land's End.
The question might be turned into a musical one day but right now it is a spectre haunting the Tory party and the country from Dover to Dunnet Head
Sunderland is the third stop for the group, who have already slept at Dunnet Head
sea cliffs - the most northerly point in Great Britain - and Bunnet Stane - a rock formation - in Fife.
Pressing on, we took another stop to see Dunnet Head
. It's the most northerly point of the British Isles - John o'Groats is purely the furthest point from Land's End.
During the trip he will pass through locations such as Dunnet Head
, the most northerly point in the UK; Whalley, the most central point; Holme Fen, the lowest point, and he will even climb up Ben Nevis, the highest point in the UK.
Aug 11/12 an extraordinary observation by Alan Tough (Elgin) and Caithness AS members Stewart Watt & Gordon Mackie during a Perseid watch at Dunnet Head
: a bright NLC (very late for the season) with auroral rays above it.
The Walking Detective is an account of his trek of over 1,000 miles from Lizard in Cornwall to Dunnet Head
, near John O'Groats.
The boatcaught record for a Porbeagle is 507lb, taken in 1993 by C Bennett off Dunnet Head
Its breadth from Crigyll in Anglesey to Sarre is five hundred miles.' Blathaon has been identified as John o' Groats or Dunnet Head
in Caithness, and Sarre is in eastern Kent.
Actually, it is Dunnet Head
, 15 miles west of there.
The Bay's own scenic delights apart - Dunnet Head
is the most northerly headland in Britain - it's an ideal base from which to explore the many attractions the coast has to offer.