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Historic Attractions in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire

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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...

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...

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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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...

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.

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...

Rosal Clearance Township

Strathnaver, Scotland, UK

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.

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.

Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab

Hilton of Cadbole, Scotland, UK

Hill O' Many Stanes (HS)

Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6BA

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

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...

Mermaid of the North

Ballintore, Scotland, UK

1 Dunnet Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
2 Tarbat Ness Lighthouse Scotland, UK
3 Castle and Gardens of Mey Mey, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 8XH 5 stars
4 Badbea Helmsdale, Scotland, UK
5 Cape Wrath Lighthouse Nr Durness, Scotland, UK
6 Grey Cairns of Camster (HS) Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6AP
7 Fleet Mound Golspie, Sutherland, KW10
8 Rosal Clearance Township Strathnaver, Scotland, UK
9 Bonar Bridge Bonar Bridge, Scotland, UK
10 Carn Liath (HS) by Golspie, Sutherland, Scotland, UK
11 Wick Heritage Museum 18-27 Bank Row, Wick, Caithness, KW1 5EY
12 Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab Hilton of Cadbole, Scotland, UK
13 Hill O' Many Stanes (HS) Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6BA
14 Stoer Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
15 Mermaid of the North Ballintore, Scotland, UK

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