Above and Beyond Tours
Above and Beyond offers walking tours, driving tours and experience packages based in Caithness, Scotland. Explore our magnificent region in the hands of local experts.

Above and Beyond Tours

Guided tours of the north coast of Scotland

Explore the north coast of Scotland with Above and Beyond Tours. A perfect way to see the best of this beautiful area, while in the hands of an expert and knowledgeable guide. Above and Beyond offers tours of the towns Wick and Thurso, local highlights, history, nature, whisky day trips and more. Run by locals, Isobel and Angela, they share some of the hidden gems of Caithness, that you might otherwise miss.

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Driving on the north coast

There’s a varied selection of driving tours to choose from. For example, the Highlights Tour takes you up north to mainland Britain’s most northerly point, Dunnet Head, and most northerly village, John O’ Groats. You’ll see dramatic views of the Duncansby Stacks and discover the history, myths and legends of this remarkable part of Scotland. What’s more, you can arrange to be picked up direct from here at Mackays Hotel!


Great meal, great whisky knowledge, great hosts – our guests loved it.. 2 coach loads at the same time, and unexpected, they managed in a short timeframe to get the meals for both lots quickly, and everyone loved their meal

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Town of Wick in the far north of Scotland
Thurso town centre in Caithness, Scotland

Exploring Wick and Thurso

Above and Beyond now also offers fascinating walking tours. Get to know our home town of Wick, or neighbouring Thurso. Your local guide will show you all the sights, while sharing their insider knowledge and stories of the area. Or, enjoy a nature walk in Thurso with a wildlife expert.

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Attractions and experiences in Caithness

Available itineraries may change over time, so check the website for the latest offering. However, Above and Beyond Tours could include visits to the Castle of Mey, Duncansby Stacks, Wolfburn Distillery or Strathnaver Museum. As well as their regular walking and driving excursions, they also offer special experience packages. 

Caithness tours and trips

Discover more of Caithness, Scotland

There are plenty of adventures waiting for you in Caithness. You’ll find more tours and trips here, as well as many other great things to do near Wick in our extensive See and Do Guide. We look forward to welcoming you to Mackays Hotel soon. Book your hotel or self-catering accommodation today and start planning your visit!

Castle of Mey in the Scotti