Fortrose Attractions

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This is a lovely museum known as Groam House Museum is an outstanding centre for Pictish and Celtic Art in Ross-shire.The unique display is focused on 15 carved Pictish stones, sculptures and Pictish art, with a permanent display of a magnificent Rosemarkie cross-slab, decorated with enigmatic Pictish symbols and Christian crosses, all originating in the village,The George Bain Collection has been awarded the status of a Recognised Collection of National Significance by Museums Galleries...

Fortrose Attractions

Rosemarkie Bay
Rosemarkie Bay

Rosemarkie Holiday Accommodation Guide

Rosemarkie Holiday Accommodation Guide provides the visitor with the tools tobook there accommodation in Rosemarkie direct with the owners for the best possible deals. Rosemarkie is an old fishing village in Cromarty, and it is here that you will discover many artisan stores, as well as historic buildings such as the Hugh Millar Cottage, the Carnegie Library, the Cromarty Court house, an old church, and a lighthouse. Groam House Museum, a health shop stocked with essential oils, herbs, and gifts, an antique shop, and the hypnotic allure of the adjacent Fairy Glen are some of the attractions in the area.

There is a regular bus service to Inverness, which is approximately 25 kilometres (approximately 16 miles) away from the village. Inverness is home to a wider variety of stores and services, as well as an airport that serves both domestic and international destinations. The village is located approximately 24 kilometres (15 miles) from Inverness.

Rosemarkie beach is much-liked not just by residents of the area but also by visitors from further afield. The beach itself leads to the ancient Fortrose and Rosemarkie Golf Club as well as the Rosemarkie Caravan park.

You'll find a Post Office, a Co-op, a leisure centre, vets, bakers, and butchers, as well as restaurants, bakeries, and butchers, here in Fortrose on the Black Isle, which is a Historic Cathedral village about 12 miles north of Inverness. Fortrose is a part of the Black Isle. Find accommodations in the form of bed and breakfasts all across this area.

There is a bus stop that offers a consistent service into Inverness, which is where a more extensive selection of city amenities can be found. These amenities include a train station that offers daily services to Inverness from Glasgow, Edinburgh, and all major cities in the United Kingdom, in addition to overnight Sleeper services.

In addition, there is a high school in Fortrose, while the elementary school may be found in the neighbouring community of Avoch. Additionally, there is a medical centre and the Fortrose & Rosemarkie golf club in Fortrose.

You can reach Chanonry Point, which has picnic benches and is a place where dolphins may be seen, after a short stroll along the beach in the direction of the point.

The area is home to the ruins of the Cathedral as well as its gardens, a harbour, and a sailing club. There is also a wide selection of restaurants in the neighbourhood, in addition to a bakery, a small cooperative grocery store, a post office, and an antique and gift shop.

There is a path that leads from Fortrose all the way to Avoch, which is yet another community that is known for its quaint tiny fishing cottages. This path follows an old railway track.

There are links to other fascinating areas, including as Skye and Orkney, that can be made in Inverness, which is serviced by buses departing from Fortrose. You may reach "Outlander Land," also known as the historic Culloden Battlefield, museum, and Fort George, from Inverness by travelling east for a short distance. Following the Great Glen Fault to the west from Inverness, you will arrive at the infamous and enigmatic Loch Ness, which is famed around the world for the legendary creature known as Nessie.

The location of Rosemarkie, which is only 24 kilometres away from the city of Inverness, makes it an ideal home base from which to explore the rest of the Highlands.

The Black Isle has its own unique microclimate, and as a result, the weather there is typically superior to that in other regions of Scotland. As a result, it is an excellent location for setting up a campsite.

Instead of being an island, the Black Isle is technically a peninsula that extends all the way from Beauly to Cromarty at the very end.

Moray Firth and Cromarty Firth are found on either side of it. Between Fortrose and Rosemarkie town is where you'll find the expansive natural sand bar known as Chanonry point. It is well known for being the greatest area in the United Kingdom to view the northernmost population of bottlenose dolphins, and it also features a very picturesque golf course and lighthouse.

Rosemarkie lies a quarter of a mile east of the town of Fortrose, The two town's make up the Royal Burgh Of Fortrose and Rosemarkie, situated either side of the Chanonry Ness about twelve miles north-east of Inverness offering accommodation to suite all budgets, from Bed and Breakfast Hotels, Hostel's and self catering properties the town fronts on a wide picturesque bay, with views of Fort George and the Moray Firth, it has one of the finest beaches on the Moray Firth Coast Line.

Rosemarkie is probably best known for its collection of finely carved pictish stones the 8th-9th century sculptures, found in and around the village churchyard, are displayed in the Groam House Museum, a converted 18th-century town-house, from the town you can bike ride, miles of graded mountain bike trails with great views over the Moray Firth, and see bottle-nose dolphins, ride the ferry to the Black Isle, being a haven for wild life, seabirds like guillemots and cormorants and the odd seal and otter too, wild flowers and sea life, including Britain's largest school of wild dolphins, cycle through ancient woodland and castle ruins.

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The fairy glen walk has sheltered paths between sandstone cliffs and waterfalls to protect you from the cold, there are bluebells in spring, lush green leaves in summer, autumn colour and lovely birds all year, There are earth pillars in the gorge, left as the burn eroding soft deposits, From the upper waterfall you have the choice of returning to Rosemarkie either by your outward path or by walking down the A832 a great walk for ramblers Rosemarkie is ideally situated for touring the North of Scotland with its many types of accommodation on offer from Bed and Breakfast Hotels, Hostel's and self catering properties, the Isle of Skye, and the fishing ports of Ullapool and Gairloch are all within easy drive of here.

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