Just over an hour's drive from Inverness, feel a sense of escapism as you explore the hidden gems situated in the historic town of Dornoch. Have the ultimate fairytale experience by visiting Dunrobin Castle. Delve into its historic past and make sure to explore the castle gardens which were inspired by the Palace of Versailles in Paris.
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For keen golfers, play a round of golf at Dornoch's famous Championship Course, currently ranked 5th best in the world. If you want to continue on your golfing adventure, why not head out to Golspie, Tain and Bonar Bridge courses?
Make sure to take a stroll along Dornoch's sandy beaches, and during the warmer weather, dip your toe in the water or go for a paddle or swim in the sea. Dornoch's outdoor pursuits don't end there - the town boasts an excellent range of cycling routes including Dornoch to Spinningdale which passes through some of the Highland's most beautiful scenery.
ULLAPOOL AND WESTER ROSS
For your next trip to Scotland, why not consider visiting the picturesque fishing town of Ullapool? For all the animal lovers out there, the Inverpolly National Nature Reserve is a great place to catch a glimpse of some of Scotland's most stunning wildlife including wildcats, buzzards and golden eagles.
Wester Ross is full of stunning landscapes and lochs. Its scenery will leave you in awe as you drive through its long stretching roads and communities. Make sure to keep your wits about you as you take on the dizzying depths of Corrieshalloch Gorge and the Falls of Measach, two beauty spots that are a must-see in this part of the world.
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