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Postcode: IV10 | code search
Population: 1500
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Fortrose is a historic village on the Black Isle in the Mid and Easter Ross area in the Highland region of Scotland situated opposite Fort George overlooking the Moray Firth. Fortrose began in 1455 when the settlements of Chanonry and Rosemarkie were united by the Bishop of Ross as an ecclesiastical burgh which was awarded the status of Royal Burgh in 1592. The village grew around Fortrose Cathedral, the red-sandstone ruins stand in Cathedral Square in the centre of the village. Fortrose is positioned on flat ground on top of the low cliff-tops above the shore-line, there is a narrow High Street with shops and amenities and a picturesque harbour which is home to the Chanonry Sailing Club. Surrounded by beautiful scenery and a variety of wildlife Fortrose is a popular holiday destination and an ideal base for touring the neighbouring attractions, there are b&b's, self-catering accommodation and a camping and caravanning park. Chanonry Point is a scenic view-point for watching the Dolphins in the Moray Firth, the North Kessock Dolphin and Seal Centre also gives the opportunity to observe wildlife in their natural habitat and there are shore excursions and sightseeing tours available from the nearby Port of Invergordon. Other attractions include the Black Isle Brewery, and the Glen Ord Distillery, the Black Isle Fitness Centre and the Fortrose and Rosemarkie 18-hole golf course.


Fortrose Cathedral


Fortrose Medical Practice

Golf Club

Fortrose & Rosemarkie


Munlochy Hotel

Pub and Bar

Union Tavern


Crofters Bistro


Fortrose Academy


Chanonry Cottage


Blackisle Private Hire


M G Phillips
Co-operative Wholesale Society Ltd


Cathedral Antiques


Broomhill Riding Centre & Black Isle Quad Biking(Riding)

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Chanonry Cottage (0.04 miles)

Situated in Fortrose on the Black Isle Chanonry Cottage is in a convenient location, ideally suited for those that wish immediate access the amenities of the town. With the Baker right next door you can ... More | visit website
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Hillhaven Bed & Breakfast (2.11 miles)

Hillhaven Bed & Breakfast
Welcome to Hillhaven Bed & Breakfast, where we provide 4 star bed and breakfast accommodation, in Fortrose in the Highlands of Scotland. We have just completed a refurbishment of our two bedrooms and now offer ... More | visit website
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Conusg Brae B&B (3.43 miles)

Conusg Brae B&B

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Ardersier Bed & Breakfast - come and relax in the North. The ideal location for visiting the Highland and Grampian regions of Scotland. Conusg Brae is a modern property situated ... More

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The Gun Lodge Hotel (3.54 miles)

The Gun Lodge Hotel
The family run Gun Lodge Hotel offers a warm highland welcome. Conveniently situated a few minutes from the airport yet in a quiet historic village location a short walk to the sea front with stunning ... More | visit website
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Dolphin Bay Suites (3.55 miles)

Dolphin Bay Suites

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Spacious, new, and very well equipped, these seafront apartments are on the inner Moray Firth, at the centre of friendly Ardersier village, east of Inverness and ideal for the airport. ... More

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Morayston House B & B (4.95 miles)

Morayston House B & B
Morayston House is a traditional stone built Victorian House set within 2 acres of mature woodland, an orchard and walled garden where a summer house lies exclusively for guests to enjoy and relax after a ... More | visit website
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Munlochy Hotel (5.38 miles)

Munlochy Hotel

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Munlochy Hotel is a former coaching inn dating back to the 18th century. A warm and friendly welcome is extended to all our customers both old and new. Tempting and ... More

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Culloden House Hotel (6.32 miles)

Culloden House Hotel

At the time of the Jacobite rising in 1745-46, Culloden House was requisitioned by Bonnie Prince Charlie and used as his lodging and battle headquarters prior to that fateful and final battle on Culloden Moor ... More | visit website

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Smithton Hotel (6.93 miles)

Smithton Hotel

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This hotel is situated approximately 3.5 miles from Inverness town centre, 5 miles from Inverness Airport and only 1.5 miles from historic Culloden Battlefield. It is thus ideally situated for the tourist ... More

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Kilravock Castle Coach House B&B (6.99 miles)

Kilravock Castle Coach House B&B
Kilravock Castle (pronounced 'Kil-rawk') coach house B&B dates from 1460. It offers a unique and friendly Christian get away from it all peace & tranquil environment in a truly historical setting. Accommodation is provided in ... More | visit website

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