John o'Groats tourist and travel information

John o'Groats tourist and travel information

John o'Groats Travel Information

Travel Information John O'Groats is the northernmost point of the mainland, over 876 miles from Lands End, the southernmost part of England.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches John o'Groats - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

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Roads John o'Groats - Travel by road - John o'Groats is on the A 99. A nearby large town is Wick. John o'Groats is about 120 miles from INVERNESS.

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Travel by train

Rail Wick John o'Groats nearby station - Travel by train - Wick Station, Station Road, Wick, Highland. Inverness - Wick route. Staffed part time. Unisex disabled toilet. Car park. A taxi rank. Public phone.

Thurso Station, Princes Street, Thurso, Highland, KW14 7DL. Inverness - Thurso route. Staffed part time. Unisex disabled toilet. Car park with some disabled spaces. A taxi rank. Public phone.

First ScotRail. Operates all domestic passenger services within Scotland, as well as the cross-border Caledonian Sleeper service to London. Tel: 08700 005151. www.firstscotrail.co.uk

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Ferries Thurso to Stromness (Orkney) Ferry - John o'Groats is about 20 miles from the Ferry Port at Thurso. Orkney is a group of islands situated a few miles off the north-east tip of mainland Scotland.

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Ferries John o'Groats to the Orkney Islands Ferry - Passenger ferry service from John O' Groats in the Far North of Scotland to Orkney. See website for more details.

www.jogferry.co.uk

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Airport Wick Airport, Wick, Caithness, KW1 4QP. Tel: +44 (0) 1955 602215. Shops. Car hire. Car parking. Bus and train stations are about 1.5 miles from the airport. UK destinations.The airport also accommodates private aircraft and helicopters. Wick airport is about 15 miles from John o'Groats.

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Sport

Sport John o'Groats - Sport - Thurso Golf Club, Newlands of Geise, Thurso, Caithness KW14 7XD. Tel: 01847 893807.

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Shopping

Stores John o'Groats - Shopping - JOHN O'GROATS KNITWEAR AND CAFE, COUNTY ROAD, JOHN O'GROATS, WICK, CAITHNESS. JOHN O'GROATS POTTERY AND GALLERY 3 THE CRAFT CENTRE, JOHN O'GROATS, WICK, CAITHNESS, SCOTLAND KW1 4YR. TEL: 01955 611 284

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Entertainment

Entertainment John o'Groats - Entertainment and attractions - Castle of Mey, Thurso, Caithness KW14 8XH. Tel: 01847 851473.

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Other information John o'Groats - Other information - John o' Groats is named after a Dutchman, Jan de Groot. In 1496 King James IV granted De Groot the ferry franchise between the harbour here and Orkney. The now well established John o' Groats ferry carries foot passengers across the short distance to Orkney between May and September.

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