Cottage Holidays in Lybster, Highland, Scotland

Lybster is a small village situated near the most northerly point of the Scottish Highlands in Caithness.  This part of Scotland is well suited for remote self-catering holidays as it is far from the beaten track when it comes to Highland holidays.  Lybster is an attractive village with the important amenities of local shops, a bank and post office.  Lybster has a particularly picturesque harbour around which there is a collection of quaint cottages.  Things to do in and around Lybster include walking, bird-watching, fishing, golfing and visiting historical attractions such as the award winning Castle of Mey & Gardens and Dunrobin Castle.  Enjoy browsing for self-catering cottages in this remote part of Scotland.

Information on Cottage Holidays in Lybster


The coastline around Lybster is particularly stunning and it is sometimes possible to fish from the coast.  It may even be possible to fish from the harbour.  It could be advisable to seek local advice when it comes to good places to fish.  There are also a number of lochs within Caithness where you can fish although permits are usually required.  Loch Watten covering almost 1000 acres is considered to be one of the best lochs for fishing in Caithness.  

If whilst staying in Lybster you want to visit a large town then the towns of Wick and Thurso are an easy drive away.  Wick is just 13 miles away and Thurso is 27 miles from Lybster.  Whilst staying in this part of Scotland you may want to travel across to the amazing Orkney Isles which are famous for excellent bird-watching and whale watching opportunities in season.  Ferries operate from Scrabster and you can travel across to the unique Scottish Orkney Islands from here.  Wherever you choose to stay in Scotland we hope you’ve found our information on Lybster helpful and that you find good quality self-catering accommodation for your break away.

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