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As a local, this was the first time I popped into the Heritage Centre but I’ll be back, as they change the focus of the Centre every 3 months. This summer it was Caithness Flagstone. I learnt a lot, thanks to the friendly and enthusiastic...More
We are locals and only visit perhaps once a year. Everytime we go things have dramatically changed for the better. The local volunteers are most welcoming, knowledgeable and very helpful. Without any hesitation I can recommend a visit to the centre and the area which...More
We were really lucky to find a volunteer on site who was able to open up the heritage centre for us on a closed day. (They are open 2-4 to Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays). Hidden gem that really brings the stories of this part of...More
This is a work in progress, the walk around the harbour and surrounding area reveals the history of the local flag stone industry. The visitor centre is only open on two days per week Wednesday and Saturday. the views across the bay and dunes are...More
My wife and passed this centre after leaving the Dunnet / Thurso road to look at the small harbour.
We almost drove by but decided to look in and we’re very glad we did. Despite the apologies that the centre was in turmoil as rearrangement...More
Well worth taking the time to visit the Heritage Centre.
Beautiful gardens, interesting exhibits, volunteers in attendance who are both helpful and knowledgeable.
For me the highlight was the WWII aircraft engine unearthed from the beat bog and the amazing story of the pilot and...More
Learn about flagstone history! Who would have thought that would be interesting. The plus here is that it is in a beautiful place so not only to you get to enjoy the history but also a beautiful scenic walk. The visitor centre was not open...More