View towards Cromarty
Nairn Highland Games
The Links on Games Day
Culbin Forest

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

  • Miles of sandy beach on the doorstep
  • Championship golf courses
  • Whisky trail
  • Dolphin watching
  • Castles and historic sites
  • Jazz and Arts Festivals
  • Highland Games
  • Childrens playground and Paddling pool
  • Outdoors - fishing, cycling and walking

AREA DESCRIPTION

West Beach Cottage is a lovely family self-catering cottage situated in the historic Fishertown Conservation area of Nairn. Located on the Moray Coast, Nairn is 15 miles east of Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands.

Nairn is renowned for it's beautiful sandy beaches and sunny microclimate due to its sheltered position. Throughout the year it plays host to music and arts festivals, sporting events and the world famous Nairn Highland Games.

There are several shops, pubs and restaurants within the bustling town all within walking distance of West Beach Cottage. Only a short drive away you will find plentiful whisky distilleries, castles and golf courses. Cairngorms National Park and Loch Ness are also easily reached.

Nairn is an excellent highland holiday location to suit everyone. Whether you seek an active sporting holiday, family fun or just a relaxing break by the sea.

WHAT TO SEE AND DO DURING YOUR STAY

  • Golf Clubs

    Nairn Dunbar - www.nairndunbar.com
    Nairn - www.nairngolfclub.co.uk
    Castle Stuart - www.castlestuartgolf.com

    http://golf.visitscotland.com/courses.aspx?area=Highlands and Islands
  • Culbin Forest

    Walking and cycling trails, bird watching and horse riding. Don't miss the viewpoint tower 99 walk from Kintesack.

    http://www.culbin.org.uk
  • Historic Sites and Castles

    Brodie Castle
    Culloden Battlefields
    Fort George

    http://www.nts.org.uk
  • Historic Sites and Castles

    Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery
    Urquhart Castle

    http://www.historicscotland.gov.uk
  • Cawdor Castle

    Cawdor Castle and gardens

    http://www.cawdorcastle.com
  • Dolphin and Wildlife Boat Trips

    One and two hour boat cruises to see spot the wildlife and dolphins of the Moray Firth departing from Nairn harbour.

    http://www.dolphin-trips-nairn.co.uk
  • Loch Ness Boat Cruises

    Cruises, tours and charters on Loch Ness.

    http://www.jacobite.co.uk
  • Sporting Events

    Coast to Coast Race - 8 to 9 September 2018
    www.ratrace.com/coasttocoast

  • Festivals and Highland Games

    Nairn Highland Games - 18 August 2018
    www.nairnhighlandgames.co.uk

    Nairn Book and Arts Festival - 2018 date tbc
    www.nairnfestival.co.uk

    Bandstand Beer & Music Festival - 3rd to 7th May 2018
    www.braevalhotel.co.uk/bandstandbeerfestival

  • Walking and Cycle Routes

    The Davaway - 24 mile route from Forres to Grantown on Spey
    www.davaway.com

    Moray Coast Trail - 50 mile route from Findhorn to Cullen
    http://www.morayways.org.uk/moray-coast-trail.asp

    Speyside Way - 65 miles from Buckie to Aviemore
    http://www.speysideway.org/

  • Cairngorms National Park

    Cairngorms is Britain's largest national park. Within 1 hours drive of Nairn you'll find numerous activities and the buzzing town of Aviemore and access to Cairngorm Mountain.
    www.cairngormmountain.org

    http://www.cairngorms.co.uk