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Destination Guide

Stunning coastline view at Lands end near John O Groats, Close to a wide range of hotels and tourist destinations / sights

John O Groats

Tourist Information

Things to see & do in John O Groats

John O' Groats is a small village in the Northern Highlands of Scotland.  The village is popular with tourists because it is usually regarded as the most northerly community of mainland Great Britain.

The town takes its name from Jan de Groot, a Dutchman who obtained a grant for the ferry from the Scottish mainland to Orkney in 1946.

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