Cromarty attractions

Cromarty attractions

 

Cromarty Scotland HighlandsCromarty, on the tip of the Black Isle at the mouth of the Cromarty Firth is the Highlands' best preserved historic town. It is a jewel, rich in history, folklore, striking vernacular architecture, and grand views of seven counties from the headland above it. Cromarty is more than just an 18th century town. For modern travellers and holidaymakers it can provide a wealth of attractions: sandy beaches, unusual architecture, Bottlenose Dolphins, eating places, a multi-award winning museum, beautiful countryside, wildlife, and bird reserves of international importance.

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Attractions Fortrose Cathedral.Tel: 01667 460232. Only the south aisle of the nave and chapter house survive at this beautiful red sandstone cathedral, but the plan of the buildings are laid out in the grass. The cathedral was built in the first half of the 13th century, though it was extended and altered in the 14th and 15th centuries. About 7 miles southwest of Cromarty.

Fortrose Cathedral

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Attractions Groam House Museum and Pictish Centre, High Street, Rosemarkie, Ross-shire, Scotland IV10 8UF. Tel: 01381 620961. The museum is an outstanding Pictish Centre for Ross and Cromarty. The unique display is focussed on 15 carved Pictish stones. All the stones originated in Rosemarkie, some dating back to the 8th century AD, when it was an important centre of early Christianity. About 6 miles southwest of Cromarty.

Groam House Museum

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Attractions Cromarty Courthouse Museum, Church Street, CROMARTY IV11 8XATel: 01381 600418. The unspoilt, 18th century port of Cromarty sits at the tip of the Black Isle peninsula. Our museum, in the town's eighteenth- century Courthouse, uses extensive research and modern technology to help you share our enthusiasm for Cromarty - past and present. Check website for opening times. www.cromarty-courthouse.org.uk. Location: In the centre of Cromarty.

Cromarty Courthouse Museum

Attractions Miller House & Hugh Miller's Cottage, Church Street, Cromarty, Ross-shire, IV11 8XA. Tel (01381) 600245. Miller House is a handsome Georgian villa built by Miller’s sea-captain father and is the home of a superb new museum created by the National Trust for Scotland. It presents Hugh Miller’s many talents – including stonemason, geologist, writer, editor and church reformer – through a variety of exhibitions, with some of the artefacts reappearing after over 20 years in storage. Location: In the centre of Cromarty.

Miller House & Hugh Miller's Cottage

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