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Dornoch Firth

As the A9 main road winds its way north, along the eastern coast of the north of Scotland, it crosses the Cromarty Firth before winding along to the Dornoch Firth, right at the head of the estuary as the river runs out to the sea. Dark, brooding weather is a common feature of the northern […]

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Kyle of Sutherland from Wester Fearn

I’m always driven to visit unusual or notable places and so when Jo and I arrived in Scotland on our road trip this summer, one of the places I wanted to take a day trip to was the far north western coastline. Despite unpromising weather at the outset, we set out from Alness, on the […]

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Tarbat Ness Lighthouse

The classic lighthouse of the children’s storybook is a tall white tower, banded with red and surrounded on most sides by the sea, looming above treacherous rocks and shining its light far and wide to tell people to stay away.

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