Close to John O' Groats in the north of Scotland is Skirza, a small crofting and historic fishing community. Skirza has a small fishing jetty / slipway and is close to a number of ancient brochs including the Skirza Head broch dating from the Iron Age and inhabited around 1900 and 2500 years ago. The Nybster broch is also nearby. Skirza is off the main A99 route leading to John O' Groats from Wick and you pass the outstanding sandy beach at Freswick. The road ends at Skirza and you need to go back along the single track road to the A99.