Attractions in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire
by Golspie, Sutherland, KW9
This substantial broch, with outer defences and traces of houses, stands on a terrace overlooking the sea.
Golspie, Sutherland, KW10 6SF
This ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Sutherland is the largest house in the Scottish Highlands. Re-modelled in the…
Achtercairn, Gairloch, Ross-shire, IV21 2BP
Take a journey through time in the north west Highlands at the Gairloch Heritage Museum, discovering the culture, heritage…
Ferry Office, John O'Groats, Caithness, KW1 4YR
Wildlife Cruises daily from John O'Groats. See plenty of birdlife, seals and sometimes killer whales and porpoise.
Kinlochbervie, Scotland, UK
A beautiful quiet beach, well off the beaten track, it is linked to two other smaller beaches.
This 41m (134ft) high red banded lighthouse, completed in 1830, is the tallest on the Scottish mainland. Its pre-automation...
An outstanding beach with superb dunes, it is reached by a rewarding walk from Invernaver.
Altnaharra, Wester Ross, IV27
Also known as Dun Dornadilla, a well preserved broch with a distinctive entrance, standing to a height of 6.7 metres.
Shandwick, Scotland, UK
This beautiful gently sloping beach, with rock pools at either end, runs east from the harbour at Balintore.
Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6AP
Two fully excavated and restored chambered burial cairns of Neolitic date. There is access to chambers.
Thurso, Scotland, UK
A most attractive beach at the mouth of the River Halladale it is reached by a short track signposted off the A896.
|1||Carn Liath (HS)||by Golspie, Sutherland, KW9|
|2||Dunrobin Castle, Garden and Museum||Golspie, Sutherland, KW10 6SF|
|3||Ardmair Beach||Coigach, Scotland, UK|
|4||Gairloch Heritage Museum||Achtercairn, Gairloch, Ross-shire, IV21 2BP|
|5||John O'Groats Wildlife Cruises||Ferry Office, John O'Groats, Caithness, KW1 4YR|
|6||Oldshoremore Beach||Kinlochbervie, Scotland, UK|
|7||Tarbat Ness Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|8||Brora Beach||Scotland, UK|
|9||Torrisdale Bay||Scotland, UK|
|10||Dun Dornaigil (HS)||Altnaharra, Wester Ross, IV27|
|11||Shandwick Beach||Shandwick, Scotland, UK|
|12||Applecross Bay||Scotland, UK|
|13||Grey Cairns of Camster (HS)||Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6AP|
|14||Melvich Beach||Thurso, Scotland, UK|
|15||Achmelvich Bay||Achmelvich, Scotland, UK|
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