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TITLE
The hairpin bend of Berriedale Hill on the road to John O'Groats
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_1529
PLACENAME
Berriedale
DISTRICT
Caithness - Southern
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Latheron
PERIOD
1970s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
33446
KEYWORDS
postcards
Caithness
hairpin bends
brae
villages
roads
The hairpin bend of Berriedale Hill on the road to John O'Groats

Postcard showing the famous hairpin bend on Berriedale Hill.

Berriedale is a small village on the North East coast and is famous for its intimidating braes, long steep hills with sharp corners, as clearly seen on the postcard.

In severe weather this road still has to be closed.

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The hairpin bend of Berriedale Hill on the road to John O'Groats

CAITHNESS: Latheron

1970s

postcards; Caithness; hairpin bends; brae; villages; roads

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

Postcard showing the famous hairpin bend on Berriedale Hill.<br /> <br /> Berriedale is a small village on the North East coast and is famous for its intimidating braes, long steep hills with sharp corners, as clearly seen on the postcard.<br /> <br /> In severe weather this road still has to be closed.