Discover Caithness through LiDAR

10,000 years ago Caithness was covered in ice. When the ice melted different individuals and groups lived and died in the county. The only traces we have of their lives are small scraps of lumps and bumps scattered across the ground.

In this section you can explore data gathered during the LiDAR survey. Five different maps are available for you to browse. Uncover Your Past shows the full survey for you to explore. The remaining maps – organised chronologically – have sites and monuments on them to help you discover more about each period. Click on the hundreds of icons and discover more about each monument.

Explore this rich landscape uncovered by the LiDAR survey. Discover over 500 archaeological sites. Delve deep into the past. Travel back in time. Enjoy your journey.