Attractions in Highlands and Islands

Highlands and Islands Travel Guide

Highlands and Islands Attractions Map

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Name Town Organisation Attraction Type Heritage Rating
Abernethy Forest Nethy Bridge Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Achanlochy Clearance Village Bettyhill Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Achavanich Standing Stones Latheron Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Achcoillenaborgie Broch Bettyhill Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Allt Chrysal ancient settlement Castlebay Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
An Carra Standing Stone Ormacleit Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Ardclach Bell Tower Ardclach Historic Scotland Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Ardnamurchan Point Lighthouse Kilchoan Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Ardvreck Castle Inchnadamph Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Armadale Castle Gardens and Museum of the Isles Armadale Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Arnol Black House Arnol Historic Scotland Museum 4 Heritage Rating
Aros Experience Portree Museum 1 Heritage Rating
Badbea Clearance Village Berriedale Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Garden Kyle of Lochalsh National Trust for Scotland Garden 2 Heritage Rating
Balnakeil Church Durness Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Balranald RSPB Reserve Balranald RSPB Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement Stenness Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Barp Frobost chambered cairn Frobost Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Barpa Langass Chambered Cairn Clachan Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Beauly Priory Beauly Historic Scotland Abbey 3 Heritage Rating
Beinn a' Charra Standing Stone Malacleit Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Birsay Earl's Palace Birsay Historic Scotland Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Birsay Moors RSPB Finstown RSPB Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Bishop's Palace, Kirkwall Kirkwall Historic Scotland Historic Building 4 Heritage Rating
Blackhammer Chambered Tomb Tratland Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Boath Doocot Auldearn National Trust for Scotland Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Bone Caves Inchnadamph Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Borve Castle Borve Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Borve Standing Stone Borve Prehistoric Site 2 Heritage Rating
Bostadh Iron Age House Bostadh Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Bridge Of Oich Aberchalder Historic Scotland Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Broch of Gurness Aikerness Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Brodgar RSPB Stenness RSPB Countryside 3 Heritage Rating
Brough of Birsay Brough Head Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Brough of Deerness Deerness Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Böd of Gremista & Shetland Textile Museum Lerwick Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Cairn o'Get Ulbster Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Cairngorms National Park - Photos and Historic Sites Grantown on Spey Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Caisteal Bheagram Drimsdale Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Caithness Broch Centre Auckengill Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Caithness Horizons Thurso Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Callanish Standing Stones Callanais Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 5 Heritage Rating
Canna National Trust for Scotland Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Cape Wrath Durness Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Captain Fraser's Folly Uig Historic Building 2 Heritage Rating
Carn Liath Broch Golspie Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Carrbridge Packhorse Bridge Carrbridge Historic Building 4 Heritage Rating
Castle Lodge Thurso Historic Building 2 Heritage Rating
Castle of Mey Thurso Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Castle of Old Wick Wick Historic Scotland Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Castle Sinclair Girnigoe Wick Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Castle Tioram Acharacle Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Cawdor Castle Nairn Historic Houses Association Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Churchill Barriers St Margaret's Hope Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Cill Chriosd (Kilchrist Church) Broadford Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Cille Bharra Church Eoligarry Historic Church 4 Heritage Rating
Clachan Church, Applecross Applecross Historic Church 4 Heritage Rating
Clachtoll Broch Clachtoll Prehistoric Site 2 Heritage Rating
Clan Cameron Museum Achnacarry Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Clan Macpherson Museum Newtonmore Museum 1 Heritage Rating
Clava Cairns Newlands Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Click Mill Dounby Historic Scotland Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Clickimin Broch Lerwick Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 2 Heritage Rating
Cnoc Freiceadain Long Cairns Thurso Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Coille na Borgie Chambered Cairns Bettyhill Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Copinsay RSPB Copinsay RSPB Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Corrieshalloch Gorge Braemore National Trust for Scotland Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Corrigall Farm Museum Harray Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Corrimony Chambered Cairn Corrimony Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Cottascarth and Rendall Moss RSPB Finstown RSPB Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Cromarty Courthouse Museum Cromarty Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Cromdale Cromdale Village 3 Heritage Rating
Cubbie Row’s Castle Wyre Historic Scotland Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Culloden Battlefield Inverness National Trust for Scotland Museum 4 Heritage Rating
Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn Finstown Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Dochfour House & Gardens Inverness Garden 2 Heritage Rating
Dornoch Dornoch Town 3 Heritage Rating
Doune of Rothiemurchus Aviemore Historic Houses Association Historic House 3 Heritage Rating
Dun an Sticir Port nan Long Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Dun Aonghais Solas Historic Building 2 Heritage Rating
Dun Ban Baymore Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Dun Beag Broch Braccadale Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Dun Bharpa Chambered Cairn Craigston Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Dun Carloway Broch Carloway Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Dun Cuier Cuidhir Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Dun Dornaigil Broch Altnacaillich Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Dun Telve Broch Conrary Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Dun Troddan Broch Conrary Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Dun Vulan Bornais Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Dunrobin Castle Golspie Historic Houses Association Historic House 5 Heritage Rating
Dunscaith Castle Tokavaig Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Duntulm Castle Kilmaluag Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Dunvegan Castle Dunvegan Historic Houses Association Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Dwarfie Stane Quoyness Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Earl's Palace, Kirkwall Kirkwall Historic Scotland Historic Building 4 Heritage Rating
Eas a Chual Aluinn Waterfall Unapool Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Eilean Donan Castle Dornie Historic Houses Association Castle 5 Heritage Rating
Eynhallow Church Historic Scotland Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Fair Isle National Trust for Scotland Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Falls of Glomach Kyle of Lochalsh National Trust for Scotland Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Falls of Kirkaig Inverkirkaig Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Fearn Abbey Fearn Abbey 3 Heritage Rating
Flora MacDonald's Grave & Kilmuir Cemetery Kilmuir Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Flora MacDonald's House Mingarry Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Fort Augustus Clansman Centre Fort Augustus Museum 1 Heritage Rating
Fort Charlotte Lerwick Historic Scotland Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Fort George Fort George Historic Scotland Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Fortrose Cathedral Fortrose Historic Scotland Cathedral 4 Heritage Rating
Gairloch Heritage Museum Gairloch Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Garenin Blackhouse Village Garenin Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Gates of Negapatam (Fyrish Monument) Evanton Historic Building 1 Heritage Rating
Glen Coe Glencoe National Trust for Scotland Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Glenfinnan Monument Glenfinnan National Trust for Scotland Historic Building 4 Heritage Rating
Glenfinnan Viaduct Glenfinnan Countryside 3 Heritage Rating
Grain Earth-House Kirkwall Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Gramsdale Standing Stones Gramsdale Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Grey Cairns of Camster Roster Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Groam House Museum Rosemarkie Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Hackness Martello Tower Hackness Historic Scotland Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Hallan Roundhouses (Cladh Hallan) Dalabrog Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Highland Folk Museum Newtonmore Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Hill o' Many Stanes Wick Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Hilton of Cadboll Chapel Hilton of Cadboll Historic Scotland Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Holm of Papa Westray Chambered Cairn Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Howmore Chapel Howmore Historic Church 4 Heritage Rating
Hugh Miller’s Cottage Cromarty National Trust for Scotland Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Inverewe Garden Poolewe National Trust for Scotland Garden 2 Heritage Rating
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery Inverness Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Italian Chapel Lamb Holm Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement Sumburgh Head Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Keiss Castle Keiss Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Kensaleyre Standing Stones Uig Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Kildonan Museum Kildonan Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Kilphedder Cross Scolpaig Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Kilvaxter Souterrain Kilvaxter Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Kintail and Morvich Inverinate National Trust for Scotland Countryside 3 Heritage Rating
Kirbuster Museum Kirbuster Orkney Museums and Heritage Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Kisimul Castle Castlebay Historic Scotland Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Kitchener Memorial, Marwick Head Birsay Historic Building 2 Heritage Rating
Knap of Howar Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Knock Castle Isleornsay Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Knocknagael Boar Stone Inverness Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Knowe of Yarso Chambered Cairn Frotoft Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Laidhay Croft Museum Dunbeath Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Links of Noltland Pierowall Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Loch Druidibeg National Nature Reserve Stilligarry Scottish Natural Heritage Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Loch Garten Osprey Centre Boat of Garten RSPB Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Loch Ness Countryside 4 Heritage Rating
Longaglebe Geo Birsay Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Macleod's Tower Castlebay Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Maes Howe Chambered Cairn Stromness Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 5 Heritage Rating
Marwick Head RSPB Birsay RSPB Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Mary Ann's Cottage Dunnet Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Midhowe Broch Westness Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Midhowe Chambered Cairn Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Mine Howe Tankerness Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Mingary Castle Kilchoan Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Mousa Broch Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Mull Head Nature Reserve Deerness Countryside 3 Heritage Rating
Muness Castle Muness Historic Scotland Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Ness Of Burgi Promontory Fort Scatness Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Noltland Castle Pierowall Historic Scotland Castle 3 Heritage Rating
North West Highlands Geo Park Unapool Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Noup Cliffs RSPB Nature Reserve Pierowall RSPB Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Nunton Chapel (Teampall Mhuire) Nunton Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Nybster Broch Nybster Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Old Inverlochy Castle Fort William Historic Scotland Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Old Man of Stoer Stoer Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Ormacleit Castle Ormacleit Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Orphir Round Church Orphir Historic Scotland Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Our Lady of the Isles Geirinis 1 Heritage Rating
Pierowall Church Pierowall Historic Scotland Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Pobull Fhinn Stone Circle Clachan Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Pollachar Standing Stone Pollachar Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Prince Charlie's Cave Elgol Countryside 3 Heritage Rating
Prince's Walk, Kinlochmoidart Kinlochmoidart Countryside 3 Heritage Rating
Quoyness Chambered Cairn Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Rassal Ashwood NNR Ardarroch Scottish Natural Heritage Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Red Priest's Stone Skail Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Reineval chambered cairn Mingarry Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Rendall Doocot Rendall Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Rennibister Earth-House Finstown Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Ring of Brodgar Stenness Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 5 Heritage Rating
Road to the Isles Fort William Countryside 3 Heritage Rating
Rodel, St Clements Church Rodel Historic Scotland Historic Church 4 Heritage Rating
Ruthven Barracks Kingussie Historic Scotland Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Sandwood Bay Kinlochbervie Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Scalloway Castle Scalloway Historic Scotland Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Scolpaig Tower Scolpaig Historic Building 2 Heritage Rating
Shawbost Norse Mill and Kiln Shawbost Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Shetland Croft House Museum Boddam Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Shetland Museum Lerwick Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Skail Chambered Cairn Skail Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Skaill House Sandwick Historic House 3 Heritage Rating
Skara Brae Prehistoric Village Skaill Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 5 Heritage Rating
Skeabost Chapel Skeabost Historic Church 4 Heritage Rating
Skiba Geo & Birsay Whalebone Birsay Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Skye Museum of Island Life Kilmuir Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Smoo Cave Durness Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
South Clettreval Chambered Cairn Tigharry Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
St Maelrubha's Chapel, Eynort Eynort Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
St Magnus Cathedral Kirkwall Cathedral 5 Heritage Rating
St Magnus Church Skaill Historic Scotland Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
St Magnus Church, Birsay Birsay Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
St Mary's Chapel, Crosskirk Crosskirk Historic Scotland Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
St Michael's Chapel, Kallin Kallin Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Stanydale Temple Walls Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Steinacleit Stone Circle Shader Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Stoer Head Lighthouse Stoer Historic Building 2 Heritage Rating
Stones of Stenness Circle and Henge Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Strathnaver Museum Bettyhill Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Strome Castle Strathcarron National Trust for Scotland Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Stromness Museum Stromness Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Tarbat Old Parish Church Portmahomack Historic Church 4 Heritage Rating
Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Telford Church Bays Loch Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
The Orkney Museum Kirkwall Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Thurso Thurso Town 2 Heritage Rating
Timespan Helmsdale Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Tomb of the Eagles St Margaret's Hope Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Tormiston Mill Stenness Historic Scotland Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Torridon Torridon National Trust for Scotland Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Totaig Broch Letterfearn Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Tote Pictish Stone Skeabost Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Trinity Chapel (Teampull na Trionaid) Cairinis Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Trotternish Peninsula Portree Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Trumpan Church Trumpan Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Unst and Yell Baltasound National Trust for Scotland Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Unstan Chambered Cairn Stromness Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Urquhart Castle Dumnadrochit Historic Scotland Castle 4 Heritage Rating
West Highland Museum Fort William Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Westside Church, Tuquoy Tuquoy Historic Scotland Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Whaligoe Steps Whaligoe Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Wick Heritage Centre Wick Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn Kirkwall Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Yarrows Archaeological Trail Thrumster Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Yesnaby Yesnaby Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Yetnasteen Standing Stone Yetnasteen Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
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Sligachan Hotel

Sligachan Hotel
Sligachan, Highlands and Islands

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Sligachan Hotel is situated in the heart of the Isle of Skye in one of the most dramatic and beautiful settings in all of Scotland. Built 180 years ago Sligachan … more >>

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This Day in British History

08 December, 1542

Birth of Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary (d. 1582) was born to James V and Mary of Guise. Her father died only 6 days later and she was crowned at the age of nine months.

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Grantown-on-Spey (Self catering)
The Old Laundry , Grantown-on-Spey

The Old Laundry

This character cottage near Grantown-on-Spey is bordering a working farm and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
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Iona, Strontian

Iona

This detached log cabin near Strontian sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
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