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Historic Attractions in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire

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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...

Rosal Clearance Township

Strathnaver, Scotland, UK

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.

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...

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.

Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab

Hilton of Cadbole, 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...

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

Badbea

Helmsdale, Scotland, UK

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...

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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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…

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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1 Tarbat Ness Lighthouse Scotland, UK
2 Rosal Clearance Township Strathnaver, Scotland, UK
3 Wick Heritage Museum 18-27 Bank Row, Wick, Caithness, KW1 5EY
4 Shandwick Cross-Slab by Tain, Ross-shire, IV20
5 Carn Liath (HS) by Golspie, Sutherland, Scotland, UK
6 Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab Hilton of Cadbole, Scotland, UK
7 Cape Wrath Lighthouse Nr Durness, Scotland, UK
8 Rubha Reidh Lighthouse Gairloch, Ross-shire, IV21 2EA
9 Altan na Bradhan Corn Mill Clachtoll, Scotland, UK
10 Badbea Helmsdale, Scotland, UK
11 Nigg Cross-Slab by Tain, Ross-shire, IV19
12 Dunnet Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
13 Castle and Gardens of Mey Mey, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 8XH 5 stars
14 Castle of Old Wick (HS) Wick, Caithness, KW1 5
15 Dunrobin Castle, Garden and Museum Golspie, Sutherland, KW10 6SF

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