Staying at a holiday park in Sutherland you have the get away from it all feeling, yet you are surrounded by a wealth of things to do and places you must see.
Right next door to beautiful Embo beach with stunning views of Ben Bhraggie and the Dornoch Firth …
- Beach access
- Indoor pool
- Magnificent views
From £179 per Week
Sutherland, Caithness, Ross-shire and Cromartyshire form the Highland Region in the North of Scotland. The largest region in the UK and the most sparsely populated per square mile it has acres of wild open moorland , panoramic mountain views, remote sandy beaches and soaring cliffs.
An anglers’ dream, great walking and touring country, with winding coastal roads that lead to busy fishing ports. Nature reserves, peaceful forest walks, cycle routes and quiet coves. Don’t miss a trip to John O’Groats in neighbouring Caithness, traditionally the most northerly point of the British Isles and it’s also a departure point for day trips to Orkney.
Visit the Falls Of Shin Visitor Centre at Lairg, next to the famous Falls of Shin. Watch the Atlantic salmon leaping around the falls making their way upriver to their breeding grounds. The well stocked gift shop, sells some unusual souvenirs, you can dine in the large restaurant which uses the best of local produce, and there’s a children’s playground and forest walks.
While you’re at Lairg the Ferrycroft Countryside Centre houses a great exhibition depicting the lives of local people, their culture and the abundant wildlife in the area. Follow the lovely nature walk and see the wildlife first hand.
Dunrobin Castle, near Golspie, much photographed and featured on Scottish calendars, this majestic castle is the most northerly of Scotland’s great houses dating back to the 1300s. Wander the beautiful gardens and grounds inspired by the Palace of Versailles in Paris and don’t miss the daily bird of prey demonstrations.
Sutherland is home to several of Scotland’s malt distilleries including Clynelish, Dalmore and Glenmorangie. Open to visitors for guided tours, enjoy a wee taste of Scotland’s national drink and maybe take some home as a souvenir of your visit.