Historic Attractions in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire
The most northerly point on the Scottish mainland has had a lighthouse since 1831.
There is a car park close to...
This 41m (134ft) high red banded lighthouse, completed in 1830, is the tallest on the Scottish mainland. Its...
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...
Mey, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 8XH
The most northerly castle on the Scottish mainland, it was built between 1566 and 1572. The castle was acquired by Her...
The keepers of this lighthouse, built in 1870, some 12 miles by single track road from Lochinver were relatively self...
The lighthouse at Scotland’s north westerly tip was built in 1828. It can be reached today by a short ferry crossing...
18-27 Bank Row, Wick, Caithness, KW1 5EY
The centre holds a rich collection of items relating to Wick and its fishing heritage including boats and part of a...
by Golspie, Sutherland, KW9
This substantial broch, with outer defences and traces of houses, stands on a terrace overlooking the sea.
by Tain, Ross-shire, IV19
This handsome Pictish cross-slab has crosses on both sides. Below one is the beautifully carved figure of a man on horseback.
Wick, Caithness, KW1 4QT
Castle Sinclair Girnigoe was built around the late 14th to early 15th centuries on a rocky promontory, and was defended on...
This lighthouse built in 1924 is well worth the extra few minutes’ drive from John o’ Groats. Magnificent coastal...
Ulbster, Lybster, Caithness, KW2
An extraordinary harbour reached by a flight of 330 steps cut into the cliff. Many boats once fished from here, their...
Auckengill, Keiss, by Wick, Caithness, KW1 4XP
Come and explore the broch heritage of Caithness at this new and state of the art Centre.An ideal stopping point on the...
Alness, Ross-shire, IV17
Erected around 1783 by General Sir Hector Munro to provide employment in a time of famine, the monument is said to be a...
|1||Dunnet Head Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|2||Tarbat Ness Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|3||Dunrobin Castle, Garden and Museum||Golspie, Sutherland, KW10 6SF|
|4||Castle and Gardens of Mey||Mey, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 8XH|
|5||Stoer Head Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|6||Cape Wrath Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|7||Wick Heritage Museum||18-27 Bank Row, Wick, Caithness, KW1 5EY|
|8||Carn Liath (HS)||by Golspie, Sutherland, KW9|
|9||Edderton Cross-Slab||by Tain, Ross-shire, IV19|
|10||Castle Sinclair Girnigoe||Wick, Caithness, KW1 4QT|
|11||Duncansby Head Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|12||Whaligoe Steps and Harbour||Ulbster, Lybster, Caithness, KW2|
|13||Caithness Broch Centre||Auckengill, Keiss, by Wick, Caithness, KW1 4XP|
|14||Fyrish Monument||Alness, Ross-shire, IV17|
|15||Ullapool||Ullapool, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK|
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