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Tel code: 01349 | code search
Postcode: IV11 | code search
Population: 720
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Birthplace of:
Sir Thomas Urquhart
Hugh Miller

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Cromarty is a well-preserved historic town on the east-coast of the Highlands of Scotland situated at the mouth of the Moray Firth at the easternmost point of the Black Isle. Cromarty was established as a Royal Burgh in the13th century. The town was developed in 1772 by George Ross, owner of the Cromarty Estate, building a brewery, a hand-loom factory, the Courthouse, the harbour and Cromarty House, which replaced the old castle. The town has many architecturally interesting Georgian buildings, cafes, restaurants, pubs, hotels and holiday accommodations. There is a bakery, library, general store, post office and at the east end of the village in the Old Fisher-town are antique shops and a working pottery. The award winning Cromarty Courthouse Museum has local history demonstrations. The Hugh Miller Museum and Birthplace Cottage is a 17th century, thatched, three story Georgian villa, maintained by the National Trust for Scotland dedicated to the local writer and geologist. Cromarty boasts beautiful sandy beaches with coastal walks. There is a fine natural harbour home to the smallest car-ferry in Scotland operating between Cromarty and Nigg. There are boat tours around the scenic country-side; there are dolphins in the Firth, bird reserves and abundant wildlife. Other out-doors activities including golf, walking, sea-fishing and mountain-bike hire.

Attraction

Cromarty Courthouse Museum
Hugh Miller's Cottage

Doctor

The Surgery

Inn

Cromarty Arms Inn
Royal Hotel Cromarty

School

Cromarty Primary School

Venue

Old Brewery Cromarty

Shops

Symonds Enterprises
D Henderson
DM Stores Ltd
The Emporium

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Royal Hotel Cromarty (0.08 miles)

Royal Hotel Cromarty

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Overlooking the peaceful Cromarty Harbour, with stunning views of the Cromarty Firth, the hotel offers you traditional Highland hospitality at its best, whether you are staying for relaxation or that ... More

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Sydney House (0.09 miles)

Sydney House
Situated on the High Street, Sydney House is a traditional Georgian House. Built in 1849, it was once known as “Watt’s Temperance Hotel”. Sydney House has recently been renovated to a high standard. Great care ... More | visit website
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Cromarty Arms Inn (0.21 miles)

Cromarty Arms Inn

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A small family run inn with home cooking and friendly atmosphere

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Cromarty Old Brewery (0.35 miles)

Cromarty Old Brewery

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The Cromarty Centre is a restored and converted 18th Century Brewery. Bed and breakfast or self catering holiday accommodation is available. The historic, conservation town of Cromarty is ‘the jewel ... More

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Kincraig Castle Hotel (5.91 miles)

Kincraig Castle Hotel

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A relaxing retreat just 20 minutes away from Inverness, this peaceful hotel is surrounded by some of Scotland’s best golf courses, beaches, distilleries, castles and scenery. Kincraig Hotel is set in ... More

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Conusg Brae B&B (7.45 miles)

Conusg Brae B&B

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Ardersier Bed & Breakfast - come and relax in the North. The ideal location for visiting the Highland and Grampian regions of Scotland. Conusg Brae is a modern property situated ... More

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The Gun Lodge Hotel (7.64 miles)

The Gun Lodge Hotel
The family run Gun Lodge Hotel offers a warm highland welcome. Conveniently situated a few minutes from the airport yet in a quiet historic village location a short walk to the sea front with stunning ... More | visit website
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Dolphin Bay Suites (7.72 miles)

Dolphin Bay Suites

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Spacious, new, and very well equipped, these seafront apartments are on the inner Moray Firth, at the centre of friendly Ardersier village, east of Inverness and ideal for the airport. ... More

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Chanonry Cottage (7.77 miles)

Situated in Fortrose on the Black Isle Chanonry Cottage is in a convenient location, ideally suited for those that wish immediate access the amenities of the town. With the Baker right next door you can ... More | visit website
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Hillhaven Bed & Breakfast (8.47 miles)

Hillhaven Bed & Breakfast
Welcome to Hillhaven Bed & Breakfast, where we provide 4 star bed and breakfast accommodation, in Fortrose in the Highlands of Scotland. We have just completed a refurbishment of our two bedrooms and now offer ... More | visit website

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