Romantic break in Dornoch
We asked a group of friends what they’d want for a romantic break. Assuming they had the right partner, here is what they said.
Janet said, “Clean air, crackling fires, cosy evenings with a glass or two of wine”
Susan said, “Long walks by the sea, leisurely breakfasts and no phones or email”
Alison said, “Nothing to do but decide where to have lunch but things to do if we wanted”
Maria said, “The gentle warmth of the early spring sunshine in the day then long lunches followed by a siesta and then a walk on the beach at sunset.”
Christina said, “It has to be a bit special, a lovely room, four poster bed, fluffy towels and really crisp sheets, little extras like flowers in the room make a huge difference.”
Kath said she and Patrick like self catering more than a hotel so they can relax completely, have space and not have to worry about meal times or anything else.
Then we asked where would be the perfect place for the romantic getaway and Jenny said, “Well, if it couldn’t actually be in Dornoch, then it would have to be somewhere just like Dornoch with those amazing beaches and hills all around. There would have to be lots of places to walk, interesting little shops to potter around in, comfortable, friendly places to read the papers over a cup of coffee and the beautiful, golden cathedral to visit. Actually, I don’t think there is anywhere quite like Dornoch, so it would just have to be Dornoch for my perfect romantic weekend”.
Maria added, “We can’t talk about romance without mentioning the weddings. Can you imagine anywhere lovelier than Dornoch Cathedral for a Highland wedding, then drinks and photos on the beach and a party later back in town? A friend told me about her wedding reception there when the pipe band played outside and all the guests went out and danced in the street on a warm summer evening with friendly locals joining in. They couldn’t have imagined a more special, memorable day.”
Why not plan a romantic break in Dornoch for Valentine’s Day? Check out our fantastic range of late availability accommodation options here
Book a spa treatment
Relax with Aspen Spa in the Carnegie Courthouse. Select from a range of face, body, massage, nail and grooming treatments.
Whisky tasting at Carnegie Whisky Cellars
The Carnegie Whisky Cellars has a unique tasting room in the original Courthouse record vault. If whisky is not your tipple ask about the gin tastings.
Couples Golf Retreat
Sharing lessons are a fun and informative way to experience everything golf has to offer.
Make more of your holiday and book a short break in Dornoch and take advantage of late availability at some of the following B&Bs, Guesthouses and Self Catering accommodation