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Tomatin is a small rural village nestled in Strathdearn along with the hamlets of Moy and Dalarossie in the Highlands of Scotland. Strathdearn is a 22 mile long river valley formed by a glacier and the Monadhliath Mountains, with the Slochd Summit to the south and the River Findhorn though the centre. Tomatin is situated 15 miles south of Inverness and a few miles from the shores of Loch Ness. Tomatin from Gaelic means ‘Hill of the Juniper’ it is the main village in the Strath and has been famous for its malt whiskey production since the 16th century, although not officially established until1897. Tomatin currently has the largest malt whiskey distillery in the world. Tomatin is an ancient settlement inhabited 5-6000 years ago by Neolithic people, with the discovery of arrowheads and flint-scrapers. A Pictish stone-slab found near Moy is currently on display in the Royal Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh. The village has an inn, a shop, a village hall and a church. Tomatin is surrounded by beautiful scenery and is a popular visitor resort, with holiday accommodation available throughout the Strath. Attractions include the large game estate at Coinafearn, with Grouse shooting in August, the area is ideal for fishing, walking, cycling and nature-watching. The hills are home to a variety of wildlife from wild-cats to buzzards.


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Glenan Lodge Guest House (0.77 miles)

Glenan Lodge Guest House

Glenan Lodge is a traditional country house in a village location in the midst of the Monadliath mountains just 15 miles south of Inverness and 15 miles north of Aviemore on the main A9. We ... More | visit website

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An Sealgair (7.22 miles)

An Sealgair
An Sealgair is a family run bed and breakfast offering a warm welcome to all visiting the idyllic village of Carrbridge located within the spectacular Cairngorm National Park. Carrbridge is easily accessible by either road or ... More | visit website
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Dalrachney Lodge Hotel & Restaurant (7.55 miles)

Dalrachney Lodge Hotel & Restaurant

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Formerly a sporting lodge used by members of the Royal Family, this country house hotel and restaurant is ideally situated in the heart of the picturesque Scottish Highlands. Dalrachney Lodge Hotel and ... More

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Cairn Hotel (7.61 miles)

Cairn Hotel
The Cairn Hotel offers single, twin, double and family accommodation for tourists and business visitors alike. Our seven rooms, all non-smoking - most of which are en suite - have tea / coffee, television, telephone ... More | visit website
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Tigh na Sgiath Country House Hotel (7.76 miles)

Tigh na Sgiath Country House Hotel

Located in Cairngorm National Park,nr Aviemore - romantic, rural, elegant victorian country house hotel in own grounds, fine dining, extensive malt whisky collection, log fires, extensive wood panelling, nr several golf courses on speyside, also ... More | visit website

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Fairwinds Hotel (7.76 miles)

Fairwinds Hotel
Fairwinds Hotel and Chalets are situated in Carrbridge in the heart of Cairngorm National Park. Guests enjoy the choice of accommodation in our 3 star (Scottish Tourist Board) hotel or in our superbly appointed purpose-built ... More | visit website
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Carrmoor Guest House (7.78 miles)

Carrmoor Guest House
Family run licensed Guest House & Restaurant set in beautiful Highland Village. All rooms en-suite, tea & coffee making facilities, hair-dryers in all rooms. Excellent base for golf, fishing, sailing, ski-ing & birdwatching, RSPB within easy reach. We ... More | visit website
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Pines Country House (8.73 miles)

Pines Country House

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The local village of Carrbridge also has a great History; with many stories to tell; and it's local attractions include an old bridge (photo) built in 1717; The Landmark Center and ... More

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The Lodge (8.97 miles)

The Lodge

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This award-wining luxury bed and breakfast accommodation is set in 80 acres of peaceful pasture land with stunning views down the River Nairn Valley to ... More

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New Drumossie Hotel (10.45 miles)

New Drumossie Hotel

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This newly refurbished deluxe four-star hotel in the heart of the Highlands overlooking the Moray Firth radiates luxury, charm and character. The 9 acres of private parkland surrounding the hotel instantly ... More

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