St Mary's Chapel, Crosskirk

  • Near Thurso, Caithness


Getting here

St Mary’s Chapel, Crosskirk

6m west of Thurso on the A836.

Parking available.

Grid reference ND 025 701.

There is a walk, which can be wet and muddy, of approximately 0.5 miles to the site. It is over agricultural land that is used for grazing animals. 

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Open year-round.

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