Category Archives: Sutherland

To Ullapool, Almost

Our little sunrise excursion to the cliffs of Duncansby left us a bit chilled; we returned to Bencorragh House for a warm shower and a good breakfast and then headed south along the coast of Caithness. The A99 runs from … Continue reading

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Heather, Gorse, and Stanes

On the southern slope of a low hill covered in heather and gorse, is an arrangement of about 200 stones that in 22 rows aligned very roughly north-south, and which fan out just a little at the southern end. As … Continue reading

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