Historic Attractions in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire
Subcategory: Castles & Stately Homes, Historic Sites & Monuments or Towns & Villages
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...
by Golspie, Sutherland, KW9
This substantial broch, with outer defences and traces of houses, stands on a terrace overlooking the sea.
by Tain, Ross-shire, IV19
This handsome Pictish cross-slab has crosses on both sides. Below one is the beautifully carved figure of a man on horseback.
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...
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...
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...
Ullapool, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK
This charming small town with its whitewashed houses, spacious streets, and sheltered harbour was established in 1788 to...
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 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...
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...
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...
Lybster, Caithness, KW3
More than 22 rows of low slabs arranged in a slightly fan-shaped pattern. They may have been a prehistoric observatory.
|1||Dunrobin Castle, Garden and Museum||Golspie, Sutherland, KW10 6SF|
|2||Castle and Gardens of Mey||Mey, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 8XH|
|3||Carn Liath (HS)||by Golspie, Sutherland, KW9|
|4||Edderton Cross-Slab||by Tain, Ross-shire, IV19|
|5||Castle Sinclair Girnigoe||Wick, Caithness, KW1 4QT|
|6||Whaligoe Steps and Harbour||Ulbster, Lybster, Caithness, KW2|
|7||Fyrish Monument||Alness, Ross-shire, IV17|
|8||Ullapool||Ullapool, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK|
|9||Castle of Old Wick (HS)||Wick, Caithness, KW1 5|
|10||Castletown Harbour||by Thurso, Caithness, KW14|
|11||Fleet Mound||Golspie, Sutherland, KW10|
|12||Shandwick Cross-Slab||by Tain, Ross-shire, IV20|
|13||Ardvreck Castle||Loch Assynt, Inchnadamph, Sutherland, IV27|
|14||Hill O' Many Stanes (HS)||Lybster, Caithness, KW3|
|15||Keiss Castle||Wick, Caithness, KW1|
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