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TITLE
The Pier and Beach, John O' Groats
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_1595
PLACENAME
John o' Groats
DISTRICT
Caithness - Northern
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Canisbay
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
33512
KEYWORDS
postcards
Caithness
piers
beaches
villages
poems
The Pier and Beach, John O' Groats

Postcard showing the Pier and Beach at John O' Groats.

John O' Groats is the furthest village from Land's End on the British mainland - a full 876 miles separates the two points.

The postcard includes a poem:

"The sparklin sea wi' sun's bright rays,
The silvery beach on summer days,
The headlands, points and little bays
are here
WHERE SCOTLAND ENDS."

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The Pier and Beach, John O' Groats

CAITHNESS: Canisbay

postcards; Caithness; piers; beaches; villages; poems

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

Postcard showing the Pier and Beach at John O' Groats.<br /> <br /> John O' Groats is the furthest village from Land's End on the British mainland - a full 876 miles separates the two points.<br /> <br /> The postcard includes a poem: <br /> <br /> "The sparklin sea wi' sun's bright rays, <br /> The silvery beach on summer days, <br /> The headlands, points and little bays <br /> are here<br /> WHERE SCOTLAND ENDS."