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Local Area


The properties are situated in the countryside of the Black Isle with views to the south towards the Cairngorms. If it is a quiet, relaxing holiday you are looking for, with lovely views in a beautiful location yet within easy reach of all local amenities then this is the place for you.

Three miles away is the village of Munlochy which has a well stocked store, newly refurbished hotel serving fantastic pub grub and a doctor's surgery. Two miles in the opposite direction is the village of Culbokie with similar amenities including a Post Office.  



The Black Isle is famous for its fertile farmland, lovely fishing villages, mountain biking and one of the best places in Scotland for spotting dolphins at Chanonry Point near Fortrose. The whole of the Black Isle can be travelled around in a day, stopping for lunch or a pint at the many village pubs on the way, Allangrange Arms in Munlochy, The Anderson in Fortrose, The Plough Inn in Rosemarkie, Cromarty Hotel, Sutor Creek for pizza or coffee at the Slaughterhouse Cafe in Cromarty and Culbokie Inn to name just a few. The beach at Rosemarkie is safe for children with a café, play area and tennis court and the Fairy Glen walk and waterfalls close by. Cromarty is on the eastern shore of the Black Isle with a beach, small car ferry to Nigg just across the Cromarty Firth , oil rig spotting and lovely coastal walks. Black Isle brewery at Allangrange produce organic craft beer and well worth a visit. 



The Highland Capital of Inverness has a modern shopping centre, theatre, museums, cinemas, 10 pin bowling and swimming pool and of course the beautiful Inverness castle! There are also many hotels and bars to suit all tastes. It is only a half hour drive to picturesque Loch Ness with daily boat trips from Inverness up the Loch to do some monster watching! Many places of historical interest are within easy reach: Culloden Battlefield and visitor centre, Fort George, numerous castles, standing stones, ancient burial sites and the Pictish Trail.
Black Isle Pods and Chalet is an ideal base to travel the whole North of Scotland including the NC500. We are only a couple of miles from the A9 and convenient for stopping off on the route in either clockwise or anti-clockwise direction. 

The beautiful West and North Coasts being only 1 to 2 hour drives away, are ideal for sight seeing, hill walking, fishing, cycling and maybe a wee dram at all the distilleries you pass by! Other sporting activities nearby include sailing, golfing and in winter skiing at Aviemore (45 min drive). There are many local Lochs close by for wild swimming, paddle boarding and canoeing.


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