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How to get here by Car

How to get here by Car


By Car. Follow the A9 from Inverness to Wick for approx. 70 miles, the roads are excellent put be careful as there is some twisty bends just before Golspie and Port Gower
Every year in Sutherland we have a number of road accidents caused by visitors straying to the wrong side of the road. This usually happens after a momentary lapse in concentration and, needless to say, the consequences of such an action can be fatal.

To help you to remember to drive on the left, arrows have been painted on some roads.

When driving you must remain alert at all times as you are responsible for the safety of your passengers and other road users.

Do not be distracted by your passengers or the scenery
Remember to stop the car if you become tired. Involve your passengers in the drive.

Encourage them to look out for danger.

Remember to drive on the left particularly when:

  •  starting off from the side of the road
  •  turning from one road to another
  •  travelling on a road with little traffic
  •  using a roundabout
  •  using passing places on single track roads