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Historic Attractions in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire

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Rosal Clearance Township

Strathnaver, Scotland, UK

Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab

Hilton of Cadbole, Scotland, UK

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...

Dun Dornaigil (HS)

Altnaharra, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK

Also known as Dun Dornadilla, a well preserved broch with a distinctive entrance, standing to a height of 6.7 metres.

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.

Hill O' Many Stanes (HS)

Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6BA

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

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.

The Farr Stone

Bettyhill, Scotland, UK

Badbea

Helmsdale, Scotland, UK

Shandwick Cross-Slab

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...

Mermaid of the North

Ballintore, Scotland, UK

Nigg Cross-Slab

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.

Calda House

Inchnadamph, Scotland, UK

Whaligoe Steps and Harbour

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...

Fyrish Monument

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 copy...

1 Rosal Clearance Township Strathnaver, Scotland, UK
2 Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab Hilton of Cadbole, Scotland, UK
3 Fleet Mound Golspie, Sutherland, KW10
4 Dun Dornaigil (HS) Altnaharra, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK
5 Carn Liath (HS) by Golspie, Sutherland, Scotland, UK
6 Hill O' Many Stanes (HS) Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6BA
7 Grey Cairns of Camster (HS) Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6AP
8 The Farr Stone Bettyhill, Scotland, UK
9 Badbea Helmsdale, Scotland, UK
10 Shandwick Cross-Slab by Tain, Ross-shire, IV20
11 Mermaid of the North Ballintore, Scotland, UK
12 Nigg Cross-Slab by Tain, Ross-shire, IV19
13 Calda House Inchnadamph, Scotland, UK
14 Whaligoe Steps and Harbour Ulbster, Lybster, Caithness, KW2
15 Fyrish Monument Alness, Ross-shire, IV17

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