There is little information about Crombie Castle which was originaly owned by the Innes and the passed through various hands at different times. Various work was done to the building at different times of which the most recent was in the earlier twentieth century.
Recently, 2014, the castle has been undergoing exterior and interior decoration to make it habitable as a private residence.
Why are 200 stones aligned in a pattern in this field (and there were probably 600 to start with). What was there purpose? This is the most striking and most mysterious of the stone lines in Caithness. Just off A99 South of Wick and easy to visit. (signposted)
The castle stands on a peninsula about 50 metres above sea level overlooking the sea. It is surrounded on all sides by steep rocks and is cut off from the mainland by a natural ditch at the neck of the peninsula. It was inhabited until 1600s and is now ruined.