- E7B781FD07584E6B3724FA0F3E087889

Search Holiday Accommodation

Visitors To Scotland Information Map

Top Destinations



 United Kingdom
2 properties 

  • Bettyhill Latitude: 58.5252° N Longitude: -4.2223° W
  • Bettyhill Postcode KW14
  • Bettyhill Map
  • Bettyhill Weather Forecast
  • Bettyhill Reviews

Bettyhill,  This village was named after its founder, Elizabeth, Countess of Sutherland, who created it as a settlement for crofters evicted in 1820 during the era of the Highland Clearances.

Bettyhill offers a selection off holiday accommodation for the visitor to frequent during there vacation and enjoy the many activities available from great fishing and hiking to visiting museums.

A mile to the east of Betty­hill, in Clachan Churchyard, stands the Farr Stone of about AD 800, an outstanding example of the ancient Celtic art of Scotland. The church (1774) has been converted to the Strathnaver Museum with a thematic exhibition telling the story of the clearances that occurred in Strath­naver around 1812.

South of Bettyhill is the beautiful valley of Strathnaver which, more than most, suffered during the clearances.

At Skail is a commemora­tive cairn erected to the memory of the 93rd Sutherland Highland Regiment who formed the 'thin red line' at Balaclava in the Crimean War.

The village is named after Elizabeth Countess of Sutherland. It is situated at the head of Strathnaver Valley.

Bettyhill was one of 64 communities that populated the area before the Sutherland clearances in the early 19th Century and was one of the few to remain after them, The village is in the parish of Farr on the north coast of Scotland on the A836 road, offering accommodation Bed and Breakfast to suit all budgets.

The River Naver flows eighteen miles from Loch Naver and enters the sea at Bettyhill, It is one of the most productive, and exclusive, of Scotland’s salmon rivers.

The fishing season runs from 12 January to 30 September, The parish church has been made into it museum of local interest and contains some remarkable carved stones.

The Nature Resolve at the mouth of the Never is important because of the severe exposure, uncommon mountain plants can be found growing almost at sea level, Here you can find a wide variety of lime and acid loving plant species such as crowberry, mountain avens, moss campion and bearberry and dwarf shrubs.

Log in to comment

Customer Review

No reviews yet
  • From 4 to 5
  • From 3 to 4
  • From 2 to 3
  • From 1 to 2
  • From 0 to 1

Latest Scottish Destinations Guides

Saturday, 16 October 2021 05:41

Inverness Latitude 57.477773 Longitude -4.224721 Inverness Postcode IV1 Inverness-Shire Map Inverness-Shire Weather Forecast Inverness-Shire Reviews Inverness-Shire Discussion Forum This is a historic county of northern Scotland. It is Scotland’s largest historic county and includes a...

Friday, 15 October 2021 19:54

Pitlochry Postcode PH16 Pitlochry Latitude 56.7044° N Longitude -3.7297° W Pitlochry Map Pitlochry Weather Forecast Pitlochry Reviews Pitlochry Discussion Forum Home of Celtic kings, pilgrim farmers and Scotland's Iron Age loch-dwellers. Travelling to Pitlochry by road, on the main...

Friday, 15 October 2021 19:44

Argyll Postcode PA34 Argyll Latitude 56.4006° N Longitude -5.4807° W Argyll Map Argyll Weather Forecast Argyll Reviews Argyll Discussion Forum This is of ancient origin, and corresponds to most of the part of the ancient kingdom of Dál Riata on Great Britain. Argyll was also a medieval...

Friday, 15 October 2021 05:37

Caithness Postcode KW2 Caithness Latitude 58.4389° N Longitude -3.0937° W Caithness Reviews Caithness Map Caithness 4 day weather forecast Caithness Discussion Forum The borders of Caithness are the Pentland Firth to the north, and Moray Firth to the east, this is a historic county,...

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 16:15

Alness Postcode IV17 Alness Latitude 57.6960 Longitude -4.2551 Alness Map Alness Weather Forecast Alness Reviews Alness Discussion Forum Alness Accomodation The largest town in the county of Ross-Shire near the Cromarty Firth, renowned for its floral displays the town has won Britain in...

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 15:58

Angus Postcode DD10 Angus Latitude 56.6980° N Longitude -2.9124° W Angus Map Angus Weather Forecast Angus Reviews Angus Discussion Forum Angus Accommodation This region borders Aberdeenshire, Dundee City and Perth and Kinross, the main industries include agriculture and fishing, here...

Search Property For Sale etc

Bettyhill Map

Bettyhill Weather


Latest Reviews

Your review
Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve lovely way to spend a day
Kim · Dinnet Visitor Information Guide · 22 days ago
Your review
Friendly and hard working team at Drumlithie Inn who have transformed this venue into a ...
gazer · Drumlithie Visitor Information Guide · 23 days ago
Your review
Great day with family spent visiting Haddo House & Gardens. Had an excellent tour of ...
Your review
Haddo House Great day out, the house is surrounded by a huge park which is ...
Terry · Ellon Visitor Information Guide · 23 days ago
Your review
Great place for checking out the East coast fishing areas, lovely fish and chips and ...
Sandra · Fraserburgh Visitor Information Guide · 23 days ago
Your review
Stayed here for a week self catering, great place to track round Royal Deeside
Kim · Aboyne Visitor Information Guide · 23 days ago