Posts about Ross and Cromarty
A region of around eight-thousand square kilometres on the way to the far north of Scotland.
A dramatic and cold landscape, photographed twelve years ago during one of my first outings in into the winter landscape of Ross and Cromarty. The road from Easter Ross into the Strathrusdale valley leads into what I felt was the middle of nowhere, but as I explored further, I found a smattering of crofts and…
Looming over Evanton on the Cromarty Firth is Cnoc Fyrish (Fyrish Hill), topped by the strange construction of the Fyrish Monument. The construction was the brainchild of Sir Hector Munro of Novar, who had it built in 1792 to provide work for the unemployed during the time of the Highland Clearances.