Thurso tourist and travel information

Thurso tourist and travel information

Thurso Travel Information

Travel Information Thurso is mainland Scotland's most northerly town, and is home to the country's most northerly railway station. It is located on the north coast of Caithness, its seaward views dominated by the distant cliffs of Dunnet Head to the north east, and those of the island of Hoy to the north. Thurso has long been a gateway to Orkney, with the well established ferry routes to Orkney, the car ferry to Stromness, leaving from the harbour at Scrabster.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Thurso - 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 Thurso - Travel by road - Thurso is on the A 9. A nearby large town is Wick. Thurso is about 110 miles from INVERNESS.

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Travel by train

Rail Thurso Thurso - Travel by train - 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

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

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Ferries Thurso to Stromness (Orkney) Ferry - Orkney is a group of islands situated a few miles off the north-east tip of mainland Scotland. John O' Groats Passenger ferry service from John O' Groats to Orkney. Every day all summer from 1st May to 30th September. About 15 miles east of Thurso.

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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 20 miles from Thurso.

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Sport

Sport Thurso - Sport - Thurso Golf Club, Newlands of Geise, Thurso, Caithness KW14 7XD. About 2 miles SW of Thurso on the B874. Tel: 01847893807.

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Sport Thurso - Sport - The Education, Culture and Sport Service manages swimming pools at Thurso.

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Shopping

Stores Thurso - Shopping - Thurso has a good mix of shops ranging from supermarkets to specialist stores, banks and post office. Woolworths, 27-29 High Street, Thurso, KW14 8AJ Tel: 01847 893460.

Entertainment

Entertainment Thurso - Entertainment and attractions - Castle of Mey, Thurso, Caithness KW14 8XH. Tel: 01847 851473. The former holiday home of the late Queen Mother is the most northerly castle on the British mainland. About 10 miles east of Thurso.

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Other information Thurso - Other information - Thurso Castle, Thurso KW14. Location: On the outskirts of Thurso. Thurso Library
Davidson's Lane, Thurso, Caithness KW14 7AF. Tel: 01847 893237.

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