Dornoch Tourist Information

Durnoch Firth, Scotland

Durnoch Firth, Scotland

A Highlands east coast jewel, Dornoch in Sutherland sits to the north of Inverness, within an hour’s drive of the airport, in a designated Scenic Area of the Highlands. A spectacular coastal location for a golfing holiday, you’ll find Championship course, the Royal Dornoch Golf Club here in the Dornoch area situated right on the curved coast overlooking glorious sandy beaches. Royal Dornoch is amongst the top 20 best golf courses in the world! A selection of other premier golf links are also in the area including Brora, Fortrose, Nairn and Tain.

Centred around a traditional Scottish square flanked by a heritage castle, Dornoch also has a striking historic 13th Century cathedral and a selection of quaint craft and antiques shops. A host of idyllic rural holiday cottages feature in the Donoch and Sutherland area, together with a luxurious castle hotel perfect for luxury golf leisure holidays.

 Hop aboard a dolphin watching boat trip from nearby Cromarty and the Moray Firths and enjoy a range of local outdoor activities from shooting and fishing to quad biking and off roading. Dornoch is perfectly placed for touring, just a stone’s throw from John O’Groats, The Caithness coast and Dunnet Head.

A wealth of attractions in Inverness and around Loch Ness to the south are an easy day trip distance away. Stay in one of Scotland’s most spectacular coastal golf links locations – book Dornoch accommodation online with Iknow.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.