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Muir-Of-Ord

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Tel code: 01463 | code search
Postcode: IV6 | code search
Population: 1900
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Muir of Ord is a large picturesque village in the Highlands of Scotland, situated on the western edge of the Black Isle, 14 miles north-west of Inverness. Muir of Ord was previously the hamlet of Tarradale, the new road systems built in 1814 increased the traffic and led to the growth of the village, flat land south of Tarradale was selected for cattle-drovers to congregate and from 1820 this was the location of large Trysts (cattle markets) on the site known as Muir of Ord. The railway arrived in 1862 with a station at Tarradale however the station was name after the Tryst site and gradually Tarradale was no longer used. The railway remains in operation on the main-line north from Inverness. From the 19th century Muir of Ord has been known for its whiskey production, illicit whiskey was produced at the Mill of Ord, until it legalised operations in 1838. The distillery is now known as Glen Ord and has a visitor centre and guided tours. Muir of Ord is a popular tourist resort with hotels and holiday accommodation, shops and local amenities, a village hall and the Muir of Ord Golf Club. Other activities include walking, fishing and nature watching. TheBlack Isle Show is a large agricultural show held each August near Muir

Attraction

Glen Ord Distillery Visitor Centre

Cottage

Glen Affric
Welcome Cottages

Doctor

The Surgery

Golf Club

Muir of Ord Golf Club

Inn

Ord Arms

Restaurant

Kahen Tandoori
Ord House Hotel

School

Mulbuie Primary School
Tarradale Primary School

Self-Catering

Fairburn Activity Centre

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Castle Cars
Corrie Hire
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Shops

Marj Donaldson

Activities

Fairburn Activity Centre(Adventure)

Places to Stay near Muir-Of-Ord

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Ord Arms (0.17 miles)

Ord Arms
The Ord Arms is a self classified 8 bedroomed, 2* family run hotel offering a friendly, relaxed atmosphere to all our guests including facilities such as a wifi, flat screen televisions showing Sky channels. All ... More | visit website
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Dower House (0.80 miles)

Dower House

Recently awarded Good Hotel Guide "Best Guest House Cesar award 2008". A small hotel situated in 5 acres of lovely gardens. Interesting menu and wine list as recommended by all leading guide books. Ideal for touring ... More | visit website

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Hillview Park (0.97 miles)

Hillview Park
Hillview park would like to welcome you to our friendly family run bed and breakfast accommodation just 12 miles from Inverness the capital of the Highlands. We are a modern bungalow with spacious comfortable en-suite ... More | visit website
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Springburn Lodge (1.37 miles)

Springburn Lodge
There is always a friendly welcolme ;you can choose your accommodation style whether you prefer modern or traditional .Springburn Lodge is a modern lodge built 2005 with luxury rooms; all rooms have TV ;DVD ... More | visit website
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Carndaisy House (2.11 miles)

Carndaisy House

Carndaisy House is family run guest house accommodation set in spectacular countryside near Inverness. On arrival at our B&B in the Highlands, you are assured of a warm welcome. Our guesthouse offers excellent bed and ... More | visit website

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Priory Hotel (2.38 miles)

Priory Hotel

All our rooms come with all the features that will make your stay a real treat. The attitude of total flexibility at the Priory is one of its great features - early check-in, late check-out, ... More | visit website

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The Lovat (2.42 miles)

The Lovat

This hotel offers a home away from home in the heart of the magnificent Scottish Highlands.

Just a 20 minute drive from Inverness, set within historic Beauly, the Lovat is ideally located for fishing, walking, bird ... More | visit website

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Conon Bridge Hotel (3.50 miles)

Conon Bridge Hotel

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Situated amongst beautiful highland scenery alongside the River Conon, this charming village hotel offers very comfortable accommodation and excellent food and drink. The Conon Bridge Hotel is close to Dingwall, the ancient ... More

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Old North Inn (4.15 miles)

Old North Inn

Small comfortable country inn only 7 miles from Inverness Centre and 15 minutes from Loch Ness.Award winning pub food.

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Fairburn Lodge (4.26 miles)

Fairburn Lodge

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Set in marvellous woodland, Fairburn Lodge (and Activity Centre) overlooks the beautiful and tranquil Strathconon Glen, only 30 minutes from Inverness. Located within the grounds of Fairburn House, Fairburn Lodge (and Activity ... More

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