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Fleet Mound

Golspie, Sutherland, KW10

This great embankment was built in 1814 - 1816 to carry the new road across Loch Fleet. The old bridge is fitted with...

Grey Cairns of Camster (HS)

Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6AP

Two fully excavated and restored chambered burial cairns of Neolitic date. There is access to chambers.

Carn Liath (HS)

by Golspie, Sutherland, Scotland, UK

This substantial broch, with outer defences and traces of houses, stands on a terrace overlooking the sea.

Badbea

Helmsdale, Scotland, UK

Rosal Clearance Township

Strathnaver, Scotland, UK

Castle of Old Wick (HS)

Wick, Caithness, KW1 5

The ruins of the Castle of Old Wick are dramatically located on top of steep cliffs overlooking the sea. The simple…

Mermaid of the North

Ballintore, Scotland, UK

The Farr Stone

Bettyhill, Scotland, UK

Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill

Clachtoll, Scotland, UK

Castle and Gardens of Mey

Mey, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 8XH

The most northerly castle on the Scottish mainland, it was built between 1566 and 1572.

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Shandwick Cross-Slab

by Tain, Ross-shire, IV20

An outstanding Pictish monument, on one side is a prominent cross, on the other there are various symbols and scenes...

Dunnet Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

The most northerly point on the Scottish mainland has had a lighthouse since 1831.

There is a car park close to the...

Dun Dornaigil (HS)

Altnaharra, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK

Also known as Dun Dornadilla, a well preserved broch with a distinctive entrance, standing to a height of 6.7 metres.

Nigg Cross-Slab

by Tain, Ross-shire, IV19

One of the finest Pictish cross-slabs with elaborate bossed panels, beasts and symbols. Inside the old church at Nigg.

Tarbat Ness Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

This 41m (134ft) high red banded lighthouse, completed in 1830, is the tallest on the Scottish mainland. Its pre-automation...

1 Fleet Mound Golspie, Sutherland, KW10
2 Grey Cairns of Camster (HS) Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6AP
3 Carn Liath (HS) by Golspie, Sutherland, Scotland, UK
4 Badbea Helmsdale, Scotland, UK
5 Rosal Clearance Township Strathnaver, Scotland, UK
6 Castle of Old Wick (HS) Wick, Caithness, KW1 5
7 Mermaid of the North Ballintore, Scotland, UK
8 The Farr Stone Bettyhill, Scotland, UK
9 Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill Clachtoll, Scotland, UK
10 Castle and Gardens of Mey Mey, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 8XH 5 stars
11 Shandwick Cross-Slab by Tain, Ross-shire, IV20
12 Dunnet Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
13 Dun Dornaigil (HS) Altnaharra, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK
14 Nigg Cross-Slab by Tain, Ross-shire, IV19
15 Tarbat Ness Lighthouse Scotland, UK

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