Other attractions close by are Mary Ann's
Cottage at Dunnet Village 5 miles south,
Centre 7 miles south, Castle of Mey 8 miles
east, and Duncansby Head
16 miles east for Cliffs and Sea Stacks.
The image top is of the Dunnet Head car park
next to the Lighthouse.
The second image shows the sign stating:
Dunnet Head, Most Northerly Point of Mainland
The Lighthouse has great views across to the
Orkney Islands, just under 7 miles from this
The Cliffs on the west side are the highest,
a popular area for Photos with birds such as
Puffins, Razorbills, and Guillemots.
The Cliffs on the east side are not as high,
but give good views east to John O Groats and
Duncansby Head, furthest northeast point in
The Lochs at Dunnet Head are stocked with
Brown Trout for Angling. Website
Dunnet Head History
1831 - the Lighthouse was built to designs
of Robert Stevenson.