Historic Attractions in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire
Subcategory: Castles & Stately Homes, Historic Sites & Monuments or Lighthouses
Three miles north of Wick, this 1849 lighthouse was first in Scotland to have diagonal framing to the light-room glass....
Wick, Caithness, KW1
This late 16th century tower-house, dramatically sited on the edge of the cliff, is reached by a path from Keiss harbour....
by Wick, Caithness, KW1
This attractive harbour and its fine slate roofed warehouse were both built in 1831. Beside the warehouse, sunk back into...
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...
Ulbster, Lybster, Caithness, KW2
An extraordinary harbour reached by a flight of 330 steps cut into the cliff. Many boats once fished from here, their...
Lybster, Caithness, KW3
More than 22 rows of low slabs arranged in a slightly fan-shaped pattern. They may have been a prehistoric observatory.
Lybster, Caithness, KW1
The two huge neolithic cairns are particularly impressive. One is round with a corbelled central chamber and passage. The...
Loch Assynt, Inchnadamph, Sutherland, IV27
Ardvreck Castle is situated on a rocky promontory that juts into Loch Assynt. The three-storey tower was built by the...
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...
The first all-electric lighthouse to be built in Scotland, it was lit in 1958. It is a fifteen minute walk from the public...
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...
|1||Noss Head Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|2||Keiss Castle||Wick, Caithness, KW1|
|3||Keiss Harbour||by Wick, Caithness, KW1|
|4||Shandwick Cross-Slab||by Tain, Ross-shire, IV20|
|5||Whaligoe Steps and Harbour||Ulbster, Lybster, Caithness, KW2|
|6||Hill O' Many Stanes (HS)||Lybster, Caithness, KW3|
|7||Grey Cairns of Camster (HS)||Lybster, Caithness, KW1|
|8||Ardvreck Castle||Loch Assynt, Inchnadamph, Sutherland, IV27|
|9||Castletown Harbour||by Thurso, Caithness, KW14|
|10||Strathy Point Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|11||Fleet Mound||Golspie, Sutherland, KW10|
|12||Castle of Old Wick (HS)||Wick, Caithness, KW1 5|
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