To visit Caithness and Sutherland in Scotland is to experience a land of contrasts. Its landscape has soaring sea cliffs and long sandy beaches; low-level fertile farmland and rugged mountainous terrain to enthral the tourist.

Discover incredible landscapes and the environment of the North West Highland Geopark. Or simply take a walk beside one of the majestic lochs to explore where life seems to slow down and cares just melt away.

Maybe you would rather browse through traditional high streets and explore the rich heritage of Thomas Telford through to Dounreay nuclear power station.

There’s space to think about the things that are close to your heart, refresh your mind, indulge your passions and revive your spirits. Whatever your plans for a holiday break, experience it here.

Download the Invest Caithness tourism directory here

Venture North are a collection of small businesses based in Caithness and Sutherland, working in collaboration with the aim to promote tourism within this regions.

Their website holds a wealth of information which can help you plan your visit to the far north, click here to be taken to the site.

You can also visit Thurso Interactive, a project of the Thurso Heritage Society, to view collections of maps, photos, videos and other artefacts of Thurso past and present.

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