What to do and see in Reay

The Village of Reay

Reay is a very attractive village on the outskirts of Caithness just a few miles from the border of Sutherland.  

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Reay Golf Course

Reay is 11 miles west of Thurso.  The course overlooks Sandside Bay and the club house can be seen from the road as you pass through Reay.  Tel: 01847 811288

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Balmore Animal Welfare Centre

A mile or two before the village of Reay you will find Balmore where a collection of cats and dogs are housed for re-homing.  Any animals found and in need of welfare are taken here, in the past buzzards, an otter and even a chipmunk have been cared for here.

For an appointment to see the animals
Telephone: 01847 861386

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Reay Church


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Dounreay Nuclear Power Plant


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Changing Landscape
Reay is where the landscape really starts to change and the typical Caithness flatness starts to become more craggy and peaty.


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Sandside Harbour

Sandside harbour is one of the prettiest in Caithness. 


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