Caithness in the far North of Scotland is certainly full of wonders. The drive North on the A9 takes in some breathtaking scenery into a land littered with ancient archaeological remains and wide open spaces. You get more time to appreciate the things to see around you if you come to stay here a while and visit the local landmarks and attractions such as the Whailgoe Steps. Its peaceful and beautiful and you get frequent exposure to the Orcas and puffins of the coast in their thousands as well as views of the stunning Northern Lights
Things to do in Caithness
A spectacular stairway with 365 steps – one for each day of the year descends to a landing place for small boats. Some of the steps probably date from the 17th century.
Dunnet Head, is a small peninsula in the United Kingdom located in the far north of the Scottish part of the island of Great Britain.
Dunnet Bay is a beautiful dune arc. The beach is a paradise for birds and is also popular among surfers, beachcombers, and walkers.
From the village of Keiss and the port of Keiss and the houses of the port of Keiss, a short walk along the coast to the beautiful sandy beach. There are miles of sand on the beach, perfect for strolling along the Caithness coastline and offering Sinclairs Bay views to Noss Head Lighthouse.
The Camster Cairns are two large Neolithic sarcophagi, located about 8 1⁄2 miles (14 kilometers) south of Watten in the Scottish Highlands and 5 miles north of Lybster in Caithness (8 kilometers).
Dunnet Bay Distillers
The Dunnett Bay Winery is a magical place, and its creative spirit is inspired and embodied by Caithness, its unique cultural and natural heritage, and its people. The distillery soul is to create a spirit that reflects the way of Caithness.
Duncansby Head (Scottish Gaelic: Ceann Dhunngain or Dùn Gasbaith) is the most northeasterly part of the British mainland,
Trinkie Tidal Pool
The Trinkle Tidal Pool is a natural seawater pool located at Wick's South Head in Caithness.
Castle Sinclair Girnigoe
Sinclair and Girnigoe Castle is located about five kilometers north of Wick's town, on the east coast of the Caithness district in the Scottish Highland Administrative Area. It is considered to be one of the earliest manor houses of the Sinclair Clan.
The Castle & Gardens of Mey
Mey Castle (formerly Barrogill Castle) is situated in Caithness, on the north coast of Scotland, about ten kilometers west of John o' Groats, the village that marks the north-eastern tip of the island Britain. On a clear day, the castle overlooks the Orkney Islands.
Grey Cairns of Camster
The Camster Grey Cairns are two Neolithic chambered cairns located about 8 miles (14 kilometers) south of Watten and 5 miles (8 km) north of Lybster in Caithness the Highlands region of Scotland. They are date back about 5,000 years, being one of the oldest structures in Scotland.