Thurso to Fresgoe Harbour (Reay)

Time took – 3 Hrs 50 Mins
Distance – 19.8 Kms – 12.3 Miles

Due to various access problems on the coastal route and with Dounreay being in the middle, it is advisable to pound the road to the end. There is a route which is unlogged around the site, but as Dounreay do not want us to make it public, we haven’t.  You can contact them at and ask them why.  However, there are points of interest along the way, like a woodcarving centre near Forss Hotel entrance, also the SSPCA Animal Welfare Centre which you can ask to look around at all the animals