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Tel code: 01641 | code search
Postcode: KW14 | code search
Population: 500
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Bettyhill is a rural village on the west-coast in the Highlands of Scotland situated at the head of the Strathnaver Valley, in the remote Sutherland County, with the villages of Tongue to the west and Melvich to the east. The area has been inhabited by ancient settlements, in the graveyard stands a Pictish cross dating from c800 and there are archaeological sites with finds of Pictish stones and a Bronze-Age beaker; now housed in the Strathnaver Museum. Bettyhill was originally a fishing and crofting village and from the 11th century the traditional homeland of the dominant historical clan Mackay, the area is still referred to as ‘Mackay Country’. Bettyhill has been a popular tourist destination since Victorian times with the Salmon fishing in the River Naver, the two Munros, Ben Hope and Ben Clebrig and Smoo Cave. The Bettyhill Hotel was built in 1819 with views west over Torrisdale Bay with beautiful remote beaches suitable for surfing. Other activities include cycling, walking, nature-watching, the Borgie Forest Nature Trail, the Torridale Trekking Centre and Reay and Durness Golf Course, day trips to Orkney and John O’Groats operate from Skerry pier and nearby the North Coast Leisure facility has a gym and swimming pool,

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Bettyhill Hotel (0.01 miles)

Bettyhill Hotel

A former coaching inn and now a family hotel with superb views over Torrisdale Bay towards the Atlantic Ocean; popular with walkers, cyclists, tourists, anglers, wildlife enthusiasts and those that simply enjoy ... More | visit website

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Tongue Hotel (7.81 miles)

Tongue Hotel

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This traditional Victorian Highland Hotel stands on the hillside overlooking the beautiful Kyle of Tongue - a panorama of mountain scenery and golden beaches, ideal for the town dweller to ... More

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The Ben Loyal Hotel (7.85 miles)

The Ben Loyal Hotel
The Ben Loyal Hotel is located in the centre of Tongue, next door to the Royal Bank of and it is only a short stroll to the post office and shop and a few minutes ... More | visit website
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The Mill House (20.96 miles)

Part of a restored Grade B listed water mill, Mill House blends traditional local materials and many of the original mill workings with modern comforts to create a really quirky home which we hope you ... More | visit website
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Ferry Inn (24.95 miles)

Ferry Inn

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This is the sister Hotel of the Weigh Inn, which now offers 9 newley refurbished non-smoking en-suite bedrooms, boasting uninterrupted views over The Pentland Firth to the majestic Orkney Islands. ... More

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Weigh Inn Hotel (25.22 miles)

Weigh Inn Hotel

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Situated overlooking the Pentland Firth with panoramic views of the Orkney Islands. The Weigh Inn Hotel, refurbished to the highest standards boast 16 STB 3 Star Deluxe non smoking Bedrooms ... More

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St Clair Hotel (25.69 miles)

St Clair Hotel

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Centrally located hotel in the heart of Thurso, ideal for business or leisure travel. We offer relaxed surroundings and friendly service to help you unwind and recharge your batteries at the ... More

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Royal Hotel (25.70 miles)

Royal Hotel

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Located close to the centre of the small town of Thurso, this is an excellent base for exploring the North Coast. Central for business or leisure, near to bus station and ... More

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Cladach at Pentland Firth Cottages (25.91 miles)

Cladach at Pentland Firth Cottages

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Spectacularly located overlooking the turbulent waters of Pentland Firth, and just 20 yards from a lovely sandy beach, these recently refurbished and very comfortable fishermen's cottages offer ... More

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Castletown Hotel (30.28 miles)

Castletown Hotel

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Ideally located to explore all that Caithness has to offer, this small, family-run hotel is close to both Thurso and Wick and only minutes from the Castle of Mey. The perfect venue ... More

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