Ferry View Night Stop
Canisbay, Wick, HIGHLAND
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
All staff wear PPE for initial contact with guests. All guests have temperature checks on arrival. Any motorhome requiring service is kept separate from those staying on site. Germicidal UV lights fitted in kitchen area.
FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT
Ferry View is located on the North Coast 500 route ideal for exploring Caithness and less than a mile from the Gills Bay Ferry for exploring the Orkney Islands. Located on the A836 between Wick and Thurso, Castle of Mey is a short distance away. Open all year, hardstanding and grass pitches are available. We also offer a "Service" if you just want to refill and empty waste. Facilities on site include: Toilets; Washing Facilities; Shower; Dishwashing Facilities; Drinking Water; Waste disposal (black and grey); Communal BBQ / Firepit; Dogs Permitted; Local Information.
About the area
Apart from the Orkneys and the Shetlands, Highland is Scotland’s northernmost county. Probably its most famous feature is the mysterious and evocative Loch Ness, allegedly home to an ancient monster that has embedded itself in the world’s modern mythology, and the region’s tourist industry. Monster or no, Loch Ness is beautiful and it contains more water than all the lakes and reservoirs in England and Wales put together. The loch is 24 miles long, one mile wide and 750 feet deep, making it one of the largest bodies of fresh water in Europe.
At the very tip of the Highlands is John o’ Groats, said to be named after a Dutchman, Jan de Groot, who lived here in the early 16th century and operated a ferry service across the stormy Pentland Firth to Orkney. In fact, the real northernmost point of the British mainland is Dunnet Head, whose great cliffs rise imposingly above the Pentland Firth some two miles further north than John o’ Groats.
The Isle of Skye is the largest and best known of the Inner Hebrides. Its name is Norse, meaning ‘isle of clouds’, and the southwestern part of the island has some of the heaviest rainfall on the whole of the British coast. Despite this, it’s the most visited of all the islands of the Inner Hebrides. It’s dominated from every view by the high peaks of the Cuillins, which were only conquered towards the end of the 19th century.
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