As featured in Lonely Planet's Best of Travel 2024, Far North Scotland. Read more
Unspoilt beach walks with views over to the old red sandstone cliffs of Dunnet Head. Explore the Dunnet Forest with its numerous waymarked paths and attractions, including a log cabin, tree sculptures and massive wooden xylophone – great for children to discover.
Mary-Anne’s cottage gives an insight into traditional crofting life.
Timothy Pont was minister here in the pre-reformation church between 1601 and 1610, the first cartographer to map Scotland in detail.
Photos on this page by Annemarie Dunnet.