Portmahomack is a small fishing community in Easter Ross, and it serves as an excellent home base for a wide range of land- and water-based sports and recreational pursuits. The area's bars and hotels also routinely host performances by talented local musicians.
Situated on a stunning sandy bay, the community is home to some of the finest fresh seafood restaurants and a harbour created by Thomas Telford. It borders the Dornoch Firth and is located in the parish of Tarbat on the Tarbat Peninsula.
Search Portmahomack Holiday Accommodation and enjoy stunning sunsets which can be seen from your chalet or vacation home in this one and only community on Scotland's east coast that faces west. Portpatrick is home to a wide variety of restaurants and bars serving food for every palate, as well as sandy beaches and scenic landscapes to explore and numerous tea rooms to stop and refuel in. Golf, cycling, sea cruises, fishing, and water sports, as well as a whole region of walking routes to suit all skills and all ages, are all popular diversions here, as are fishing, strolling, and bird watching. You can stay at a B&B or a hotel, browse at a variety of stores selling regional goods and wares, and visit the Tarbat Discovery Centre, a well regarded museum dedicated to the region's history and culture.
You can try your hand at golf on the nine-hole course and practise green. The hotels by the bay are prime viewing spots for spotting marine life, such as dolphins, seals, and a variety of seabirds.
Find a traditional, highland hotel or a pub in the heart of Portmahomack sitting by the campfire when the weather is variable, close to the harbour take a walk down the award winning sandy beach, with beautiful views of Dornoch Firth and the Sutherland hills. There is a wide variety of affordable and high-quality lodging options in this area.
Shop around a post office, restaurant all kinds of stores and supermarkets a short drive around the old village of Tain Full of dramatic history and scenic landscape, the town boasts spectacular buildings and architecture, and a vast of wildlife to be found in all seasons along with all kinds of sporting and leisure activities for all ages, find a Guest House, set in a rural location in the magnificent setting offering accommodation for families with children or group bookings, short and long term stays and well behaved dogs located in a prime spot for motorbike, vehicle, or camper van tours of the NC500 and access to the Eastern Ross Peninsula.
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- Portmahomack Latitude 57.836024 Longitude -3.822248
- Portmahomack Postcode IV20
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Portmahomack a former fishing village some nine miles East of Tain on the Dornoch Firth is now a holiday resort with accommodation available on caravan site and bed and breakfast as well as hotel.
The low sandy coastline of the Firth has views across to the Sutherland hills. Tarbat Ness Lighthouse, one of the highest towers in Scotland is at the end of the low peninsula.
The coastline to the East is rocky and full of caves.