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Including the great wilderness areas of the North of Scotland from Caithness and Sutherland down through the Cairngorms and Northern Highlands, this is one of the outstanding wilderness areas throughout Great Britain and Europe as well. The Moray Firth and Aberdeenshire Coast have wonderful beaches intermixed with dramatic coastal cliffs whilst there is also much to explore inland with Whisky and Castle Trails. The principal cities of Aberdeen and Inverness are easy to reach as are the other major towns such as Banchory, Grantown on Spey, Fort William and of course the very top of Scotland John O’Groat’s.
The scenery is so breathtaking that some visitors end up just staying in their cottage enjoying the views. If you do want to get out and about there are plentiful opportunities for serious hill and mountain walks and climbs, enjoying superb deserted beaches, cycling on quiet tracks and lanes through wonderful scenery, water sports of all sorts including of course dolphin and whale watching on the Moray Firth in the East or off the rugged West Coast and of course golf can be found almost everywhere. The North of Scotland it will give you an unrivalled experience of all that Scotland has to offer. Browse our selection of holiday cottages in the North Highlands and find your perfect holiday today with Discover Scotland.