What to see (Continued)
Laidhay Croft Museum (26 miles) a typical ancient long-house or byre-dwelling that was once a common feature of the Scottish rural landscape.
Fort George (63 miles) following the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobite army at Culloden, the Hanoverian King George II put up this ultimate defence against any further unrest.
Culloden Battlefield (50 miles) the last pitched battle fought on British soil and the beginning of the end of the traditional Highland way of life.
Strathnaver Museum (38 miles) a locally-run museum that first opened to the public in 1976. It is housed in what was St Columba’s parish church at the eastern end of Bettyhill on the north coast of Sutherland.
Castle of Mey (60 miles) the holiday home of the late Queen Mother is the most northerly castle on the British mainland. In a dramatic situation in Caithness, about six miles west of John o' Groats.