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Natural Features in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire

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Achness Waterfall

Rosehall, Lairg, Scotland, UK

Spectacular falls in a narrow wooded gorge on the River Cassley.

North West Highlands Geopark

Lairg, Sutherland, IV27 4HH

Stunning mountain landscapes, clean sandy beaches, ancient settlements and thriving communities.

Dundonnell River Falls

Dundonnell, Scotland, UK

An attractive waterfall where the Dundonnell river rushes through a narrow rocky gorge.

Smoo Cave

Scotland, UK

Scotland’s most spectacular cave with a huge entrance, a bridge to the second chamber and an 80 foot waterfall. Well worth...

Falls of Balgy

Nr Torridon, Scotland, UK

A splendid series of falls on the River Balgy as it falls steeply to the sea.

Clashnessie Falls

Clashnessie, Scotland, UK

Well worth a visit, these dramatic 15 metre falls are a short walk from the road.

Russell Burn

Applecross, Scotland, UK

A dramatic waterfall just off the Bealach na Ba.

Allt a'Mhuiseil

Lairg, Scotland, UK

A great tumbling series of falls on the Allt a'Mhuiseil.

Am Buachaille Sea-Stack, Sandwood Bay

Scotland, UK

This dramatic sandstone stack 65m (215ft) high was first climbed in 1968.

Achanaras Quarry – fossils

Scotland, UK

This former working quarry has become a famous site in the fossil-hunters’ world.

Wailing Widow Falls

Unapool, Scotland, UK

Superb 15m falls, they are well worth the short walk.

Thurso Shore – fossils

Scotland, UK

The shore and cliffs here are especially rich in fish beds, with scales, teeth and sometimes complete fish to be found.

Victoria Falls

Kinlochewe, Scotland, UK

Lovely falls visited by Queen Victoria in 1877 and named after her.

Helmsdale Shore – fossils

Scotland, UK

The shoreline of Helmsdale has a complex geology, as well as a reputation for being one of the best places for Jurassic...

Clo Mor cliffs, Sutherland

Scotland, UK

The highest mainland cliffs in the UK at 281m(920ft)with a huge seabird colony they are usually visited via passenger ferry.

1 Achness Waterfall Rosehall, Lairg, Scotland, UK
2 North West Highlands Geopark Lairg, Sutherland, IV27 4HH
3 Dundonnell River Falls Dundonnell, Scotland, UK
4 Smoo Cave Scotland, UK
5 Falls of Balgy Nr Torridon, Scotland, UK
6 Clashnessie Falls Clashnessie, Scotland, UK
7 Russell Burn Applecross, Scotland, UK
8 Allt a'Mhuiseil Lairg, Scotland, UK
9 Am Buachaille Sea-Stack, Sandwood Bay Scotland, UK
10 Achanaras Quarry – fossils Scotland, UK
11 Wailing Widow Falls Unapool, Scotland, UK
12 Thurso Shore – fossils Scotland, UK
13 Victoria Falls Kinlochewe, Scotland, UK
14 Helmsdale Shore – fossils Scotland, UK
15 Clo Mor cliffs, Sutherland Scotland, UK

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