Wildlife

Wildlife

Caithness and Sutherland have a rich a varied wildlife, with the lack of intensive farming we find in other areas of our country we are a haven for otherwise rare breeds of birds, insects and mammals

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Venture North Discovery: Laura Morgan

Venture North Discovery: Laura Morgan

Laura Morgan blogs about the far north at aremoteview.wordpress.com. She is fascinated by the place names and contour lines on her OS 10 map (but that’s a blog for another time). She writes short stories and is currently published in the spring …

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Next Event

John O' Groats Trail Launch

John O' Groats Trail Launch

We will celebrate the official start of work on a trail from Inverness to John o' Groats. John Thurso, chair of VisitScotland, will speak, and we will have a slide presentation on coastal wildlife and scenery by renowned Caithness photographer Ken Crossan. All are welcome. Coastal walk beforehand at 1:30. All taking place at the beautiful Thrumster House just south of Wick. Please RSVP if possible, but not required.

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