Enjoy the stunning natural beauty of this remote corner
of the British Isles on a leisurely circular walk.
Puffin Croft - The Breck Peat Banks, Shins Cleave, Kiln of Flux, Stacks of Duncansby, Thirle Door, Geo of Sclaites, Natural Sea Arch, Duncansby Head & Lighthouse, The Glupe, Bay of Sannick, 'Groatie Buckie' Shell Beach, Ness of Duncansby, Robert's Haven, John O'Groats - Puffin Croft.
Flora & Fauna
Dependent on season, weather and noise etc, but we could hope to see some of the following:- Marsh Orchid, Carniverous Sundews, Cotton Grass, Sphagnum, Sea Thrift, Primula, Bog Asphodels, Field Mushrooms, Roe Deer, Rabbits, Fox, Owls, Pheasant, Grouse, Buzzards, Puffins, Razorbills, Gannets, Gulls, Kittiwakes, Seals, Otters, Dolphins, Whales & much more!
View Points & Photo Opportunities
Available throughout the walk from the stunning scenery across the Pentland Firth to the Northern Isles, to the vast seasonal weather bearing skies above.
Distance - 8kms (5 miles) Time - 2 to 3 Hours approx.
Small Groups of 1 - 4 adults @ £20/group
Larger Groups & Family Groups (by prior arrangement Only), extra £5/person.
Every day of the year at a time to suit you!
(if guide available)
Puffin croft pack lunch Available
£5 per person
(Please specify at time of booking how many pack lunches are required
and whether you would like the meat or vegetarian pie Option)
bottle of water
2 pieces of seasonal fruit
Cornish Pasty or Cheese &Onion Slice
Mega chocotlate chip cookie
with the date and time you would like to walk and your group details
confirmation will be sent via email
Tony (part of the puffin farm croft team), who moved to Caithness in 1997, an ex-commando and Army Physical Training Corps Instructor - A qualified Mountain Leader, whose walking experience includes ten years leading treks in the Himalaya.
Terrain - Moorland, Cliff Top Path, Grassy Fields, Beach and some Pavement. It is path most of the way, but some stretches can remain wet and boggy even in the driest of summers. Due to the nature of terrain, weather and distance covered - all walkers must be physically able
Attire - Sturdy Footwear or Wellies, Wind/Waterproofs are essentials and additional warm clothing if the daily weather forecast dictates - better to be prepared!
Dogs - Very Welcome, but will require to be under strict control on certain stretches ie. around livestock etc.
Sorry no children under 16 yrs old without prior arrangement.
ALL WALKS ARE UNDERTAKEN AT YOUR OWN RISK!