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Parish of Farr

Farr is a coastal parish, which lies in Highland Council Area, some 26 miles (42 km) north of Lairg and 26 miles (43 km) northwest of Helmsdale in Highland.

It is located in the old county of Sutherland, which disappeared following the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1974.

The parish has an area of 1078.1 sq. km (416.2 sq. miles). Farr has 8 neighbouring parishes; namely Clyne, Durness, Halkirk, Kildonan, Lairg, Reay, Rogart and Tongue. The boundaries of this parish were modified among significant changes recommended by the Boundary Commissioners after the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1889.


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