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Historic Attractions in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire

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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.

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...

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.

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

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...

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...

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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Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill

Clachtoll, Scotland, UK

The Farr Stone

Bettyhill, 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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Mermaid of the North

Ballintore, Scotland, UK

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.

Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab

Hilton of Cadbole, Scotland, UK

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...

1 Wick Heritage Museum 18-27 Bank Row, Wick, Caithness, KW1 5EY
2 Tarbat Ness Lighthouse Scotland, UK
3 Carn Liath (HS) by Golspie, Sutherland, Scotland, UK
4 Nigg Cross-Slab by Tain, Ross-shire, IV19
5 Bonar Bridge Bonar Bridge, Scotland, UK
6 Cape Wrath Lighthouse Nr Durness, Scotland, UK
7 Shandwick Cross-Slab by Tain, Ross-shire, IV20
8 Castle and Gardens of Mey Mey, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 8XH 5 stars
9 Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill Clachtoll, Scotland, UK
10 The Farr Stone Bettyhill, Scotland, UK
11 Dunrobin Castle, Garden and Museum Golspie, Sutherland, KW10 6SF
12 Mermaid of the North Ballintore, Scotland, UK
13 Grey Cairns of Camster (HS) Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6AP
14 Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab Hilton of Cadbole, Scotland, UK
15 Stoer Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK

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