Landmarks & Monuments in Northern Scotland.

Boath Doocot
Boath Doocot is a 17th century pigeon house or dovecote on the outskirts of the village of Auldearn in the Highland Council area.
Calanais Standing Stones
This is a cross shaped setting of standing stones, unique in Scotland, and outstanding in Great Britain.
Culloden
Culloden - the last pitched battle fought on British soil and the beginning of the end of the traditional Highland way of life.
Glenfinnan Monument
Set amid superb scenery at the head of Loch Shiel, the Glenfinnnan Monument was erected in tribute to those who fought and died in the Jacobite cause.
Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement
This is an extraordinarily important site with a complex of ancient settlements within three acres.
Kinnaird Head Castle Lighthouse & Museum
This fine 16th century castle built for the Fraser family was altered to take the first lighthouse built by the Commissioners of the Northern Lighthouses in 1787.
Loch Ness
Loch Ness is a famous 23-mile long loch which divides the Great Glen in the Highlands of Scotland. Alleged sightings of the Loch Ness monster have fascinated visitors for over 80 years.
Maeshowe Chambered Cairn
Maes Howe is the finest megalithic tomb in north-west Europe, with a large mound covering a stone-built passage and a large burial chamber with cells in the walls.
Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum
In Meigle, there is a magnificent collection of 26 sculptured monuments of the early Christian period.
Mousa Broch
The Mousa Broch is a historic round tower or broch situated on the small island of Mousa off the north east coast of Scotland. Mousa is one of the archipelago of islands off the coast of Mainland Shetland.
Ring of Brodgar Stone Circle & Henge
The ancient Ring of Brodgar is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site which focuses on various neolithic sites on the Mainland of Orkney.
Skara Brae Prehistoric Village
Skara Brae contains the best preserved group of Stone Age houses in Western Europe.
Spynie Palace
Spynie Palace, or Spynie Castle as it is also known, is two miles north of Elgin in Moray. Far from grand and palatial, what remains is David's Tower, a square keep with a high curtain wall, and the ruins of several other buildings.

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