Caithness and Sutherland

Scotland Travel Guide to the Far North of Scotland

Caithness & Sutherland

North of Inverness you will discover Caithness and Sutherland, two counties that covers an area from the east coast to the west of Scotland of Highland Scotland. At the far top right corner of the Scottish Highlands is the county of Caithness, an ancient land lived in by the Picts and invaded by the Vikings. Explore the far north of Scotland in pictures and maps and plan your next visit to Scotland and the Highlands of Scotland.

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When you visit Caithness and Sutherland you will discover stunning scenery making this area a perfect place for holidays for all the family. As the countryside and landscape varies from high rugged and remote mountain ranges and wild places,to crofting and farming communities and fishing towns and villages. The area has a fascinating range of old castles, remnants of pictish settlements, standing stones, and brochs along with the more recent effects of the clearances with abandoned villages and houses now long empty.

Caithness and Sutherland has enough to keep most adventurers busy for several weeks and for people lucky to live in this area of Scotland the ever changing seasons and weather offer a new perspective on the area with every movement of the clouds and ray of sunshine. It is indeed a magical area and we you are very welcome you to visit the area and enjoy the beautiful scenery, historic buildings and some of the loveliest beaches in Britain.

Durness Golf Course in Sutherland

Durness Golf Course

Talmine in Sutherland in the Far North of Scotland

This website offers a personal insight into the beauty and landscape of Caithness and Sutherland, mostly a photographic journey which we hope you will enjoy and give you a longing to visit this area of the far north of Scotland - Caithness and Sutherland.


Seals on a beach in the Highlands of Scotland near John O'Groats, Caithness

Seals on Sannick Beach, Bay of Sannick, near John O'Groats

Sunset over the Highlands of Scotland

Sunset over the Far North of Scotland

Dunbeath Castle

Dunbeath Castle and gardens

Peedie Beach

Peedie beach in Caithness

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