Haster

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Haster
Haster is located in Caithness
Haster
Haster
Haster shown within the Caithness area
OS grid referenceND313390
Council area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtKW1 5
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FireScottish
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EU ParliamentScotland
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58°26′39″N 3°09′24″W / 58.444099°N 3.156581°W / 58.444099; -3.156581Coordinates: 58°26′39″N 3°09′24″W / 58.444099°N 3.156581°W / 58.444099; -3.156581

Haster is a small remote rural hamlet and district in Wick, in the Highland area of Scotland.[1] It is located just west of the Bridge of Haster, which carries the A882 road linking the burghs of Wick and Thurso over Achairn Burn to the main A9 road. It is about four kilometres west of Wick and about eight kilometres east of Watten. An older centre is about one kilometre to the south.

Haster has 2 play parks and a football pitch. Birthplace of legendary float builders.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Haster". The Gazetteer for Scotland. School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh and The Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Retrieved 20 June 2018.