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New Visitor Centre opens

Phase 1 of the new Carnegie Courthouse was unveiled this week, with the opening of the new Visitor Centre, where helpful staff are on hand to welcome guests and answer queries….

Firths and Fjords Conference

Thursday 31 March to Saturday 2 April 2016. The history of coastal areas will be the focus of an international conference to be held in Dornoch next month. Organised by the University of the Highlands and Islands Centre for History, “Firths and Fjords: A Coastal History Conference” will feature expert speakers from around the globe.

Fibre Fest

Fibre Fest 17th -19th March 2017 The organisers of Fibre Fest are delighted to announce the programme for the 8th annual celebration in 2017. The Gala Opening Talk is entitled…

See the Northern lights on your holiday in Scotland

People across the Highlands were treated to a spectacular show of the Northern lights last night; Dornoch and the surrounding area was ablaze with colour. The best time to see the ‘Mirrie Dancers’ during your holiday in Scotland is during the Autumn and Winter seasons, when the nights are long and nights are clear. So it’s a perfect excuse for a late winter break in the Highlands!

Historylinks Tales

  Dornoch’s 5 Star Museum, Historylinks, contains many fascinating stories from Dornoch’s past. Here are just a couple. A seal matrix (used to impress official seals) was discovered over 25…

Dornoch’s warm welcome gains official recognition

Dornoch has been welcoming visitors for centuries and is known for its hospitality and friendliness. Those qualities now have a formal acknowledgement as Dornoch is officially a World Host Destination,…

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