Auld Post Office B&B, near Thurso

4 Star GOLD B&B with unique Gin Tasting Experience. Situated on the A9 route north, between Thurso and Wick, perfect for a tour of the Northern Highlands. Just a short drive to the ferry terminal with day trips to Orkney.

The Auld Post Office cottage and gardens are nestled on the edge of eight acres of private woodland. Peacefully located in the far north of Scotland, famed for its dramatic and rugged coastline, sandy beaches, shimmering lochs and heather moorland.  The area is rich too in archaeological remains with some of the best surviving brochs and chambered cairns.   The sweeping coastline from Dunnet Head, the most northerly headland to the great sea stacks at Duncansby, are a bird watcher's paradise.

The Auld Post Office has an extensive Scottish gin collection and guests can pre-book an optional extra, and enjoy an Evening Tasting Scottish Small-batch Hand-crafted Artisan Gin in the Tasting Room.

There are two ensuite guest rooms, each have French doors inviting you to the patio and gardens beyond.   The  guest rooms are decorated in a blend of Art Deco and contemporary styles.   A separate Annex Suite includes a comfy sitting room, with a reclining leather sofa by the wood burning stove and a Twin or Superking ensuite bedroom.   A leisurely, locally sourced hearty breakfast is served in the dining room with distant views across the moors.   Delicious eggs are from the rare breed hens in the secluded gardens.   A haven for wildlife where the planting has been carefully chosen to encourage birds, bees and butterflies and you may see a roe deer in the woodland.

The Auld Post Office is in a perfect location to explore the beautiful county of Caithness, where the air is fresh and the walking is splendid.   Close to salmon and trout filled lochs, three links golf courses, horse riding and clay pigeon shooting can be arranged nearby. Quality restaurants are just a short drive.

SPECIAL OFFER - FREE GIN TASTING EVENING in the Juniper Lounge  Offer Valid on stays between  01.10.17 - 17.12./17 on 2+ Night Stays. Use PROMO CODE AUTUMN when making your booking through this website or the Auld Post Offices own site

Nearest Town: 9 mile(s) from Thurso 14 miles(s) from Wick

Tasting all things JuniperTo read Auld Post Office's Blog on their 'Juniper Lounge' Gin Tasting room click here

To read Auld Post Office's Blog on the search for secret poetry click here

 

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Lynne Read
Auld Post Office B&B
Spittal-by-Mybster
Near Thurso
Caithness
KW1 5XR
Tel: 01847 841391
 

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