Picture shows Chapel built by Italian PoWs, but Orkney has several millennium of history withScara Braeshowing a settlement approximately 5,000 years old and the ancient Standing Stones of Stenness and world famous Ring of Brodgar.
The Highlands provides a great base for all outdoor pursuits from Walking,Fishing,Bike Riding,Horse Riding, Painting, Bird Watching, Wildlife Viewing & Photography! (just a few).
Golf, Links Golf and the Open
There are 27 Golf Clubs within within a 10mile radius of the City including many spectacular links courses. Regular host to the Scottish open, Castle Stewart is nearby on the road to the airport there are many but a little further afield, 45 minutes drive north of Inverness takes you to Royal Dornoch Championship course.
Dolphins and other Seaside Wildlife
Moray Firth Bottlenose Dolphins, Whales, Seals and a wide selection of sea life and birds to watch are available across the beaches. A few miles south Dolphin Cruises set out fromAvoch on the Black Isle and can be seen from the shore at Channory Point where this photo of the leaping dolphin was taken.
The Highlands have a wealth of coastline styles with miles of virgin sands on the East Coast from the Moray Coast to Nairn, the Black Isle to the North and further North and West coasts have many sandy and secluded rocky coves. Surfing is available and popular on many.
Day Trip to the West Highlands
West Highland’s Locations profit from the gulf stream to provide superb, almost tropical plants in places coupled with a dramatic craggy coastline and spectacular sunsets like this one at Scourie. Ullapool, Wester Ross and the Isle of Skye are all well within an day trip from the B&B.
72 Kenneth Street, Inverness,
Tel: 07805 902 542
Owner Islay will happily take calls on the mobile telephone number above if you have any questions.