A reconstruction of how Brims Caslte might have looked,
with thanks to Andrew Spratt.
Brims Castle is located about four miles west of Thurso,
Caithness, Scotland. There is also a small harbour,
or port,(Port of Brims) a headland or spit (Brims Ness)
and a small burial ground about half a mile away. It
is the second most northerly castle on the British Mainland,
with the Castle of Mey, a few miles to the east just
beating it as the most northerly.
It is now a ruined farmhouse, the castle having been
remodeled some time ago.
See the Microsoft
Virtual Earth site for wonderful close
up satelite images of Brims Ness, the
castle and to the north, the small cemetry. (NOTE:
Switch to "Aerial" and zoom in for the
Below are excerpts from several books on Scottish Castles,
describing the castle and it's history.
See the links page for
Learn about the Begg family who
lived there 100 years ago.