Golspie (Goillspidh) Railway Station

Golspie is the first village on the A9 from Perth that passes through the village. Golspie is a scenic coastal village in the Far North Highlands that has a lot of woodland walks, including Ben Bhraggie, the beautiful Big Burn, paths going along the beach from Golspie to Brora, Loch Fleet Nature reserve and Highland Wildcat mountain bike trails, which weave around Ben Bhraggie and along towards Brora.  There are spectacular views at the top of Ben Bhraggie, which hosts a monument to the controversial first Duke of Sutherland for his role in the highland clearances. Golspie is a thriving community with an abundance of history, outdoor activities, a wide range of comfortable accommodations and award-winning food and drink.  

Passenger Information 

Details can be found on Scotrail’s website

Transport and walking routes in the local area 

The X99 bus service runs through the village on the A9, and MacLeod’s Coaches provides a service From Helmsdale to Lairg. 

Golspie is situated on the John O’Groats Trail, a long-distance walking route that spans the northernmost part of mainland Scotland, from Inverness to John O’Groats. The trail covers approximately 147 miles (236 kilometres) and offers hikers the opportunity to experience the remote and beautiful landscapes of the Scottish Highlands and coastal areas.  

Walking routes:  

Golspie is also a location along the Northern Pilgrims’ Way, a long-distance walking trail in Scotland that is associated with the historical and religious pilgrimage to the St. Magnus Cathedral on the Orkney Islands. The village can serve as a starting or stopping point for pilgrims or hikers interested in exploring this historic route.  

Cycle routes:  

Golspie and its surroundings are an ideal area to enjoy a cycling adventure, offering some fantastic cycling routes that cater to a range of skill levels and preferences, such as: Highland Wildcat Mountain Bike Trails, off-road track and gravel cycling in beautiful woodlands and quiet inland road cycling on scenic single-track routes through the glens.  

What to see and do 

  • Dunrobin Castle and Gardens  
  • Big Burn Woods and Waterfall  
  • Golspie Beach  
  • Golspie Golf Course  
  • Battle of Littleferry Trail  
  • Highland Wildcat Mountain Bike Trails  
  • Ben Bhraggie Viewpoint   
  • Balblair Woods and Bird Hide  
  • Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve Bird Spotting and Seal Watching  
  • Littleferry Beach  
  • Dunrobin Station  
  • Carn Liath Broch  
  • Golspie Gala Week  
  • Golspie Kart Track  
  • Golspie Swimming Pool  
  • Golspie Bowling Green  
  • Golspie Seafront Centre and Harbour  
  • The Mound Thomas Telford Bridge  
  • The Mound Rock Climbing Routes.


Next Stop -
Dunrobin Castle (Caisteal Dhùn Robain) Railway Station


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Rogart (Sgìre Raoird) Railway Station

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