Landmark Visitor's Guide


The road to Inverness (A9)



Around Inverness

The Black Isle

Dingwall and Around

The Tain Peninsula

North of Bonar Bridge

The Road North (A9)

Northern Extremeties

Landmark Visitor's Guide

Additional Information About Speyside, Inverness and the North East

Places of Interest


John Nicholson Museum
Tel 01955 603761
Open: June to September.


Aviemore Centre
Off the A9, 32 miles (52km) south of Inverness
Tel 01355 247177
Open: All year, daily from 10am.

Glenmore Forest Park
7 miles (11km) east of Aviemore, off the B9152
Tel 05404 223
Open: All year.


Clynelish Distillery
Near Brora centre
Tel 01408 623014
Open: March to October, Monday to Friday 9.30 4.30pm
November to February, Monday to Thursday 9.30 4.30pm

Boat of Garten Loch Garten Nature Reserve Off the B970,
8 miles (13km) north-east of Aviemore Tel 01479 831694
Open: If Ospreys are present, daily, mid-April to August, 10am-8pm.

Rothiemurchus Estate Visitor Centre
1 mile (2km) east from Aviemore
Tel 01479 810858
Open: All year, 9am-5pm.

Strathspey Railway
Aviemore to Boat of Garten
Tel 01479 810725
Open: Phone station for current times.


Landmark Visitor Centre
Carrbridge, 6 miles (l0km) north of Aviemore on old A9
Tel 01479 841613
Open: All year.

Cawdor Castle and Gardens
Village of Cawdor on the B9090, 5 miles (8km) south-west of Nairn
Tel 01667 404615
Open: May to September, 10am-5pm.

Clava Cairns
Near Culloden off the B9006
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: April to September, Monday to
Saturday, 9.30am-7pm. Sunday, 2-7pm.
October to March, Monday to Saturday,
9.30am-4pm. Sunday, 2-4pm.


Hugh Miller's Cottage
On the Black Isle, 22 miles (35km) north-east of Inverness
Tel 01381 600245
Open: April to September, Monday to Saturday, 10am-noon & 1-5pm.
Sundays, 2-5pm.

Culloden Moor
Off the B9006 between Inverness and Nairn
Tel 01463 790607
Visitor Centre open all year daily: Summer 9am-6.30pm, 9.30am-5.30pm the rest of year.

Nairn Fishertown Museum
Laing Hall, King's Street
Tel 01667 453331
Open: May to September, Monday to Saturday, 2.30-4.30pm.
Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 6.30-8.30pm.


The Town House
High Street
Tel 01349 865366
Open: May to September, Monday to Saturday, 10am-5pm.


Dornoch Cathedral
In Dornoch
Tel 01862 810325
Open: All year, 9am to dusk.

Dornoch Craft Centre and Town Jail Town centre
Tel 01862 810555
Open: Monday to Saturday 9.30am-5pm, Sunday noon-5pm except winter.


Urquhart Castle
2 miles (3km) south-east of Drumnadrochit on west shore of Loch Ness
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830 Open: April to September, Monday to Saturday,
9.30am-5.15pm. Sunday,10.30am-4.45pm. October to March, Monday to Saturday,
9.30am-4.20pm. Sunday, 12.30-3.35pm.

Official Loch Ness Monster Exhibition Centre
Loch Ness
Tel 01456 450573
Open: daily, 9am-9.30pm. Off season times vary.


Dunbeath Heritage Centre
The Old School
Tel 01593 731233 Open: Easter to September.

Dunrobin Castle
North side of Golspie on A9
Tel 01408 633177
Open: May, Monday to Saturday, 10.30am-4.30pm, Sundays 1-4.30pm
June to September, Monday to Saturday, 10.30am-5.30pm. Sundays, 12-5.30pm.


Fortrose Cathedral
On Black Isle
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830 Open: April to September, Monday to Saturday, 9.30am-7pm.
Sunday, 2-7pm. October to March, Monday to Saturday, 9.30am-4pm. Sunday, 2-4pm.


Timespan Heritage Centre
Bridgend, Helmsdale
Tel 01431 821327
Open: Easter to mid-October, Monday to Saturday, 10am-5pm,
Sundays, 2-5pm (6pm in July and August).


Inverness Museum and Art Gallery Castle Wynd, near centre
Tel 01463 237114
Open: Monday to Saturday, 9am-5pm, July and August, Sunday 2-5pm.

Eden Court Theatre
Bishop Road
Tel 01463 239841

St Andrews Cathedral
Tel 01463 233535
Open: Daily at 8am.

John O'Groats
Last House Museum
Tel 01955 611250
Open: January to December.


Highland Folk Museum
Off the A9 at Kingussie, 12 miles (19km) south of Aviemore
Tel 01540 661307
Open: All year, April to October, Monday to Saturday, 10am-6pm.
Sundays, 2-6pm. November to March, Monday to Friday, 10am-3pm.

Ruthven Barracks
B970 just south of Kingussie
Historic Scotland
Tel 0131244 3101 Open: At all times.


Near Dunbeath
Laidhay Croft Museum
Tel 01593 731325


Falls of Shin Visitor Centre
Tel: 01549 402231


Clan Gunn Museum and Heritage Centre
Old Church
Tel 01593 721325
Open: June to September, Monday to Saturday.


Fort George and Queen's Own Highlanders Regimental Museum
Near Ardesier off the A96 north between Inverness & Nairn
Tel 01463 224380
Open: April to September, Monday to Saturday, 10am-6pm, Sunday, 2-6pm.
October to March, Monday to Friday, 2-4pm.


Clan MacPherson Museum
In Newtonmore off A9
Tel 01540 673332
Open: May to September, Monday to Saturday, 10am-5.30pm.
Sunday 2.305.30pm, November to March 2-4pm.


Tain and District Museum
Next to the Tolbooth Tower off High
Tel 01862 893054
Open: Easter to end of September,

Glenmorangie Distillery and Visitor Centre
Tel: 01862 892477
Open: All year Mon-Fri 10am to 4pm. June to October Saturdays 10am to 4pm.


Thurso Heritage Museum
Situated in the Town Hall
Tel 01847 892459
Open: June to September, Monday to Saturday, 10am-1pm & 2-5pm.


Caithness Glass Factory & Visitor Centre
Wick on north side of town
Tel 01955 602286
Open: All year, April to October, Monday to Saturday, 9am-5pm, Sunday, 1-5pm.

Wick Heritage Centre
Bank Row
Tel 01955 603385
Open: June to September, Monday to Saturday, 10am-12.30pm, 2-5pm.

Other Useful Information

Inverness Airport
Tel 01667 462280

Wick Airport
Tel 01955 602215

Tourist Information Offices

Grampian Road
Tel 01479 810363

Main Street
Tel 01479 841630

Daviot Wood
A9 by Inverness
Tel 01463 772203

The Square
Tel 01862 810400

Fort Augustus
Car Park,
Tel 01320 366367

High Street
Tel 01479 872773

Coupar Park .
Tel 01431 821640

Castle Wynd
Tel 01463 234353

John O'Groats
County Road
Tel 01955 611373

King Street
Tel 01540 661297

A9 North by Newtonmore
Tel 01540 673253

Tel 01847 62371

Whitechapel Road
Tel 01955 602596



Dower House***
Tel 01463 870090

Boat of Garten **
The Boat Hotel
Tel 01479 831258

Brora **
Links & Royal Marine Hotels
Tel 01408 621225

Tigh Fada B&B
Golf Road, Brora
Tel: 01408 621332

Grantown-on-Spey (near)

Auchendean Lodge*
Tel 01479 851347


Culloden House***
Tel 01463 790461


Mrs Lee B&B*
Tel 01463 237254


Sutherland Arms**
Tel 01549 402291


Clifton House***
Tel 01667 53119


Mrs Tuck B&B*
Tel 01847 894511


Wellington Guest House*
Tel 01955 603287

Thursday, December 26th, 2019

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