The area

The north highlands of Scotland is an attractive and thriving community to live and work in.

It has a rich history and culture as well as a spectacular natural environment.

It benefits from realistic property prices, with a range of properties available in towns, villages or rural properties with stunning sea views.

The area boasts wonderful produce and a great variety of restaurants in which to sample the local and international fayre.

There are uncongested roads, stunning beaches and an environment that encourages outdoor pursuits such as hill walking, cycling, surfing and golf.

There are new schools and good education provision from preschool to masters level, with small classes and excellent facilities.

Venture North

Venture north, a tourist information organisation for Caithness and Sutherland, has produced a series of Discovery films which highlights the appeal of living in the area.

The Caithness and Sutherland Visitor Attraction Group Facebook page has more information abut the area
General community information can be found on