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This page provides heritage website links throughout the Ross and Cromarty area for the benefit of visitors to our site.
In order to visit any of these heritage sites click on either the name of the site or the image in the links below. If any external links to heritage websites do not work please let Ross and Cromarty Heritage know so that the missing external links can be repaired.
The Achlochan Coastal Heritage does not have its own website yet. At the moment it comes under the umbrella of Coigach & Assynt Living Landscape Partnership Scheme. To find out more about Coigach Heritage and Achlochan Coastal Heritage visit the Coigach & Assynt Living Landscape website
The Heritage Centre has been set up in a shop site at 102 High Street, Alness. The Centre was established to show the social history of Alness with photographs, artifacts, documents and memories that had been sadly lacking previously in Alness.
The website of the Heritage Centre informs visitors of the rich history, culture and heritage of the Applecross area. As well as the history and archaeology their is information about the Heritage Centre, society membership, newsletters and accomodation in the area.
ARCH runs exciting heritage projects for people across the Highlands. The courses are welcoming and open to all, and the experienced tutors make sure that everyone can get involved no matter what level of archaeological knowledge and ability they have.
Clachan Church, the oldest continuously used site in the area, is a community asset of the Clachan Lochbroom Heritage Trust. The website provides details of the history of the church site, genealogy of the area and Friends of Clachan.
The aim of the Society is to promote knowledge of the history of Cromarty and the surrounding area, to further the preservation of the local heritage and encourage participation of the community in discovering and preserving their past.
This website has been set up by Adrian Clark to provide online information of his ongoing Oral History Project. The website contains downloadable copies of the 9 booklets in the series, which are also available at the Alness and Inverness library reference sections and in Dingwall lending library.
Firth’s Celtic Church website presents a series of pages that describe aspects of the fascinating history of the Early Church and Foundation of the Diocese of Ross in the north of Scotland The authors at Cushnie Enterprises prefer to maintain their anonymity and wish simply to add to the archives of history, not to attain any personal gain.
The Kirkmichael Trust has repaired the ancient and derelict buildings at Kirkmichael and created a unique display of medieval ornamental crosses inside. The website contains resources and activities, information on Hugh Miller, Clan Urquhart and the author Jane Duncan.
The intention of this website is to record local place names in the Loch Torridon area, especially those Gaelic names which have never been recorded before. Gaelic names which were once commonplace and well known locally, are now only remembered by a few residents.
The church is now in the care of the Nigg Old Trust and is open to the public from April to October. The website contains pages on the history of the church, a Pictish cross-slab and a church timeline. The church is still used as a wonderful venue for weddings.
The North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NOSAS) is a membership based voluntary group that seeks to encourage people of all ages to learn about and engage with the archaeology of the North of Scotland, to enjoy it and protect it for the future.
This site is about family history and local history within Ross & Cromarty. The website includes a searchable database of headstones, images and inscriptions for burial sites. There is also pages including some history, church, school & poor, farming & clearance, parishes and burial grounds.
This site contains details of the names on the 41 War Memorials in Ross & Cromarty in English with Gaelic translation. The site also contains details of Seaforth Highlanders, Lovat Scouts, Ross Mountain Battery and other relevant pages containing military history and battles.
The original village school built in 1859, became the hub of activity for the community as the Saltburn Hall in 2011. The Saltburn Centre website contains news, calendar and booking information for the Saltburn Centre. There is also a gallery page with photos taken in and around Saltburn.
This website has been set up by Frieda and Martin Gostwick to introduce a new and wider public to Hugh Miller. This website is a source of reference, not only about Hugh Miller and his contemporaries, but also the era of emerging new sciences.
The Lochcarron Smithy heritage Centre has been copying and collecting old photographs and documents since 1900, when they held their first Exhibitions on 'The Way of Life' and 'Shinty in Lochcarron', under their then name of 'the Smithy Trust'.