The Northern Highlands
The largest area of the Highlands, it has some of the most remote and wild countryside with vast heather moors, high mountains, sandy beaches and rugged sea cliffs. Most of what you find in the Northern Highlands is on a large scale.
The coastline from Lochcarron to Ullapool is typical of
the jagged west coast, with numerous sea lochs separated by impressive
mountains. Peaceful Highland villages nestle at the bottom of the mountains
and look out over the ever changing seascape. The east boasts many
ancient sites - cairns, carved stones and stone circles - and long
stretches of sandy beaches. The sometimes wild North Coast is popular
with bird watchers, and migrating whales and dolphins can often be
Strathpeffer - All Listings
Museum Manager & Curator, The Old Station, Strathpeffer. IV14 9DH
Tel: +44(0)1997 421031
Located in Strathpeffer's Old Victorian Station, the museum tells the story of Highland childhood through audio-visual displays and childhood collections. Hands-on activities, gift shop and coffee shop.