Contact Details

Name Reservations
Telephone 01847 851270


PPPN £37.50
PR2S £79


Single Rooms 2
Double Rooms 5
Family Rooms 1
Twin Rooms 4


No Smoking
Off Street Parking
Dinner Available
Has WiFi/Internet


The Northern Sands Hotel, Dunnet, Thurso, Caithness

The family-run Northern Sands Hotel is situated in the centre of Dunnet village, and is ideally placed for a holiday in Caithness.

The restaurant in the hotel has the reputation of being one of the finest in Caithness, offering an extensive menu with locally produced ingredients wherever possible, all prepared to your satisfaction by our dedicated team.

We cater for all tastes and if you prefer something a little less formal than our large dining room, all of our menus are also available in the Lounge Bar. Whilst waiting to sit down you can have a dram in our cosy dining area.

We have nine bedrooms, all en suite with all the comforts you’d expect including TV, tea and coffee making facilities, toiletries, towels and a trouser press etc. We can cater for special occasions such as weddings and other parties, and also have conferencing facilities available. You are assured of a professional and courteous service throughout to the highest standards.

Thurso is the commercial heart of Caithness and the centre for many resources including outdoor activities such as surfing and kayaking with several restaurants, bars and tourism destinations.

A prerequisite for most people visiting the area is a trip to John O’Groats where you can have your photograph taken against a landmark to prove your visit, or simply browse the numerous local craft and souvenir shops for mementos. Wildlife boat trips are also available.

A few miles up the coast you will find the late Queen Mother’s Caithness residence - the Castle of Mey (above/right), where she and her family spent time relaxing. The Castle gardens are open to the public during the summer and are worth a visit.

Rates: £37.50 per person per night.
From £79 per room per night based on 2 people sharing.
Children are welcome.
Disabled facilities by arrangement - please enquire for details.
Pets are welcome by arrangement.
Off street parking.
Dinner available.
Wi-Fi/internet access.

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