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Clyth is located in Caithness
Clyth shown within the Caithness area
OS grid reference ND2837
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LYBSTER
Postcode district KW3
Dialling code 01593
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
58°19′12″N 3°13′01″W / 58.320°N 3.217°W / 58.320; -3.217Coordinates: 58°19′12″N 3°13′01″W / 58.320°N 3.217°W / 58.320; -3.217

Clyth is a remote scattered coastal crofting village, in eastern Caithness, Scottish Highlands and is in the Scottish council area of Highland.

Upper Clyth, Clyth Mains, Mid Clyth, Hill of Mid Clyth, West Clyth and East Clyth are all associated with Clyth. Clyth is situated 8 miles (13 km) south of Wick. The village of Lybster lies 3 miles (4.8 km) to the south west.

In April 1855 disaster struck East Clyth. A boat manned by thirteen young men from the village aged from twelve to nineteen years was swamped in deep water, and they all drowned.[1]

The Hill o' Many Stanes is at Mid Clyth. It has about 200 upright stones, set out in rows on the hillside. probably erected about 4,000 years ago.