Sinclair and Girnigoe Castles
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through the pictures on the following pages, they provide a view of the
castles that have not been previously published. The castles stand
proudly on the very edge of the rocks overlooking the North Sea and the
distant islands of Orkney.
The ancient seat of the
Earls of Caithness
was finished in 1495 by William, the 2nd Earl. In 1609, the 4th Earl
extended the site by building a more luxurious castle adjoining
This was called
Further information on the work of the Sinclair and Girnigoe Castles Trust is
Noss Head Lighthouse Estate,
Last changed: 99/11/21 14:42:35