Sutherland and Caithness are the furthest north regions of the Scottish mainland. Sutherland has the lowest population density in Britain with just 2 people per square kilometer, so this is a place of endless single-track roads that have low volumes of traffic and make for perfect cycling.
Altnabreac to Wick Travel Feature
Altnabreac is one of the most remote and least used train stations in Scotland. From here you can cycle along a dirt track that you will have all to yourself.
Ardgay to Falls of Shin and Croick Church Travel Feature
See leaping salmon at the Falls of Shin and then cycle to Croick Church where inscriptions are carved into the glass window of Croick church. They were written in the 1850s by crofters made homeless by the Highland Clearances. Read: Waterfalls and Leaping Salmon