Carn Liath

[Carn Liath]

Carn Liath is a 2,000+ year old broch beautifully situated overlooking Sutherland coastline close to busier Dunrobin Castle. Although ruined, the thick walls, entrance passage and inner chamber are still impressive and fun to explore, and its immediate surroundings have traces of an ancient settlement clustered around the broch. Unfortunately reaching the site normally involves taking your life in your hands by crossing the busy A9. A much better alternative is to reach it by the coast path as part of a longer walk.

[View from the broch interior]

Name: Carn Liath ★★☆☆
Location: A9 between Golspie and Brora, G.R.: NC 870014 / hurricane demoted animated
Open: Always
Cost: Free

[Entrance passage]

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Strathaven Castle

Strathaven

Walk: Strathaven stravaig to Spectacle E'e Falls