Castle Hotel, Castle Street, DORNOCH, Sutherland
IV25 3SD Tel (01862) 810216, Fax (01862) 810981
Formerly a Bishop’s Palace, only a few minutes walk
from the Royal Dornoch Championship course, the hotel
has one of the finest restaurants in the area - “Taste
of Scotland” member - and an outstanding wine list.
Panelled bar, elegant lounge and enclosed formal garden.
STB ** HOTEL, 17 bedrooms (all en-suite). 1½
hours from Scrabster.
Hotel, DUNBEATH, Caithness KW6 6EG Tel (01593) 731208
Fax (01593) 731242
Amidst glorious coastal and moorland scenery, Dunbeath
Hotel is an excellent centre for touring this fascinating
area and visiting Orkney. Comfortable en-suite bedrooms,
memorable food and wine. Special rates for short
breaks. STB *** HOTEL, 7 bedrooms (all en-suite).
½ hour from Scrabster.
Hotel, Melvich, by Thurso, SUTHERLAND KW14 7YJ
Tel (01641) 531206, Fax (01641) 531347
Friendly country hotel with superb views over the Pentland
Firth to Orkney and unique countryside. Large garden.
Excellent cuisine with seafood and game specialities and
a wide range of malt whiskies and wines. Open peat
fires. STB ** HOTEL, 14 bedrooms all en-suite. ½
hour from Scrabster.
House Hotel, HELMSDALE, Sutherland KW8 6JS Tel (01431)
Fax (01431) 821531
Comfortable country house hotel in a beautiful cliff top
location. Refurbished to a high standard.
15 rooms with en-suite facilities. Restaurant with
extensive menu based on fresh local produce, particularly
fish and seafood. The ideal base for the north east
Highlands. STB *** HOTEL, 15 bedrooms (all en-suite).
1 hour from Scrabster.
Hotel, Princes Street, THURSO, Caithness KW14 7AA
Tel (01847) 893202, Fax (01847) 892761
Recently refurbished, central Thurso and handy for Orkney
ferry. Comprehensive a la carte menu. Personally
supervised by resident owners. Great pride taken
in giving a warm welcome and a high standard of comfort
and service in a relaxed atmosphere. STB **
HOTEL, 42 bedrooms (41 en-suite). 5 minutes from
the Orkney ferry.
Arms Hotel, LYBSTER, Caithness Tel (01593)
721208 Fax (01593) 721446
Built in the early 1800s as a staging post on the Parliamentary
Road, the Portland Arms has maintained a high quality
of personal service and offers the same warm welcome to
the passing traveller as it did 100 years ago. “Taste
of Scotland” member. STB *** HOTEL, 20 bedrooms
(all en-suite). ½ hour from Scrabster.