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Historic Attractions in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire

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Badbea

Helmsdale, 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...

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...

Bonar Bridge

Bonar Bridge, 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.

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...

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…

Hill O' Many Stanes (HS)

Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6BA

More than 190 low stone slabs are arranged in rows down a hillside.

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.

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...

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…

Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill

Clachtoll, Scotland, UK

The Farr Stone

Bettyhill, Scotland, UK

Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab

Hilton of Cadbole, Scotland, UK

1 Badbea Helmsdale, Scotland, UK
2 Cape Wrath Lighthouse Nr Durness, Scotland, UK
3 Stoer Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
4 Bonar Bridge Bonar Bridge, Scotland, UK
5 Carn Liath (HS) by Golspie, Sutherland, Scotland, UK
6 Shandwick Cross-Slab by Tain, Ross-shire, IV20
7 Rosal Clearance Township Strathnaver, Scotland, UK
8 Castle of Old Wick (HS) Wick, Caithness, KW1 5
9 Hill O' Many Stanes (HS) Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6BA
10 Nigg Cross-Slab by Tain, Ross-shire, IV19
11 Fleet Mound Golspie, Sutherland, KW10
12 Rubha Reidh Lighthouse Gairloch, Ross-shire, IV21 2EA
13 Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill Clachtoll, Scotland, UK
14 The Farr Stone Bettyhill, Scotland, UK
15 Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab Hilton of Cadbole, Scotland, UK

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