The tranquil and charming town of Dornoch lies on the edge of the Dornoch Firth, within the county of Sutherland and Highlands of Scotland. The Dornoch Firth benefits from being a special area for both conservation and wildlife and is also a designated National Scenic Area. As such there is a combination of award winning beaches, abundant wildlife, and spectacular scenery.
The thriving town is dominated by a grand 13th Century Cathedral and is also home to an impressive Bishop’s palace, now a hotel as well as an array of pleasant town houses and cottages. The Royal Dornoch Golf club provides a splendid and renowned championship links course whilst a number of amenities and interesting shops service the town. The town is very popular amongst tourists and provides an ideal stopping point being a few miles from the A9 and an hour’s drive from Inverness airport. Plenty of accommodation is available including two campsites and a holiday home park close by. Dornoch also acts as an ideal base from which to explore further North and into the Highlands.