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Achanarras Quarry Nature Reserve
Discover the world-famous fossil fish of this former quarry. A huge lake covered the area 380 million years ago. Achanarras Quarry, a fascinating fossil site in Caithness, is protected as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Achanarras Quarry is about 1km west of the Mybster junction on the B870. Turn right at the brown tourist sign for Achanarras Quarry and drive down the track to the car park, alongside a forestry plantation. The quarry is 1km from the car park along another track. Shelter building and interpretation at quarry. No toilets.
- Car park
- Water - Pond / Loch / Burn / River
- Wildlife viewing
nr Halkirk, Caithness, Highland, National KW1 5XU