Historic Attractions in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire
Subcategory: Castles & Stately Homes, Historic Sites & Monuments or Lighthouses
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...
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...
by Golspie, Sutherland, KW9
This substantial broch, with outer defences and traces of houses, stands on a terrace overlooking the sea.
by Thurso, Caithness, KW14
This fine harbour was built in 1824 to serve the nearby quarry. Ships laden with paving stones sailed from here to England...
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...
Lybster, Caithness, KW1
The two huge neolithic cairns are particularly impressive. One is round with a corbelled central chamber and passage. The...
This lighthouse, built in 1912, marks the entrance to Loch Ewe. In World War II it was an important assembly area for...
Altnaharra, Wester Ross, IV27
Still impressive with a section of its outside wall standing to almost 7 metres, it has a fine lintel stone over the...
Lybster, Caithness, KW3
More than 22 rows of low slabs arranged in a slightly fan-shaped pattern. They may have been a prehistoric observatory.
This lighthouse built in 1924 is well worth the extra few minutes’ drive from John o’ Groats. Magnificent coastal...
Wick, Caithness, KW1 4QT
Castle Sinclair Girnigoe was built around the late 14th to early 15th centuries on a rocky promontory, and was defended on...
|1||Castle of Old Wick (HS)||Wick, Caithness, KW1 5|
|2||Shandwick Cross-Slab||by Tain, Ross-shire, IV20|
|3||Carn Liath (HS)||by Golspie, Sutherland, KW9|
|4||Castletown Harbour||by Thurso, Caithness, KW14|
|5||Fleet Mound||Golspie, Sutherland, KW10|
|6||Grey Cairns of Camster (HS)||Lybster, Caithness, KW1|
|7||Rubha Reidh Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|8||Dun Dornaigil (HS)||Altnaharra, Wester Ross, IV27|
|9||Hill O' Many Stanes (HS)||Lybster, Caithness, KW3|
|10||Duncansby Head Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|11||Castle Sinclair Girnigoe||Wick, Caithness, KW1 4QT|
|12||Keiss Harbour||by Wick, Caithness, KW1|
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