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          Just a few of the 339 steps down to the tiny harbour at Whalligoe,

                      if it’s wet underfoot, rest awhile at the Mediterranean cafe at the top,                and enjoy the spectacular views out to sea, look out for Shags & Cormorants

                                       Or stay on level ground and meet the neighbours !

                  Rare breed Jacob sheep on a farm at Weydale, while lambs and Highland coos are ubiquitous                                   Deer come down to the roadside for food from January to April at Kinbrace,                     or may be seen on the hills throughout the year, rutting season is September and October.                  

High cliff top walks, gloups and caves on our rugged coastline.

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A fabulous drive from Bettyhill, turn left to Syre and follow on to Kinbrace, visit RSPB at Forsinard, return via Melvich.
                    Enjoy a fabulous day trip out west and look up to the sky line of Ben Hope.  Picnic beside the Loch Admire the sight of the Iron Age Dun Dornaigil Broch on the Strathmore River.
    Clamber down the gulley between the cliffs at Noss Head to the tiny cove of Sandy Goe Bay, it’s almost a secret!
A steep climb over the clifftop from Dwarwick Pier, and meander down to the most picturesque of Caithness beaches. 
Peedie Sands - Go paddle it’s a MUST !

                      Visit the 5000 year old Grey Cairns of Camster

Mind your head if you venture inside!  An easy walk across duck boards from the nearby lay-by.   The Standing Stones at Achavanich are located just a short distance from the A9 near Latheron. Placed around 4000 years ago, the stones are set in a horseshoe.   36 remain of the original 54. The tallest is just over 6.5’ and unusually the stones point towards the centre of the circle.