Michael and Pam's Travels
Back on the 500, Scotland.  2018

Back on the 500, Scotland. 2018

Date: ย 28th June 2018 Travelled: ย 145 kilometres from Burwick on Orkney to Golspie in the Caithness. Visited: John oโ€™Goats, Duncansby Lighthouse, Old Wick Castle, Lybster. Stayed: ย Golspie, free carpark with toilet. ย N57.97502, W03.97623   Its an early start this morning…

Kirkwall, Orkney.  2018

Kirkwall, Orkney. 2018

Date: ย 27th June 2018 Travelled: ย 43 kilometres from Kirkwall to Burwick, both in the Orkneys. Visited: ย Kirkwall. ย Laundromat ยฃ14 Stayed: ย Burwick Port, free with tap and toilet. ย N58.74033, W02.97323   So we spend a quiet evening with four other motorhomes…

Scapa Flow, the Orkney Islands.  2018

Scapa Flow, the Orkney Islands. 2018

Date: ย 25th June 2018 Travelled: ย 72 kilometres from Burwick to Stromness in the Orkneys. Visited: ย The Orkney Heritage and Fossil Museum ยฃ3.20pp, the Italian Chapel ยฃ3pp Stayed: ย Stromness port, long term car-park, free with toilet. ย N58.96712, W03.29482   We wake…

Finally the Orkney Islands. Scotland. 2018

Finally the Orkney Islands. Scotland. 2018

Date: 23rd June 2018 Travelled: ย 42 kilometres from Castlehill on the Scottish mainland to Berwick, Orkney.ย  Visited: ย Castlehill heritage park, Castle of Mey ยฃ10pp, Pentland Ferries ยฃ91, Tomb of the Eagles ยฃ6pp Stayed: Ferry terminal car-park in Burwick, free +toilet…

North Coast 500, Day 3, Scotland.  2018

North Coast 500, Day 3, Scotland. 2018

Date: ย 22nd June 2018 Travelled: ย 135 kilometres from Loch Eriboll to Castle Hill, Scotland. Visited: ย North Coast 500, St Maryโ€™s Chapel, Crosskirk free. Stayed: ย Castle Hill Heritage Centre car-park, free. N58.59745, W03.38680   Nothing interesting to report from our overnight…

North Coast 500, Day 2,  Scotland. 2018

North Coast 500, Day 2, Scotland. 2018

Date: ย 21st June 2018 Travelled: ย 55 kilometres from Rhiconich to Loch Eriboll, Scotland. Visited: ย Our 2nd day on the North Coast 500, Cape Wrath ยฃ20.50pp combined ferry/bus. Stayed: ย A small layby overlooking the Loch, free. N58.45668, W04.72554   Someone drove…

North Coast 500, Scotland. 2018

North Coast 500, Scotland. 2018

Date: 20th June 2018 Travelled: ย 125 kilometres from Ullapool to Rhiconich, Scotland. Visited: ย Driving the North Coast 500 Stayed: ย Layby adjacent an old wharf on Loch Inchard, free. ย N58.38214, W05.03385   Our ferry departs Stornoway on schedule at 7am. ย Itโ€™s…

Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides.  Scotland. 2018

Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides. Scotland. 2018

Date: 19th June 2018 Travelled: 96 kilometres from Cliff Beach to Stornoway, both on the Isle of Lewis, the Outer Hebrides. Visited: Isle of Lewis, Calanais Stone, free. Garenin Blackhouse Village, ยฃ3.30pp Stayed: CalMac Ferry Terminal, Stornoway. Free with toilet…