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Tel code: 01863 | code search
Postcode: IV24 | code search
Population: 200
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Ardgay is a village in the Sutherland area in the northern Highlands of Scotland, situated 40 miles north of Inverness at the entrance to Strathcarron, at the head of the Dornoch Firth. Ardgay sits to the south of the village of Bonar Bridge. To the north of Ardgay stands Carbisdale Castle, now a youth hostel, was once the site of the historic Battle of Carbisdale was fought in 1650. Strathcarron was one of the inland areas affected by the Highland Clearances in the 1800s, where people were evicted from the land to make room for sheep. Croick church, 10 miles west of Ardgay was used as a refuge by displaced families. In the centre of the village there is a multi-purpose village hall which has a bar, a restaurant, a café and a post office. Opposite this building is the Clach Eiteag Boulder, thought to have once marked the site of fairs. Ardgay attractions include its 9-hole golf course and the Gearrchoille Community Wood, which is 33 acres of semi-natural ancient oak wood, used for conservation with education and recreation facilities. Nearby attractions include Dunrobin Castle in Golspie, the Ferry-Croft Countryside Centre at Lairg and a beach, sea-fishing and boat hire at Portmahomack.

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Old Mill Inn

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Crannag Bistro

School

Bonar Bridge Primary School
Gledfield Primary School

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The Corner Shop
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Dunroamin Hotel (1.02 miles)

Dunroamin Hotel

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A friendly hotel where a warm welcome is guaranteed. Scotland's Best Service Award 2002. The hotel has magnificent views all year round and is within easy access to the Scottish highlands.

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Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle (8.45 miles)

Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle
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Heaven On Earth Was How Andrew Carnegie Described Skibo - His Glorious Highland Castle Which Is Now Home To The Carnegie Club. The Carnegie Club ... More
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Mill Farm B and B (10.75 miles)

Mill Farm B and B

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Mill Farm is a working farm and family home, located just two miles away from the historic county town of Dornoch. Set in its own 50 acres of ground, Mill ... More

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Morangie House Hotel (11.85 miles)

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The Morangie, a fine old Victorian mansion, is set on the northern outskirts of the Ancient and Royal Burgh of Tain, Ross & Cromarty, one of Scotland's oldest burghs. Its grand design and spacious and ... More | visit website

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Eagle Hotel (12.11 miles)

Eagle Hotel

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The Eagle Hotel is a beautiful, traditionally run hotel in the Idyllic highlands of Scotland. Situated in Royal Dornoch, it makes ideal base to explore the local area, or play ... More

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Mansfield Castle Hotel (12.29 miles)

Mansfield Castle Hotel

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Mansfield House Hotel is a luxury country house hotel, rated 4 star by the Scottish Tourist Board, in which the resident owners provide a welcoming and friendly atmosphere in a comfortable ... More

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Dornoch Castle Hotel (12.30 miles)

Dornoch Castle Hotel

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Set in private and beautifully manicured gardens, this Scottish Castle occupies a tranquil position in the heart of the beautiful village of Dornoch, yet still enjoys easy access to the A9. Steeped ... More

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Dornoch Hotel (12.49 miles)

Dornoch Hotel
Set in its own grounds, overlooking Royal Dornoch Golf Course and the sandy beaches of the Dornoch Firth, this attractive hotel is a few minutes walk from the centre of Dornoch, an enchanting little cathedral ... More | visit website
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Kincraig Castle Hotel (13.62 miles)

Kincraig Castle Hotel

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A relaxing retreat just 20 minutes away from Inverness, this peaceful hotel is surrounded by some of Scotland’s best golf courses, beaches, distilleries, castles and scenery. Kincraig Hotel is set in ... More

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Novar Arms Hotel (15.12 miles)

Novar Arms Hotel
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The Novar Arms Hotel, a former coaching Inn circa the 1850's, is now a quality Inn serving the Cromarty firth area north of Inverness. A ... More

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