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Historic Attractions in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire

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Hill O' Many Stanes (HS)

Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6BA

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

Rosal Clearance Township

Strathnaver, Scotland, UK

The Farr Stone

Bettyhill, Scotland, UK

Mermaid of the North

Ballintore, Scotland, UK

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.

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.

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...

Badbea

Helmsdale, 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.

Hilton of Cadboll Cross Slab

Hilton of Cadbole, 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.

Stronchrubie Burnt Mound

Inchnadamph, Scotland, UK

Calda House

Inchnadamph, Scotland, UK

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

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