Clett Rock

 

 

Just around Holborn Head and Scrabster, lies Clett Rock. A stack of rock, separated from the headland by 50m. Strong tides run around the stack which have lead to interesting topographical features below the water.

 

 
 

The rock is made of layers of Caithness stone which do not lie horizontal. Viewed from in a boat, the illusion is generated that the sea surface is running downhill.

 

This is an excellent wall dive as the dive takes you right around the below surface features of the stack, inluding the 'bowl' eroded into the seabed at the east end. At various stages of the tide, this is a very exhilarating drift dive site.