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Historic Attractions in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire

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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.

Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab

Hilton of Cadbole, Scotland, UK

Rosal Clearance Township

Strathnaver, Scotland, UK

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.

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.

Hill O' Many Stanes (HS)

Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6BA

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

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.

Mermaid of the North

Ballintore, 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...

The Farr Stone

Bettyhill, Scotland, UK

Badbea

Helmsdale, 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...

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...

Baile An Or

Helmsdale, Scotland, UK

Stronchrubie Burnt Mound

Inchnadamph, Scotland, UK

1 Nigg Cross-Slab by Tain, Ross-shire, IV19
2 Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab Hilton of Cadbole, Scotland, UK
3 Rosal Clearance Township Strathnaver, Scotland, UK
4 Carn Liath (HS) by Golspie, Sutherland, Scotland, UK
5 Grey Cairns of Camster (HS) Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6AP
6 Hill O' Many Stanes (HS) Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6BA
7 Dun Dornaigil (HS) Altnaharra, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK
8 Mermaid of the North Ballintore, Scotland, UK
9 Shandwick Cross-Slab by Tain, Ross-shire, IV20
10 The Farr Stone Bettyhill, Scotland, UK
11 Badbea Helmsdale, Scotland, UK
12 Fleet Mound Golspie, Sutherland, KW10
13 Keiss Harbour by Wick, Caithness, KW1
14 Baile An Or Helmsdale, Scotland, UK
15 Stronchrubie Burnt Mound Inchnadamph, Scotland, UK

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