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Golf in Northern Highlands Golf in Northern Highlands »

The Northern Highlands is one of the most stimulating places in Britain to play a round of golf, with many varied links courses including Dornoch the ‘St Andrews of the North’.

Pictish Eaglestone Pictish Kingdom

The eastern side of the Northern Highlands was once a stronghold of the Picts. Their beautifully carved 1000 year old crosses and symbol stones can be seen at Edderton, Nigg and Shandwick, and in the museums at Rosemarkie and Dunrobin.

Historic Sites & Monuments in the Northern Highlands

Inverewe Sub-tropical gardens in Northern Highlands Sub-Tropical Gardens

The warming effects of the North Atlantic Drift mean frost protection for a variety of tender plants - see them in some spectacular gardens, including the famous Inverewe

Gardens in the Northern Highlands

Dunrobin Castle in the Northern Highlands Castles

The largest house in the north - Dunrobin Castle - is here, as is the northern retreat of the late Queen Mother at the Castle of Mey, along with other historic fortresses.

Castles & Stately Homes in the Northern Highlands

Ullapool Northern Highlands Historic Towns

Among the delightful towns in the Northern Highlands are: whitewashed Ullapool, once an 18th century fishing station; the herring boom town of Wick and the historic burgh of Cromarty.

Towns & Villages in the Northern Highlands

Sea Cruises Sea Cruises

Plenty of sea-cruising in the Northern Highlands - visit a garden only accessible by boat, or take a trip to the Summer Isles or even Orkney.

Cruises & Railways in the Northern Highlands

Ben Eighe Landscape Highlights

From the peaty lochans and open spaces of the Flow Country to the craggy sandstone heights of the Torridons, the Northern Highlands offer spectacular landscape contrasts.

3 Puffins Northern Highlands Highland Wildlife »

Northern bird specialities in plenty here, including divers and skuas; some of Scotland’s best seabird cliffs plus superb botanical sites, especially on limestone. Unspoilt country - lots to enjoy.

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