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Other Activities

Although the area is most popular for fishing, walking, bird-watching and cycling, there are many other pursuits to consider.

The area has a great reputation for its many and varied golf courses – from the Royal Dornoch links courses to the remote 9-hole Durness course. Click the link at the side of the page for course details.

The remote North West Highlands of Scotland are a wild landscape that lends itself to adventure, discovery and exploration. Why not try a days Sea Kayaking or more at Ridgeway Adventure – only 45 minutes from The Overscaig.

The north coast is beginning to see a few regular surfing tourists. Although the coast is remote and exposed there are some fantastic and barely touched surf spots. Find out more at the Durness Surf Shack.

If you are interested in Mountain Biking why not visit Highland Wildcat Trails. Located in a superb coastal location adjacent to the East Sutherland village of Golspie, within an hour’s drive of The Overscaig, the trails have been designed and constructed to the highest standards.

Alternatively, if you dream of galloping along a deserted beach or riding through the heather why not contact Highlands Unbridled. They are based in Doll, just north of Golspie on the east coast – less than an hour from The Overscaig.

The North Coast 500 (NC500) is more than 500 miles of the best the North Highlands has to offer.  The Overscaig Hotel sits in the heart of Sutherland and the North Coast 500 (NC500) is easy accessible from the Overscaig irrespective of the direction you are heading.  The hotel is about 1 1/4 hour from Lochinver or Kyleskue, 1 hour from Scourie, Durness or Kinlochbervie (all in the west), 1 1/2 hours from Tongue (in the north), 1 1/4hrs from Brora or Golspie, 1 hour from Dornoch or Tain (in the east). Every road is a beautiful journey through remote Sutherland, in the Highlands of Scotland.

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