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TITLE
Dunnet Head and Murkle Bay, Thurso
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_1557
PLACENAME
Dunnet
DISTRICT
Caithness - Northern
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Dunnet
PERIOD
1890s
CREATOR
J Valentine & Co.
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
33474
KEYWORDS
postcards
Caithness
headland
headlands
lighthouses
bays
beaches
Dunnet Head and Murkle Bay, Thurso

Postcard of Dunnet Head and Murkle Bay.

With commanding views north to Orkney and east to Duncansby Head, west to Cape Wrath and south to the peaks of Morven and Maiden Pap, Dunnet Head is a popular tourist attraction.

The lighthouse was built in 1832 and is perched on the cliffs 300ft above the sea.

Murkle Bay is an attractive, secluded, sandy beach where seals are often seen.

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Dunnet Head and Murkle Bay, Thurso

CAITHNESS: Dunnet

1890s

postcards; Caithness; headland; headlands; lighthouses; bays; beaches

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

Postcard of Dunnet Head and Murkle Bay.<br /> <br /> With commanding views north to Orkney and east to Duncansby Head, west to Cape Wrath and south to the peaks of Morven and Maiden Pap, Dunnet Head is a popular tourist attraction.<br /> <br /> The lighthouse was built in 1832 and is perched on the cliffs 300ft above the sea.<br /> <br /> Murkle Bay is an attractive, secluded, sandy beach where seals are often seen.