From the farm
It is a short walk to the late Queen Mothers holiday residence The Castle of Mey, (open May-Oct), Harrow Harbour, the shore, and also the Loch of Mey bird hide. There is a hotel in Mey . Places of interest locally include John O'Groats and the Stacks of Duncansby, Mary Annes Cottage in Dunnet, Dunnet forest walk, Dunnet sands, Wick Heritage Centre, Pulteney Distillery and the most northernly point on the Scottish mainland -Dunnet Head. There are daily boat trips on a passenger ferry from John O Groats to the Orkney Islands with bus tours available (highly recommended). The ferry runs from 1st May - 30 Sept. There is also a car Ferry to Orkney from Gills and Scrabster all year round. Wick and Thurso are both approximately a thirty minute drive away from the farm and both have various supermarkets. (Wick having a large Tescos). There are numerous archelogical sites in Caithness and a number of Castles, many ruined. It is also an ideal base for surfing, fishing, cycling, walking and viewing wildlife.