Natural Features in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire
This former working quarry has become a famous site in the fossil-hunters’ world.
These impressive falls just off the A32 are a good place to see salmon jumping as they try to reach their spawning ground...
Usually described as around 650ft or around 200m, this is Britain’s longest fall, and requires a rough walk-in on a...
In woodland near Evanton the Black Rock Gorge is a spectacularly narrow box-canyon, 36m(120 ft)deep.
The shoreline of Helmsdale has a complex geology, as well as a reputation for being one of the best places for Jurassic...
These 20m (65ft) high falls are the end of the line for salmon making their way up the River Kirkaig.
The highest mainland cliffs in the UK at 281m(920ft)with a huge seabird colony they are usually visited via passenger ferry.
The shore and cliffs here are especially rich in fish beds, with scales, teeth and sometimes complete fish to be found.
Scotland’s most spectacular cave with a huge entrance, a bridge to the second chamber and an 80 foot waterfall. Well...
The finest example of a ‘box canyon’ in Britain it is easily accessed from just off the main Ullapool road.
One mile upstream from the river mouth, a short section of Jurassic rock is exposed.
This dramatic sandstone stack 65m (215ft) high was first climbed in 1968.
|1||Achanaras Quarry – fossils||Scotland, UK|
|2||Falls of Rogue||Scotland, UK|
|3||Eas a’ Coul Aulin – waterfall||Scotland, UK|
|4||Black Rock Gorge - nr Evanton||Scotland, UK|
|5||Helmsdale Shore – fossils||Scotland, UK|
|6||Falls of Kirkaig||Scotland, UK|
|7||Clo Mor cliffs, Sutherland||Scotland, UK|
|8||Thurso Shore – fossils||Scotland, UK|
|9||Smoo Cave||Scotland, UK|
|10||Corrieshalloch Gorge, nr Ullapool||Scotland, UK|
|11||River Brora fossil site||Scotland, UK|
|12||Am Buachaille Sea-Stack, Sandwood Bay||Scotland, UK|
|13||Falls of Glomach||Scotland, UK|
|14||Falls of Shin||Scotland, UK|
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