Travel Guide - Nairn near Inverness

Nairn is a beautiful ancient fishing and market town located on the banks of the Moray Firth. Stunning sandy beaches, Championship golf courses and dolphin watching are only some of the reasons why Nairn remains to this day a popular holiday destination for Scots ever since the Victorians started holidaying here in the 18th century.

Staying in Nairn offers a great base for exploring the Scottish Highlands, from Culloden to Loch Ness. Dolphins draw wildlife enthusiasts every year on the Moray Firth and the centre of golf excellence brings golfers from far and wide. This year Nairn is hosting the world orienteering championships. 

Nairn Highland Games is a big event in the local calendar bringing friends and family together in summer.

The beach at Nairn is one of the most beautiful on the north coast, with stretches of sands that go on for miles and a promenade for short strolls.

Venture to Loch Ness and stop off at Urquhart Castle, have a beer at the Black Isle Brewery or do a spot of shopping in Inverness.