Dunnet Head nature reserve, a rugged peninsula in Caithness located on the north coast of Scotland, is the most northerly point of mainland Britain. It's a wild and untamed landscape, with stunning sea cliffs and coastal grasslands. As you might expect, this highland reserve is a seabird sanctuary, home to Puffins, Razorbills, Guillemots, Fulmars and Kittiwakes.
Above the cliffs, you’ll find a rich mix of coastal heathland and grassland habitats with special plants such as Spring Squill, Thrift and Roseroot. We manage the reserve for the benefit of the wildlife that calls it home. We also monitor the seabirds every year as part of national surveys. This helps us keep track of how they're doing and learn more about their behaviour.