A village on the north coast of Sutherland, Strathy lies a half-mile (1 km) southeast of the mouth of the River Strathy where it enters Strathy Bay and 8 miles (13 km) east of Bettyhill. Buildings of interest include the Strathy Parliamentary Church and manse, built by Thomas Telford in 1828, a Free Church (c.1845) and manse (1862), , a Free Presbyterian Church (c.1900) and the Church of Scotland and its manse (1910-1). Strathy Bridge, a concrete girder bridge built in the 1920s by Sir Owen Williams spands the River Strathy. Strathy Point Lighthouse (1958), was the first all-electric lighthouse in Scotland.

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