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Canisbay, Highland

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Canisbay, Highland

Canisbay is a rural hamlet located about 1 mile southwest of Huna and 2.5 miles southwest of John o' Groats in Caithness, Scottish Highlands, and is in the Scottish council area of Highland. It lies on the A836 coast road, which bypasses the hamlet to the north. It is home to Canisbay Primary School, a Village Hall, Medical Practice, and two Churches, one of which is the church used by Charles, Prince of Wales.
Post townWick
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyCaithness
OS GridND3472
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01955 611

Other names by which Canisbay, Highland has been known in the past

Canesby ~ Cannesbey ~ Cannesby

Canisbay, Highland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Canisbay, coast par., NE. Caithness-shire, on the Pentland Firth, 26,243 ac., pop. 2626; P.O.

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