Around Badanloch

bents on the shore
Baile an Or in 1869. This photograph was taken by Alexander Johnston

Try your hand at gold panning at Baile An Or (the town of gold) where gold was discovered in 1868.

Enjoy beautiful sandy beaches on the north coast at Torrisdale and Farr Bay, Bettyhill and Strathy near Melvich.

Visit the Castle of Mey near John o’ Groats or Dunrobin Castle at Golspie.

There is spectacular links golf at Royal Dornoch and Brora golf courses.

Learn about the history of the area at the Time Span Museum at Helmsdale.

And see also RSPB for Forsinard (marches with Badanloch)

Kinbrace, KW11 6UE Scotland

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