Golspie trip planner
Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free
day by day itinerary for free
Golspie is a village in Sutherland, Highland, Scotland, which lies on the North Sea coast in the shadow of Ben Bhraggie . It has a population of around 1,650.HistoryThe name derives from the Norse for "gully village''.Centred on Loch Fleet, three miles south of Golspie, is a national nature reserve with wading birds, wildfowl and seals. Osprey, terns and swallows frequent the loch in summer. Rare wild flowers and plants can be seen in nearby Balblair Wood.There are four hotels, several guesthouses and bed and breakfast premises as well as self-catering cottages. Dunrobin Castle, the seat of Clan Sutherland, is nearby and has falconry displays. There is a static caravan site. The Old Bank Road drill hall was completed in 1892.CultureGolspie hosted the National Mòd in 1977 and 1995.The village has a Choral Group, Rotary Club, and dancing classes. At the start of August Golspie Gala Week is held. Among the 100 events staged throughout the week are a car-banger derby, a fancy dress parade, a wheelbarrow race and a parade of massed pipe bands as a finale. Golspie Heritage Society has a permanent home in the former Fisherman's Welcome on Station Road. The IT-equipped public library, open for limited periods four days weekly, is in the Community Centre complex adjoining the High School.Use our international travel planner: Golspie and all its delights await.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Golspie
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Top Golspie tours
$977 BOOK WITH VIATOR 5-Day Orkney & Scotland's Northern Coast Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh
Duration: 5 days
$69 BOOK WITH VIATOR John O'Groats, Dunrobin Castle & the Far North from Inverness
Duration: 11 hours 15 minutes
$149 BOOK WITH VIATOR Legendary Glenmorangie Distillery Visit... and more from Inverness
Duration: 5 hours
$84 BOOK WITH VIATOR Dunrobin Castle and Glenmorangie Distillery 8 Seater Bus Tour from Inverness
Duration: 8 hours
$134 BOOK WITH VIATOR Tour 1 - Dunrobin Fairytale Castle, Millionaire's View, Dornoch village & shops
Duration: 6 to 8 hours
Popular things to do in Golspie
Side trips from Golspie
Places to visit with Golspie
EdinburghTrip planner BEST FOR: Castle, Landmark, Historic Site GlasgowTrip planner BEST FOR: Art Museum, Specialty Museum, Nightlife AviemoreTrip planner BEST FOR: Ski Area, Nature / Park, Theme Park InvernessTrip planner BEST FOR: Distillery Tour, Water Body, Historic Site GlencoeTrip planner BEST FOR: Valley, Scenic Walking Area, Hiking Trail
Recently planned trips to Golspie
8 days in Scottish Highlands BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM Fort William Kyle of Lochalsh Golspie 31 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL Inverness Golspie Durness 44 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM INDIA Edinburgh Glasgow Fort William 16 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM BELGIUM Edinburgh Inverness Golspie 24 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA Edinburgh Glasgow Fort William 22 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Glasgow Edinburgh Inverness