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Wick Heritage Museum

18-27 Bank Row, Wick, Caithness, KW1 5EY

The centre holds a rich collection of items relating to Wick and its fishing heritage.

Cape Wrath Lighthouse

Nr Durness, Scotland, UK

On Scotland’s most north westerly tip the light house, built in 1828, can be reached by a short ferry crossing and...

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.

Bonar Bridge

Bonar Bridge, Scotland, UK

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...

Rubha Reidh Lighthouse

Gairloch, Ross-shire, IV21 2EA

This lighthouse, built in 1912, marks the entrance to Loch Ewe. In World War II it was an important assembly area for…

Stoer Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

The keepers of this lighthouse, built in 1870, some 12 miles by single track road from Lochinver were relatively self...

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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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...

Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill

Clachtoll, Scotland, UK

Mermaid of the North

Ballintore, Scotland, UK

Dunrobin Castle, Garden and Museum

Golspie, Sutherland, KW10 6SF

This ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Sutherland is the largest house in the Scottish Highlands.

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The Farr Stone

Bettyhill, Scotland, UK

Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab

Hilton of Cadbole, Scotland, UK

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.

1 Wick Heritage Museum 18-27 Bank Row, Wick, Caithness, KW1 5EY
2 Cape Wrath Lighthouse Nr Durness, Scotland, UK
3 Nigg Cross-Slab by Tain, Ross-shire, IV19
4 Bonar Bridge Bonar Bridge, Scotland, UK
5 Shandwick Cross-Slab by Tain, Ross-shire, IV20
6 Rubha Reidh Lighthouse Gairloch, Ross-shire, IV21 2EA
7 Stoer Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
8 Castle and Gardens of Mey Mey, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 8XH 5 stars
9 Dunnet Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
10 Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill Clachtoll, Scotland, UK
11 Mermaid of the North Ballintore, Scotland, UK
12 Dunrobin Castle, Garden and Museum Golspie, Sutherland, KW10 6SF
13 The Farr Stone Bettyhill, Scotland, UK
14 Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab Hilton of Cadbole, Scotland, UK
15 Dun Dornaigil (HS) Altnaharra, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK

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