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Ferintosh can be found three miles north east of Conon Bridge, the position of Ferintosh provides the visitor with a good access for touring from the Black Isle with it's good options for accommodation. The township of Ferintosh is an estate belonging after 1667 to the family Forbes of Culloden as compensation for damage caused to the estate in the troubles of the 17th century, The Scottish parliament in 1690 granted Duncan Forbes the right to make whisky on the estate of Ferintosh unrestricted by excise regulations, it was then described as a ancient Brewery of aqua-vitae, the family were bought out of there hereditary rights in 1785 for the princely sum of £20.000 After the distilleries of the Forbes were closed, Taunahinch 1814 and Braelangwell in 1826 took over the Ferintosh Whisky and continued distilling until the 1840's, during this time In the days when the distilleries talked about distilling spirits, the name of Ferintosh meant the whole area of Black Isle.

  • Ferintosh Geolocation Latitude 57.5671° N Longitude -4.3820° W
  • Ferintosh Postcode IV27
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The earliest Scottish distillery mentioned in official records was the Ferintosh, After that in 1879, they built a distillery called Ferintosh Distillery in other word Ben Wyvis, at Dingwall. Older industries revolve around farming and fishing here, the rest of Ross and Cromarty has a surprisingly long documented history considering its rural character and remoteness.

The Romans mentioned the natural harbour of the Cromarty Firth in their surveys, and Macbeth, King of Scotland in the 11th century, and much maligned by Shakespeare, held the title 'Thane of Cromarty.' The area has may types of accommodation to stay from Bed and Breakfasts hotels, hostels, pods, self catering to chose from to explore this ancient area.


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