Sutherland and easter ross is a largely undiscovered corner of north-east scotland with some of the most spectacular scenery in the country. The area is steeped in history with the 1845 highland clearances further west is croick church where some of the people who were displaced have marked their names around the church and on the windows. Visit the falls of shin where atlantic salmon can be seen jumping at certain times of the year. Nearby dornoch beach has pure soft sand. Golfers have a choice of many golf courses close to the renowned 500 route scotland s answer to route 66 in america. Ardgay village hosts a train station bus service local taxi service fishing permits available from the village shop bike shop and garage.