Planning your visit

 

Did you see our interactive map? Click on the very top tab, Visit us, and then on the map itself for lots of information about particular locations.  

Websites

These tourist information sites may prove helpful if you are planning to visit the Flow Country in Caithness and Sutherland in the far north of Scotland 

Visit Scotland – other attractions in the Highlands

The Highland Council – visitor attractions

The Highland Council – exploring the outdoors

Undiscovered Scotland – online guide to Caithness and Sutherland

North Highlands Scotland – food, accommodation and more

Scotlands answer to Route 66 – Northcoast 500

Find out about the building blocks of this stunning landscape - North West Highlands Geopark

Lots more information about places within Caithness and Sutherland

Visit Sutherland – information and events

Travel guide to the far North of Scotland

 

There are walks shown on our interactive map and in our leaflet but see also the websites below:  

The Walk Highlands website offers a good resource for further walks in the area. All the featured routes are available as free digital route downloads for GPS. Here's one of our favourite ones: featuring the fabulous Flows Lookout!

You may find other walks on the Visit Scotland website. Walks are subdivided into categories of easy, moderate, strenuous or Munros.

 

Horse Riding

Find out more about horse riding in the Flow Country.

  

These files are all downloadable to your computer in PDF format:

Booklet about The Flow Country, produced as part of the Flows to the Future Project. Download here

Information and an illustrated map of the Strathnaver Trail , produced by Strathnaver Museum

An illustrated leaflet and guide to wildflower walks at Munsary, produced by Plantlife

Forsinain Trail - a 4 mile circular walk near Forsinard, produced by the RSPB (due to restoration activity, this trail is currenly closed. Details can be found here). 

A large fold-out guide providing information and maps about the Forests of the Far North, produced by Forestry Commission Scotland