Dolphin and Wildlife Watching Boat Trips run by EcoVentures, Cromarty in the Moray Firth, Scotland.
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Things to do

Sutor CreekWhether you are looking for somewhere to spend the day or a base from which to explore the Black Isle and the stunning Highland scenery beyond, Cromarty makes an ideal destination.

These are just a few suggestions for things to do in and around the town:

  • Visit the Birthplace of Hugh Miller—famous local geologist and writer
  • Take a trip through time at the Cromarty Courthouse Museum— splendid museum of local history and re-enactment of courthouse trials
  • Stroll through the winding lanes and vennels of Cromarty visiting gift shops and local craft and antique galleries. Cromarty has its very own pottery, cheese shop, bookshop and brewery.
  • Cromarty Bowling GreenVisit the Gaelic Chapel built in 1783 with its commanding views over Cromarty and the Firth or the recently renovated East Church (as featured on BBC’s Restoration.)
  • Walk up the South Sutor, with spectacular views over the Firth and seven different counties or try out the extensive mountain bike trails at Learnie Red Rocks
  • Take a nature walk to MacFarquhar’s Bed, a sheltered bay rich in plant life with numerous caves and a natural rock arch
  • Gaelic ChapelEnjoy a relaxing seafood lunch at the popular Sutor Creek restaurant right next door
  • Try a Cromarty Brewery beer on tap at the Cromarty Arms or at the Royal Hotel overlooking the harbour
  • Try some shore based dolphin watching at the famous Chanonry Point, only 15 minutes from Cromarty by car

A good range of services are available in Cromarty including a bakery, general store, post office and cash machine. There is a fine selection of accommodation, coffee shops, pubs and a restaurant. For more detailed information we suggest you look at the very comprehensive and helpful website Cromarty Live.

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