Historic Attractions in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire
Subcategory: Castles & Stately Homes, Heritage Centres & Ships, Historic Sites & Monuments or Lighthouses
The lighthouse at Scotland’s north westerly tip was built in 1828. It can be reached today by a short ferry crossing...
Golspie, Sutherland, KW10 6SF
This ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Sutherland is the largest house in the Scottish Highlands. Re-modelled in the...
Mey, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 8XH
The most northerly castle on the Scottish mainland, it was built between 1566 and 1572. The castle was acquired by Her...
This 41m (134ft) high red banded lighthouse, completed in 1830, is the tallest on the Scottish mainland. Its...
The most northerly point on the Scottish mainland has had a lighthouse since 1831.
There is a car park close to...
The keepers of this lighthouse, built in 1870, some 12 miles by single track road from Lochinver were relatively self...
Alness, Ross-shire, IV17
Erected around 1783 by General Sir Hector Munro to provide employment in a time of famine, the monument is said to be a...
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...
by Golspie, Sutherland, KW9
This substantial broch, with outer defences and traces of houses, stands on a terrace overlooking the sea.
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...
Three miles north of Wick, this 1849 lighthouse was first in Scotland to have diagonal framing to the light-room glass....
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.
Lybster, Caithness, KW1
The two huge neolithic cairns are particularly impressive. One is round with a corbelled central chamber and passage. The...
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...
|1||Cape Wrath Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|2||Dunrobin Castle, Garden and Museum||Golspie, Sutherland, KW10 6SF|
|3||Castle and Gardens of Mey||Mey, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 8XH|
|4||Tarbat Ness Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|5||Dunnet Head Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|6||Stoer Head Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|7||Fyrish Monument||Alness, Ross-shire, IV17|
|8||Fleet Mound||Golspie, Sutherland, KW10|
|9||Carn Liath (HS)||by Golspie, Sutherland, KW9|
|10||Dun Dornaigil (HS)||Altnaharra, Wester Ross, IV27|
|11||Noss Head Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|12||Nigg Cross-Slab||by Tain, Ross-shire, IV19|
|13||Grey Cairns of Camster (HS)||Lybster, Caithness, KW1|
|14||Shandwick Cross-Slab||by Tain, Ross-shire, IV20|
|15||Holburn Head Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
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