Lybster. Wick. Caithness.
The Portland Hotel is the perfect stop along the North Coast 500, boasting beautiful views and sits on the well-travelled A99. We welcome guests year-round who are travelling around Scotland and/or en-route to The Orkney Islands.
When you decide to stay with us you will be able to enjoy the stunning surroundings of Caithness, an unspoiled natural beauty. The towns of Wick, Thurso and John o’ Groats are within short driving distance and provide a range of activities to suit all interests. There is plenty to satisfy the history buffs in the surrounding areas such as the Camster Cairns, The Whaligoe Steps and The Hill o’ Many Stanes.
Lybster is a small, community orientated, town which is known for it’s unusual village and beautifully busy harbour.
The nearest city is Inverness, which is 2 hours drive away through spectacular scenery. Thurso train station provides regular services to Inverness and the hotel is also located on the main bus route to and from the city. There is a ferry port at Scrabster providing connections to Orkney which is a short drive away. Inverness Airport offers flights to a range of national and European destinations whilst the regional Airport at Wick has flights from Edinburgh, Aberdeen, and Kirkwall.
10 minutes to Loch Rangag
10 minutes to Whaligoe starting point
16 minutes to The Ward Croft