Historic Attractions in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire
Subcategory: Historic Sites & Monuments
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...
Lybster, Caithness, KW3
More than 22 rows of low slabs arranged in a slightly fan-shaped pattern. They may have been a prehistoric observatory.
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...
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...
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.
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...
Lybster, Caithness, KW1
The two huge neolithic cairns are particularly impressive. One is round with a corbelled central chamber and passage. The...
by Golspie, Sutherland, KW9
This substantial broch, with outer defences and traces of houses, stands on a terrace overlooking the sea.
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...
by Wick, Caithness, KW1
This attractive harbour and its fine slate roofed warehouse were both built in 1831. Beside the warehouse, sunk back into...
|1||Fleet Mound||Golspie, Sutherland, KW10|
|2||Hill O' Many Stanes (HS)||Lybster, Caithness, KW3|
|3||Castletown Harbour||by Thurso, Caithness, KW14|
|4||Dun Dornaigil (HS)||Altnaharra, Wester Ross, IV27|
|5||Edderton Cross-Slab||by Tain, Ross-shire, IV19|
|6||Shandwick Cross-Slab||by Tain, Ross-shire, IV20|
|7||Grey Cairns of Camster (HS)||Lybster, Caithness, KW1|
|8||Carn Liath (HS)||by Golspie, Sutherland, KW9|
|9||Whaligoe Steps and Harbour||Ulbster, Lybster, Caithness, KW2|
|10||Fyrish Monument||Alness, Ross-shire, IV17|
|11||Keiss Harbour||by Wick, Caithness, KW1|
|12||Nigg Cross-Slab||by Tain, Ross-shire, IV19|
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