There is not much to tonights post but there is a reason for that.. there is not much to John O Groats. It consists of not much more than a large car park, a sign that reads John O groats where a photographer will charge an arm and a leg for a photo of you standing beside it, a run down hotel, a hamburger van and the last house museum and shop.
I used to smile when I passed a hand painted sign post on the road to its neighbouring village of Gills. It read "A Gill is better than a Groat any day". I presume it was good humoured rivalry between the ferrys that depart from both villages.