The Location

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Robertson’s Roost is located at the foot of the Dornoch Firth, a location which has something for all visitors, sporting activities, dunstancribb2-550fishing on small Highland lochs, shooting, mountain biking, golfing and horse riding. Dolphin boat trips are available at Avoch, Cromarty and Inverness. There are also many woodland walks in and around the area.

Tain is renowned for its world famous Glenmorangie distillery if you fancy a little tipple! Take a trip round and see how whisky is made by the sixteen strong men of Tain. If you wanted to venture a little further afield you could have a day trip to the Orkney Islands crossing on the ferry to Kirkwall or visit the late Queen Mother’s castle and gardens at Mey in Caithness which is now owned by the Castle of Mey Trust.

Keen golfers are spoilt for choice with the Royal Dornoch golf club, a challenging historic course designed in 1886 by Tom Morris, offering spectacular views of the North Sea as you make your way around. Other courses can be found at Tain, Alness, Fortrose and Rosemarkie, Muir-of-Ord, Aigas, Inverness, Castle Stuart and Nairn so there is plenty to choose from. Dornoch itself is a pretty historic town – within its midst the cathedral is the most northerly on the British mainland. It has a lovely beach, museum and a variety of cafes, restaurants and shops for you to explore, including Luigi’s restaurant, bookshop, antiques and collectibles. Dornoch Farm Butchers sell home produced meat reared on their own farm in Dornoch. The Jail is situated within the old Town Jail and sells clothing, accessories, arts and crafts within 5000 square feet of retail space, a perfect place to browse and pass an afternoon for those shoppers amongst you. Its sister shop “Country Interiors” is an Aladdin’s cave of decorative objects, gifts, furniture and soft furnishings, in fact there is so much to choose from the difficult part is deciding what you want!

location3Other things to see and do are a visit to Dunrobin Castle one of Britains’ oldest continuously inhabited houses and is only eight miles away in the village of Golspie. Fort George at Ardersier near Inverness or Culloden Battlefield which has a newly opened visitor centre and museum is perfect for those historians amongst you. Robertsons’ Roost is an ideal base from which to tour about stopping off along the way for a light lunch after an enjoyable day exploring the north of Scotland before heading back into the comfort of your holiday retreat. This holiday home is well appointed in the perfect location and is fully equipped, sleeping up to four people with two bedrooms  – one with en-suite facilities and the other with a bathroom opposite. It is very comfortable and relaxing and has everything that you need to make your trip away enjoyable and restful.

If you are in need of some peace and quiet away from the stresses and strains of everyday living then this is the place for you. There are lots of activities and places to visit should you wish to do so or if you fancy a quiet holiday why not just sit back with a long cool drink in your hand on the decking and watch a beautiful sunset over some magnificent scenery in a lovely part of Scotland. What more could you ask for?