"John O' Groats -the north of Scotland" Top 5 Page for this destination John O'Groats by uglyscot
John O'Groats Travel Guide: 16 reviews and 60 photos
My first trip to John O'Groats was in 1955. There was really nothing to see, except the Orkney Isles on the horizon. But as we had been to Cornwall earlier in the year and down to Land's End, it pleased us to say we'd been from one end of Britain to the other.
My second trip was more recent, and what a difference. The place still has nothing, but it has been commercialised. "The Last House in Britain", a pipe band performing, gift shops, postcards....all for the tourists
On a clear day the Orkney Islands can be seen from John O'Groats. A ferry service runs between the islands and the mainland.
- In a nutshell:much ado about little
uglyscot's Related Pages
John O'Groats Travel Guide
Member Travel Pages
- "John O' Groats - No, Surrounding Coast - YES!"
- "THIS IS A TOURIST TRAP - YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED"
- "John O' Groats -the north of Scotland"
- "John O'Groats: Gate to the Orkneys-end of a route"
- "to go...or not to go"
- "John O'Groats"
- "The top of the UK"
- See All...
- Things to Do in John O'Groats
- Hotels in John O'Groats
- Transportation in John O'Groats
- Restaurants in John O'Groats
- See All...
Badges & Stats in John O'Groats
- 1 Reviews
- 4 Photos
- 0 Forum posts
- 3 Comments
- See All Stats
- See All Badges (38)
Have you been to John O'Groats?Share Your Travels
Latest Activity in John O'Groats
Photos in John O'GroatsSee All Photos (4)
Top 10 Pages
- London Intro, 103 reviews, 354 photos, 11 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Khartoum Intro, 68 reviews, 274 photos, 10 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Cairo Intro, 80 reviews, 222 photos, 5 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Dubai Intro, 64 reviews, 211 photos, 5 travelogues
- Cardiff Intro, 49 reviews, 207 photos, 9 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Sudan Intro, 51 reviews, 177 photos, 9 travelogues
- Paris Intro, 29 reviews, 152 photos, 8 travelogues
- Edinburgh Intro, 26 reviews, 144 photos, 4 travelogues
- Warsaw Intro, 26 reviews, 131 photos, 8 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Omdurman Intro, 23 reviews, 102 photos, 4 travelogues