Drive from Thurso to Wick, Scotland
Here is a complete car journey from Thurso to Wick in Caithness, North Scotland, heading south east along the A9 and A882, via Watten.
Thurso and Wick are two key towns on the far north east coast of the Scottish Highlands, in Caithness. Both towns have railway stations and Wick-John O’ Groats Airport is located at the edge of Wick town centre.
On this route from Thurso to Wick, you find the turning for The Grey Cairns of Camster, two Neolithic chambered cairns which are around 5,000 years old and among the oldest monuments in Scotland.
The total drive takes around 28 minutes. This video is accelerated and plays at four times the normal speed.
Journey highlights (with time stamps)
00:00 A9, Thurso, Caithness
00:08 Left turn for Dunnet, John O’Groats and the Castle of Mey; right turn for Tesco, Thurso
01:54 Right turn for Inverness
03:03 Left turn for Watten Caravan Park
03:47 Watten, Caithness
04:11 Right turn for Camster Cairns and Lybster, Caithness
05:46 Right turn for Yarrows Archaeological Trail
06:21 Wick, Caithness
06:35 Left turn for Co-op supermarket, Wick
06:38 Left turn for Wick Railway Station
06:42 Right turn for Inverness, left turn for John O’Groats
06:44 Cliff Road (A99), Wick
06:47 Right turn for Caithness Coffee Company
06:51 Left turn for Wick Railway Station; right turn for Mackays Hotel, Wick Heritage Centre and Harbour
See the drive to Camster Cairns