Self catering holiday cottages in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland

Thurso is a remote self-catering holiday destination, located in the most northernly part of the Scottish Highlands in an area known as Caithness.  Thurso is known as the most northernly town on the Scottish mainland and is the largest town within Caithness.  Attractive features of Thurso include the beach, the harbour and the sea views from part of the town out towards the Orkney Isles and Dunnet Head.  Enjoy browsing for farmstays, country cottages and remote cottages in and near Thurso.

Facts about Cottage Breaks in Thurso


A cottage holiday in or near Thurso is likely to appeal to those really looking to get away from it all.  This is a remote part of Scotland where you can find unspoilt farmlands, a beautiful coast and much wildlife.  Thurso is considered by many to be a gateway to Orkney due to Thurso’s proximity to the Orkney Isles and the ferries that link the two.  In recent years Thurso has gained prominence as a surfing hotspot due to the strength of the waves in the Pentland Firth and the European surfing championships have been held here.

Attractions in and near Thurso include the coastline with wonderful beach and coastal walks.  At Dunnet near Thurso there are around 2 miles of sandy beach and beach dunes.   Around 15 miles from Thurso is the 5 star award winning Castle and Gardens of Mey which are open for visits between May to September.  There are extensive gardens and parklands at the castle.  Guided tours of the gardens can be booked with the head gardener.  For more information on things to see and do in and near Thurso we recommend that you visit the Tourist Information Centre in Thurso on arrival.  We hope you find the right cottage to rent and that you enjoy browsing for self catering accommodation in or near Thurso

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