Distance: 11 miles (17km)
Ascent: 705 metres
Start/Finish: Dunnet Head lighthouse, KW14 8XS

From the lighthouse head west, following the coast path around to the south to reach the road and car park at West Dunnet (5.3 miles/8.6km). Turn L onto the road and run north-east through the village. After the village bear R off the road and continue until you meet the B855 just west of St John’s Loch (6.4 miles/10.3km). Turn L onto the road and follow it north past Brough and L past Courtfall to return to Dunnet Head and the start.

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