Other places to stay in and around Nairn
to self-catering accommodation at The Cottar House
Nairn is an ideal seaside town as a base for travelling.
The Cottar House, which is an old Scots name for a cottage in the grounds
of a house, is situated in the centre of town, only a few minutes walk
from shops, beaches, river walks, restaurants and two championship golf
The Cottar House Accommodation
It is a comfortable, well-equipped, newly refurbished cottage, sleeping
2 people, and is open all year.
It has an open-plan sitting room and kitchen, one
T win-bedded room (beds can be linked together on request), bathroom with
shower, private parking and garden.
All electricity, towels and linen included.
The Cottar Facilities
The cottage has a digital TV and DVD player.
Private garden with outdoor furniture
Domestic Help Available
No Pets Allowed
No Smoking Permitted
No credit cards accepted
East Beach, Nairn
Nairn is the ideal place to stay for touring the Highlands with places
like the beautiful island of Skye and the fishing port of Ullapool to
An hour’s drive takes you to the fairy-tale castle of Dunnrobin
with stunning sea views and gardens.
Nairn has long been known as a seaside holiday resort having been popular
since Victorian times.
It has spectacular beaches that have achieved the highest European accolade
for cleanliness – the blue flag.
Brodie Castle is located 4.5 miles west of Forres and 24 miles east of
Inverness on the east coast of Scotland.
Having been badly damaged by fire in 1645, the castle was later rebuilt.
There's also a picnic area, tea room and gift shop, adventure playground
with timber fort for the kids, woodland walks, gardens and a lake.
Cawdor Castle dates from the late 14th century and was built as a private
fortress by the Thanes of Cawdor. The ancient medieval tower was built
around the legendary holly-tree.
Nairn is close to the “Whisky Trail” with famous names such
as Glenfiddich, Macallan, Glenfarclas, and Cardhu. Visitors are welcome
at many distilleries where tours are provided along with a “wee
A vast site and one of the most outstanding artillery fortifications in
It was planned in 1747 as a base for George II’s army and was completed
The cafe is open daily all week during the summer. In winter,
it opens from 10.00am to 2.30pm, Monday to Saturday only.
Nairn boasts two splendid golf courses, the Nairn Golf Club and the Nairn
Dunbar Golf Course, which hosted the Walker Cup in 1999.
Both have stunning views over the Moray Firth, so even if the golf is
poor, the views will be good!
Nairn Old Harbour
The old fishing harbour has been converted to a marina.
From here , there are walks along the river and the beach gives you access
to Culbin Forest.
Dolphin boat trips from the harbour are also popular.
Walking and Climbing
The best climbing, walking in Scotland is easily accessed from Nairn.
Mountain ranges such as Torridon, Glen Shiel, Glen Affric, Cairngorm and
the Grampians are within a short drive and offer magificent photographic
Weekly ceilidhs offer a cultural insight into the Highlands' musical heritage.
They are informal dances with local musicians and a good time is had by
Getting There by Railway
5 minutes walk from train station
Getting there by Aeroplane
5 miles from Inverness (Dalcross) Airport
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