- The late Queen Mother acquired the Castle of Mey, renovated and restored it and created the beautiful gardens you see today. For almost half a century she spent many happy summers here.
- The most Northerly distillery on the Scottish mainland established in 1826, Pulteney Distillery is found in 'Pulteneytown', the town created to house fishermen during Wick’s 'herring boom'.
Mackay Clan and Strathnaver MuseumAn hour’s drive west of Scrabster, on a spectacular stretch of coastline in the land known as Mackay Country, lies Strathnaver Museum, located in the former parish church of St Columba, built in 1700
- Tours are available from Scrabster, viewing areas such as Dunnet and Duncansby Heads; the Caithness Flow Country, John O'Groats, and heritage centres at Wick, Dunbeath, Laidhay and Helmsdale.