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Historic Attractions in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire

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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...

Bonar Bridge

Bonar Bridge, Scotland, UK

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...

Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab

Hilton of Cadbole, Scotland, UK

Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill

Clachtoll, Scotland, UK

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.

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.

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...

The Farr Stone

Bettyhill, 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...

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…

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.

1 Fleet Mound Golspie, Sutherland, KW10
2 Bonar Bridge Bonar Bridge, Scotland, UK
3 Tarbat Ness Lighthouse Scotland, UK
4 Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab Hilton of Cadbole, Scotland, UK
5 Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill Clachtoll, Scotland, UK
6 Carn Liath (HS) by Golspie, Sutherland, Scotland, UK
7 Nigg Cross-Slab by Tain, Ross-shire, IV19
8 Dunnet Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
9 Dun Dornaigil (HS) Altnaharra, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK
10 Rubha Reidh Lighthouse Gairloch, Ross-shire, IV21 2EA
11 Stoer Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
12 The Farr Stone Bettyhill, Scotland, UK
13 Shandwick Cross-Slab by Tain, Ross-shire, IV20
14 Castle of Old Wick (HS) Wick, Caithness, KW1 5
15 Wick Heritage Museum 18-27 Bank Row, Wick, Caithness, KW1 5EY

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