Welcome to Forss House Hotel in Thurso

Forss House is a gem that I’m delighted to have discovered. There’s a lot to be said for going north – as far north as you can get…
Fiona Duncan, Sunday Telegraph Hotel Guru.

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Forss House is a delightful 1810 country house hotel set in 20 acres of woodland, below a waterfall, on a loop of the gently meandering River Forss.

Come to Forss House Hotel and explore the Northern Highlands for a treasure trove of things to see and do; wonderful cliff top and inland walks, castles, and brochs, mountain biking, numerous links golf courses, hunting and stalking, horse riding, adventures on the high seas and lochs, amazing bird life, wildlife and flora to find, renowned wind surfing or simply a good book by a log fire with a dram or two.

For those enjoying the North Coast 500 Forss House is a great stopping off point for a night or two or if time is short just come in for dinner to enjoy some of the best local food you’ll find on your route.

A Warm Scottish Highland Welcome at Forss House

Whatever you do under the big Caithness skies, you will have time, space and a lungful of fresh air to rejuvenate your batteries. Wherever you go you will meet Caithness folk and a place where people still make time for each other.

At Forss House you will be welcomed by Anne and Eilidh, aided and abetted by our small local team, who are always happy to offer advice on where to go and what to do. Our 14 hotel bedrooms have all been recently restored to their former glory and will give you a comfortable base for your adventures – whether you are staying for business or pleasure.

2 AA rosette Restaurant

The restaurant at Forss House has a reputation as one of the finest in the North and is the only 2AA Rosette restaurant in Caithness. Our Chefs are lucky enough to have some of the finest produce to cook with, straight from the neighbouring estates and seas that surround us.

Forss House Hotel is a great stop off point for the Caithness leg of the North Coast 500
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