Dornoch cottages

Situated in the wild and beautiful Scottish Highlands, Dornoch has wide open sandy beaches that stretch for miles, golf courses, history and heritage and of course stunning scenery. With its dog and child-friendly Blue Flag beach, this is a perfect place for building sandcastles or to go rock pooling in the shallows. With a mixture of woodland and rocky banks, the Falls of Shin has numerous trails that lead you through forest clearings to rivers where salmon leap and children can play. If you prefer to be on two wheels then the 34-mile round trip from Dornoch to Spinningdale and around Loch Buidhe might be something for you. With many excellent road routes offering varied terrain for all abilities. From wildlife watching; ospreys, red deer, seals and dolphins, to nature reserves and whiskey trails, this is an area that can keep everyone entertained, whatever their interests. Search our selection of Dornoch cottages and discover the beauty of this region at your own pace.

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This charming town in the Scottish Highlands offers a mix of history, natural beauty, and cultural experiences. Here are the top five things to see and do in Dornoch:

  1. Dornoch Cathedral: Explore Dornoch Cathedral, a stunning medieval church with a rich history. Admire its architecture, stained glass windows, and the serene atmosphere of its surroundings.

  2. Royal Dornoch Golf Club: Play a round of golf or simply enjoy the picturesque views at the renowned Royal Dornoch Golf Club. The club is consistently ranked as one of the world's top golf courses.

  3. Dornoch Beach: Relax on Dornoch Beach, a beautiful sandy shore known for its tranquil ambience and scenic coastline. Take a leisurely walk, enjoy a picnic, or simply soak in the stunning views.

  4. Historylinks Museum: Visit the Historylinks Museum to learn about the history and heritage of Dornoch and its surrounding area. The museum houses a collection of artefacts, photographs, and exhibits.

  5. Falconry and Highland Tours: Experience the thrill of falconry with a visit to Dornoch Falconry and Wildlife. Enjoy interactive bird of prey experiences and guided wildlife tours in the stunning Highland landscapes.

Bonus: Explore the local shops, galleries, and cafes in Dornoch's town centre, and consider taking a day trip to nearby attractions such as the Fairy Glen or Dunrobin Castle.

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