Dornoch is regarded by many as a jewel in the North. Sitting proud in the centre of the square within the Castle Street Conservation area is the 12th Century Dornoch Cathedral. Dornoch Castle itself, built in the 15th Century, is now a modern hotel that offers a very high quality dining experience. see http://www.dornochcastlehotel.com/
Dornoch is renowned for its Links Championship Golf Course. The Royal Dornoch Golf Course is the 3rd oldest golf course in the World and a recent survey puts it in the World's top 10 most attractive golf courses outside of the U.S.A. http://www.royaldornoch.com/
Dornoch has its own very attractive 'blue flag' beach alongside the golf course and, about 2 miles further North towards Embo, there is an award winning beach with deserted sand dunes and views of Dunrobin Castle.
Dornoch is well supplied by an eclectic mix of shops including independently owned book shops, delicatecent, cafes and traditional Scottish produce outlets. The Scottish Tourist Board 4 star shop, The Falls of Shin, is about 25 minutes away http://www.fallsofshin.co.uk/ where genuine Harrods products can be purchased. Dunrobin Castle, with its stunning garden views, twice daily falconary displays and intreguing interior is open from April to October, and is a 15 minute drive away near Golspie. See http://www.dunrobincastle.co.uk/ Also in Golspie is one of Britains voted best short walks. Big Burn follows the Golspie Burn taking you along bridges and walkways to a picturesque waterfall. See http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/sutherland/big-burn.shtml
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