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Royal Hotel

Royal Hotel

Traill Street, Thurso KW14 8EH

3.0 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (209 reviews)

Located in the heart of Thurso, this hotel is 6.9 mi (11.2 km) from Dunnet Bay Beach and within 16 mi (25 km) of Dunnet Hea …

£64
Forss House Hotel

Forss House Hotel

Bridge of Forss Forss, Thurso KW14 7XY

4.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (47 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this eco-friendly hotel is 12.4 mi (19.9 km) from Dunnet Bay Beach and within 20 mi (32 km) o …

£146
Park Hotel

Park Hotel

Oldfield, Thurso KW14 8RE

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (59 reviews)

Situated in Thurso, this eco-friendly hotel is 6.8 mi (11 km) from Dunnet Bay Beach and within 16 mi (25 km) of Dunnet Head …

£84
Pentland Hotel

Pentland Hotel

Princes Street, Thurso KW14 7AA

3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (13 reviews)

Located in the heart of Thurso, this hotel is 7 mi (11.3 km) from Dunnet Bay Beach and within 16 mi (25 km) of Dunnet Head …

£89
The Inn at Y-Not

The Inn at Y-Not

Meadow Lane, Thurso KW14 8ER

3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (59 reviews)

Located in the heart of Thurso, this inn is 7.1 mi (11.4 km) from Dunnet Bay Beach and within 16 mi (25 km) of Dunnet Head …

£74
Castletown Hotel

Castletown Hotel

Main Street, Thurso KW14 8TP

2.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (37 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this hotel is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Dunnet Bay Beach and within 9 mi (15 km) of Dunnet Head …

£78
Strathy Inn

Strathy Inn

Strathy, Thurso KW14 7RY

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (5 reviews)

Situated by the sea, this inn is within 12 mi (20 km) of Strathnaver Museum, Farr Beach, and Torrisdale Beach. Cnoc an …

£54
Bettyhill Hotel

Bettyhill Hotel

Bettyhill, Thurso KW14 7SP

3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (19 reviews)

Situated in Bettyhill, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Farr Beach and Torrisdale Beach. Strathnaver Museum is 3.7 mi (6 k …

£63
The Old Tea Shop

The Old Tea Shop

Celtic firs, Whitebridge, Thurso Kw14 8xw

4.0 out of 5.0

Situated by the sea, this cottage is 2 mi (3.3 km) from Castle of Mey and within 9 mi (15 km) of Dunnet Bay Beach and Dunne …

£99
The Hideaway

The Hideaway

Celtic Firs, Scarfskerry, Thurso KW14 8XW

2.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Thurso, this caravan park/campground is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Castle of Mey and within 9 mi (15 km) of Dunnet Ba …

£58

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Pocket Guide: Thurso

Visiting Thurso

Thurso's accommodation options make it a great destination for budget-minded travellers and visitors will enjoy the restaurants and bars. Welcoming and walkable, this city also attracts visitors with its tours, shopping, and coffeehouses.
  • There are 8 Thurso hotels
  • July is the most expensive month to travel here, while December tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Wick (WIC), 26.6 mi (42.9 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Thurso

  • Well-known for its live music scene, while Strathnaver Museum is a popular attraction
  • Notable landmarks include Dounreay Nuclear Power Station, Dunnet Head Lighthouse, and Castle of Mey
  • Farr Beach, Dunnet Bay Beach, and Torrisdale Beach are just some of the places to enjoy the area's natural beauty

Getting around Thurso

With transportation options aplenty, seeing Thurso is easy. To see more of the larger area, hop on a train at Thurso Station. You can cross the water in a ferry from the local port.

Staying in Thurso

With 8 hotels and other accommodation types to choose from, Thurso offers holiday retreats at affordable prices. There are 6 hotels ranging from GBP 65 to GBP 188 per night. For family trips or any other travel plans, you might consider a larger hotel like the highly rated Royal Hotel, averaging GBP 80.97 per night. You might like one of these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay:
  • Forss House Hotel, averaging GBP 234.91/night
  • Park Hotel, averaging GBP 144.18/night
Forss House Hotel, a 4-star favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 4.9 out of 5 user rating. Also highly rated by guests are Park Hotel and Royal Hotel.

Dressing for Thurso

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 8°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around 2°C
  • From April to June, the average is 15°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 16°C during the day and 7°C at night
  • In October–December, you can expect 13°C as the daytime average and 2°C as the nighttime average
  • About 31 millimetres of rain falls on Thurso each year
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