Location

By Road - From Inverness (68 miles) and all points south, take the A9 across the Kessock Bridge, drive straight onwards passing Tain, Dornoch, Golspie, Brora until reaching Helmsdale.  Admire all the big sky views.  On arrival turn right just before the Bannockburn Inn onto main street through village, travel onto the end of this street and take a right by the Bridge Hotel.  Sutherland Street is 2nd turn on the right after that. Valhalla Holiday Home is 2nd house on left. 

By Road - From Wick (35 miles) take the A9 south passing through all coastal communities until arriving at Helmsdale, turn left at Bannockburn Inn onto main street through village travel onto the end of this street and take a right by the Bridge Hotel.  Sutherland Street is 2nd turn on the right after that. Valhalla Holiday Home is 2nd house on left.

Bus - Citylink Stagecoach provide a regular service from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth & Inverness through all en route coastal communities to Helmsdale. A complete schedule can be found https://www.citylink.co.uk/index.php.  

Rail - The nearest train station to Valhalla is Helmsdale, and is within walking distance of the house. Trainroutes and connections can be  found here.  

https://www.thetrainline.com/stations/helmsdale


Closest Airports  - If travelling from further afield the nearest Airports are:


 Wick Airport is 40 miles/50 mins

 Inverness Airport is 75 miles/1 hr 40 mins
Aberdeen Airport is 169 miles/ 3 hrs 30 mins

 Dundee Airport is 200 miles/4 hours 

 Edinburgh Airport is 219 miles/4 hours 20 mins

 Glasgow airport is 243 miles/4 hours 50 mins

 

Travel Conditions - weather information can be found here.

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HELMSDALE IS ....

 

20 minutes from Brora and its long sandy beaches

25 mins from the beautiful village of Golspie and its fairytale Dunrobin Castle

40 mins from the picturesque town of Dornoch and its world famous golf course

50 mins from Tain and the renowned Glenmorangie Distillery 

1 hr 10 mins to John O'Groats and the Pentland Firth

1 hour 50 mins to Inverness and the Loch Ness Monster

3 hrs 15 mins to Orkney (including the ferry)

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