Walking & Hiking

Keiss Castle

Caithness Walks

The magnificent northeast of Scotland offers an abundance of walking and hiking options for all abilities. Keen hill walkers can hike up Morven, the highest peak in Caithness. Or you might choose to travel west and bag some Munros! You can also take your pick when it comes to beautiful Caithness beach walks and scenic coastal hikes.

Dunnet Forest

A beautiful community woodland with an orienteering course, walking trails and sculptures.

Dunnet Forest

Duncansby Head

Visit Duncansby Head for great coastal walks with views of the stacks and lighthouse.

Duncansby Head

John O’ Groats Trail

This 147-mile walking route along the coastline from Inverness to John O’ Groats takes in spectacular scenery along the way.

John O Groats

Whaligoe Steps

Access the naturally formed harbour at Whaligoe via this amazing man-made stairway of 365 steps.

Whaligoe Steps

Stay at the Ulbster Arms

Book your stay at the Ulbster Arms Hotel and Lodges in Halkirk. We offer an ideal base for walking holidays and outdoor adventures in the northeast of Scotland.