Caithness Broch Centre

Northlands Viking Centre, The Old School House, Auckengill, Keiss
Wick KW1 4XP

Brochs, unique to Scotland, are amongst the most studied monuments in British prehistory. A broch is a drystone tower with cells or galleries contained within the thickness of the wall.

Castle of Mey

Mey, Thurso
Caithness KW14 8XH

Since 1952 the property of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, the castle of Mey is situated on the north coast of Caithness, in the parish of Canisbay, about 15 miles east of Thurso and 6 miles west of John O'Groats. It stands on rising ground about 400 yards from the seashore, overlooking the Pentland Firth and the Orkney Islands.