Here is a complete car journey from Wick to John O’Groats in Caithness, North Scotland, heading north along the A99.
The total drive takes just over 25 minutes. This video is accelerated and plays at four times the normal speed.
Journey highlights (with time stamps)
00:00 Bridge Street, Wick
00:08 Road towards Wick Market Square on the right (no entry - one way system)
00:11 Norseman Hotel car park on the left. In this car park, you also find the bus stop for the X99 to Inverness opposite the hotel.
00:30 Right turn for Wick John O’Groats Airport and Nucleus - the Caithness and Nuclear Archives.
00:37 Right turn for Tesco (including petrol station)
00:52 Left turn for the Rumbling’ Tum cafe
01:21 Right turn for Reiss Sands
01:30 Right turn towards John O’Groats
02:29 Right turn for Lyth Arts Centre
02:51 Right turn for Keiss Beach
03:07 Right turn for Keiss Harbour
03:50 Left turn for Caithness Broch Centre
04:50 Right turn for Skirza and the Far North Gallery
05:58 John O’Groats Guest House
06:17 John O’Groats Post Office and Filing Station on the left: right turn for the Puffin Croft Petting Farm and Duncansby Head
06:19 Seaview Hotel on the right
06:21 Left turn for Castle of Gills Bay, Mey, Dunnet, Thurso and Scrabster
06:31 John O’Groats car park on the left. Right turn for John O’Groats Harbour and John O’Groats Ferries
06:34 Right turn for John O’Groats Ferries car park
06:37 Natural Retreats (formerly the John O’Groats Hotel) straight ahead. Roads End Cafe on the left; John O’Groats Harbour on the right.Further resources
See our complete guide to John O’Groats