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Dornoch & Dornoch Cathedral

Beautiful 13th-century Dornoch Cathedral

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The town of Dornoch is a former royal burgh and home to some of the most gorgeous beaches and coasts in the Highlands.

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  • Boutique Shops
  • Historical
  • Beaches
  • Local Food & Crafts
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Loch Ness

The most famous loch in the world

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As far as famous sites within the Highlands or even the whole of Scotland go, perhaps the most famous is Loch Ness

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  • Viewpoint
  • Photo Opp
  • Famous Landmark
  • Outdoors
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Clava Cairns

A fantastic example of Scotland's distant history

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Clava Cairns deeply sacred place within the landscape of the Highlands is steeped in over 4000 years of History. More recently it has also served as the inspiration behind Craigh na Dun in the book and TV series, Outlander.

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  • Historical
  • Outdoors
  • Outlander
  • Educational
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Inverness & Loch Ness
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River Ness & The Ness Islands

Ness Islands, a group of wooded islands connected by suspension bridges

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Nature-lovers should keep an eye out for common and grey seals, a number of bat species, and birds such as dippers, goosander and the occasional osprey along the River Ness and Ness Islands.

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  • Nearby City Centre
  • Outdoors
  • Bird Watching
  • Picnics
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Inverness & Loch Ness
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Falls of Shin

The falls are truly a force of nature

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The Falls of Shin is a popular visitor attraction in the North of Scotland. Situated near the village of Lairg

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  • Salmon Leaping
  • Outdoors
  • Waterfall
  • Nearby Shops
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North From Inverness
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Glenmorangie Distillery

One of the most famous whisky distilleries in Scotland

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Explore the traditions passed down through generations and learn more about the whisky-making process as perfected by Glenmorangie’s legendary craftsmen. Visit the distillery with us and even arrange to take a Glenmorangie Distillery Tour along the way.

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  • Educational
  • Landmark
  • Tastings
  • Distillery Tours
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North From Invergordon
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Dunrobin Castle

Largest stately home in the Northern Highlands

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Dunrobin Castle is one of Scotland’s most impressive stately homes and the largest in the northern Highlands.

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  • Tea Room
  • Falconry Events
  • Historical
  • Gift Shop
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North From Invergordon
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Urquhart Castle

A 5th Century castle with ancient Pictish origins

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High above the murky, deep waters of Loch Ness is Urquhart Castle - perhaps the most iconic sights available around the loch. The castle has ancient Pictish origins, with the land once being the site of a 5th Century fort. 

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  • Visitor Centre
  • Education
  • Shop
  • Cafe
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South From Invergordon
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Beauly Priory

Beauly Priory, an ancient abbey located in the village of Beauly

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Beauly Priory is an ancient abbey located in the village of Beauly, thought to have been founded around 1230. French monks settled here, who gave the area and the nearby river the name “beau lieu” (“beautiful place,”) which has stuck ever since.

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  • Historic
  • Outdoors
  • Photo Opp
  • Educational
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North From Invergordon
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Cawdor Castle & Gardens

History dating back to the 14th Century

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Cawdor Castle and Gardens is an increasingly popular Highland attraction with history and scenery in abundance. If you’re considering an adventure from Inverness or Invergordon while in the Highlands, the beautiful scenery at Cawdor Castle and Gardens is a must.

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  • Gardens
  • Castle Tour
  • Cafe
  • Nature Trails
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Inverness & Loch Ness
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Millionaire's View

Spectacular views towards the mountains of Sutherland from Millionaire's View

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An elevated viewpoint providing great photo opportunities, overlooking Dornoch Firth, Dornoch Bridge, and spectacular views of the Sutherland mountain range.

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  • Photo Opp
  • Outdoors
  • Viewpoint
  • Walking
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North From Invergordon
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St Andrews Cathedral

A beautiful cathedral church dating back to 1869

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The main Cathedral is open every day for visitors to view, quietly reflect and pray if they wish.

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  • Religous
  • Historical
  • Services
  • Small Cafe
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South From Invergordon
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