Fyrish Hill and Monument

Attribution: Photo copyright S. Fraser


One of the locals hills is Fyrish.  Once at the top you are afforded a spectacular view of the surrounding area.

Views from the top of Fyrish - photo 4

Looking down on Evanton industrial estate, site of a WW2 airfield.    Attribution: RCHS

Fyrish Monument

At the top of Fyrish is a monument, built in 1782, which is based on the Gate of Negapatam, a port in Madras, India.  It was built on the orders of Sir Hector Munro, 8th of Novar, who served as a general in India.

Fyrish Monument

Attribution: RCHS

Views from the top of Fyrish - photo 5
Views from the top of Fyrish - Photo 2

Looking towards the Souters – can you see the oilrigs?   Attribution: unknown

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