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Hikers and other people who enjoy being outside will find that Lybster and the surrounding area have a number of scenic trails and paths to explore. You have a number of options to choose from, whether you want to go on hikes along the coast, take drives through beautiful scenery, or investigate the tough countryside. The following is a list of notable paths and trails found in the Lybster region.

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This coastal walk takes you from the village of Whaligoe (near Lybster) down a series of steep stone steps to the natural harbour below. The route is called the Whaligoe Steps Coastal Walk. The trail provides wonderful vistas of the cliffs and the ocean, and after you get to the bottom of the steps, you may investigate the old harbour.

Flagstone Trail: As was said previously, Lybster is a section of the Caithness Flagstone Trail. You will have the opportunity to learn about the geological and historical features of the region's flagstone business as you walk along this trail. You can gain insight into the history of flagstone quarrying by following the trail that winds through Lybster and the places that are close by.

Coastal Walk from Lybster to Occumster: This walk along the coast takes you from Lybster to Occumster, which is another charming settlement along the coast. Along the trip, you will be able to take in spectacular vistas of the ocean as well as travel through rocky cliffs and sandy beaches.

The wonderful Noss Head Coastal Walk can be reached from Lybster in a matter of minutes via car because to the area's convenient location. You are welcome to tour the headland and take in the wonderful vistas of the North Sea, look for seabirds, and pay a visit to the magnificent ruins of Castle Sinclair Girnigoe.

Lybster round Drive: For those who enjoy going for a drive with a beautiful view, there is a round route that can be taken around Lybster and the countryside that is nearby. You will have the opportunity to view the region's stunning coastal and rural landscapes if you take this drive.

The Highland Clearances Trail is a walking path that takes visitors through the history of the Highland Clearances, an important historical event that took place in Scotland. Even though the path is not centred around Lybster, you can still learn about this time period in Scottish history by exploring parts of the trail in the region that surrounds Lybster.

Hiking in the Caithness scenery: Beyond the coastal trails, there are many chances for hiking and exploring the inland scenery near Lybster. Lybster is the county seat of Caithness. There are several different routes and paths that may be found winding their way through the rolling hills and moorlands.

Be remember to observe the safety protocols, dress appropriately for the conditions, and show consideration for the natural environment whenever you venture along these trails and paths. Be prepared to navigate a variety of terrain, since some of the trails may be steep or uneven. In addition, before setting out, it is a good idea to check to see if any of the trails are closed or have any limits placed upon them. This is especially important to do if you plan to visit the area during severe weather or during the off-season.

Please note: Please check prior to your activity that starting point has public parking areas or can be accessed using public transport.

DISCLAIMER: The information given on the stay4you has been provided in good faith, it is intended only as a general guide. We advise you to verify the accuracy of information before relying on it. It is the responsibility of individuals to approach outdoor activities such as walking with caution. Walking can be strenuous and individuals should ensure that they are fit enough before embarking upon it. If in doubt consult a doctor.

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