Tagged: caithness

Monks Canal, Reaquhar taken in May 2009

Monks’ Canal, Dornoch

Dornoch is a sea-side town on the East coast of Sutherland. There is considerable evidence of human settlement in the area from pre-historic, Viking and Pictish times.  In the 13th century  Dornoch Cathedral , a parish church,...

Sutherland and Caithness in Saga-Time

The Norse saga was written around 1230 (three centuries after some of the events they record) by an unknown Icelandic author and, as was generally the case with Icelandic language writing of this period,...