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Photographs of Thurso and surroundings:- Hoy in the Orkney Islands, Dunnet Head, Scrabster, Dounreay


St.Peter Kirk in Thurso on the Northern Coast of Scotland

St.Peter Kirk in Thurso on the Northern Coast of Scotland

The history of Thurso goes back to the era of Norse rule in Caithness.
 The town was an important Norse port and retained trade with ports in northern Europe.


Railway Station at Thurso on the Northern Coast of Scotland

Railway Station at Thurso

Thurso is the northernmost station on the UK National Rail network.

However after arriving at Thurso trains continue south-eastwards to the terminus at Wick.



Hoy in the Orkney Islands across the Pentland Firth from the Northern Coast of Scotland

Hoy in the Orkney Islands

across the Pentland Firth from the Northern Coast of Scotland





Lighthouse at Dunnet Head in Northern Scotland - the most northerly point on the UK mainland

Lighthouse at Dunnet Head on the north coast of Scotland

- the most northerly point on the UK mainland





View from Dunnet Head on the Northern Coast of Scotland

View from Dunnet Head



Harbour at Scrabster on the Northern Coast of Scotland

Harbour at Scrabster on the Northern Coast of Scotland

Scrabster Harbour is an important fishing port.
It is a small settlement on Thurso Bay some 1 miles ( 2.5km ) from Thurso.




Dounreay Nuclear Power Station near Thurso on the Northern Coast of Scotland

Dounreay Nuclear Power Station near Thurso on the Northern Coast of Scotland

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