Situated on the east coast of Sutherland in the Highlands of
Scotland, just over an hour's drive north of Inverness,
Brora offers a surprisingly diverse range of attractions.
There is world class links golf, salmon and trout fishing, sea fishing,
deer stalking, gold panning, stunning scenery, fairy tale
castles, fine beaches, hill walking, rambling, mountain
biking, an abundance of wildlife, and even an exposed Jurassic rock face.
Brora is a beautiful village nestled on the shores of the
Moray Firth, and there is much to see. Brora
harbour, for example, is rich in history which even includes supplying
salt for the herring fleets of past centuries.
There is a
remarkably rich abundance
and diversity of wildlife in and around Brora within easy
walking distance. Seal pups can be seen playing in the surf
along the back shore, and rare
birds such as ospreys can be seen if you know where
hills, beautiful lochs, secluded glens, miles of sandy
coastline - Brora has it all, with walks to suit everyone,
from easy waymarked tracks to rugged hill walks to challenge
even the most experienced of walkers.
There are many local
family attractions that provide wonderful days out which
everyone can enjoy. For example, there is the spectactular
Dunrobin Castle just 10 minutes drive away, where you can be
enthralled and entertained by live falconry displays.
Falls is only half an hour's drive, and includes a viewing
area where you can watch salmon leaping the waterfalls when
they're running. Shin Falls also serves good food in the
If you enjoy
golf, Brora is
probably the least known and yet perhaps the truest test of
classic links golf in Scotland, and Royal Dornoch is only 20
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