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Tel code: 01549 | code search
Postcode: IV27 | code search
Population: 700
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Woodend Caravan & Camping Site
"Never before have we met a more pleasant lady and her family.The surroundings were just wonderful.The site has everything for either camping or staying in a caravan or the ..." More

Woodend Caravan & Camping Site
"My boyfriend and his daughter asked my son and I to join them on holiday, they have been going there for a few years. We stayed in the cottage it ..." More

Dunroamin Caravan Park
"A very quiet park, friendly staff helpful and always willing to go the extra mile.

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Lairg is a small rural village in central Sutherland in the Northern Highlands of Scotland, situated north of Inverness. Archaeological studies have found evidence Lairg was inhabited 5-6000 years ago with the discovery of Cairns and stone burial tombs built by stone-age farmers. In 1807 Lairg was one of the first villages to suffer from the Highland Clearances, where people were evicted from the land to make room for sheep. The railway arrived at Lairg in the 1800’s, still in operation, the railway line runs from Inverness to Thurso. Lairg was one of the first villages in the Highlands to have electricity first from a diesel generator financed by the owner in 1919 and then in 1950s the hydro-electric dam was constructed on Loch Shin. Lairg is a popular tourist resort with spectacular scenery and magnificent mountains, holiday accommodation, shops and local amenities. The Tourist Information Centre has a coffee shop, Internet access, a picnic and children’s play area, forest walks and archaeological trails over Ord Hill. Shin Falls are well-known for the salmon leap and its visitor centre has a restaurant and shop. The purpose-built Ferry-croft Countryside Visitor Centre demonstrates land changes in the area from the ice-age to present day; ranger-led guided walks are offered giving the opportunity to see rare and unique wildlife.

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Dunroamin Caravan Park
Woodend Caravan & Camping Site

Cottage

Brown Cottage

Doctor

Dr Alexander Dickson
The Surgery
Tongue Health Centre

Pub and Bar

Altnaharra Hotel
Crask Inn
Grange Bar
Nip Inn

Restaurant

Altnaharra Hotel
Kinlochbervie Hotel

School

Kinlochbervie High School
Lairg Primary School

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Northern Sights

Shops

A M Ross & Co

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Dunroamin Hotel (9.44 miles)

Dunroamin Hotel

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A friendly hotel where a warm welcome is guaranteed. Scotland's Best Service Award 2002. The hotel has magnificent views all year round and is within easy access to the Scottish highlands.

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Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle (14.31 miles)

Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle
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Heaven On Earth Was How Andrew Carnegie Described Skibo - His Glorious Highland Castle Which Is Now Home To The Carnegie Club. The Carnegie Club ... More
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Mill Farm B and B (14.78 miles)

Mill Farm B and B

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Mill Farm is a working farm and family home, located just two miles away from the historic county town of Dornoch. Set in its own 50 acres of ground, Mill ... More

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Bhraggie House (15.83 miles)

Bhraggie House
Bhraggie House is situated in a wonderful location about one mile from the village of Golspie in a very quiet cul-de-sac. It has magnificent views from the lounge and both bedrooms which are overlooking the ... More | visit website
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Eagle Hotel (16.89 miles)

Eagle Hotel

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The Eagle Hotel is a beautiful, traditionally run hotel in the Idyllic highlands of Scotland. Situated in Royal Dornoch, it makes ideal base to explore the local area, or play ... More

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Dornoch Castle Hotel (17.07 miles)

Dornoch Castle Hotel

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Set in private and beautifully manicured gardens, this Scottish Castle occupies a tranquil position in the heart of the beautiful village of Dornoch, yet still enjoys easy access to the A9. Steeped ... More

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Dornoch Hotel (17.16 miles)

Dornoch Hotel
Set in its own grounds, overlooking Royal Dornoch Golf Course and the sandy beaches of the Dornoch Firth, this attractive hotel is a few minutes walk from the centre of Dornoch, an enchanting little cathedral ... More | visit website
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Morangie House Hotel (19.13 miles)

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The Morangie, a fine old Victorian mansion, is set on the northern outskirts of the Ancient and Royal Burgh of Tain, Ross & Cromarty, one of Scotland's oldest burghs. Its grand design and spacious and ... More | visit website

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Mansfield Castle Hotel (19.70 miles)

Mansfield Castle Hotel

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Mansfield House Hotel is a luxury country house hotel, rated 4 star by the Scottish Tourist Board, in which the resident owners provide a welcoming and friendly atmosphere in a comfortable ... More

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Royal Marine Hotel (20.34 miles)

Royal Marine Hotel

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The Royal Marine Hotel overlooks the mouth of the River Brora and offers calm, gracious surroundings, great food, leisure facilities, log fires and a Highland welcome.
In addition to the leisure club, ... More | visit website

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