Visit Dornoch this Hogmanay!
Dornoch is well known for welcoming in the New Year in style! Join us to welcome in 2017 with dancing, dinners, candle making, treasure hunt, cocktails and more!
The Whole Hog – Saturday 31st December
10:30 to 14:30 pm Drop-in candle making workshop Coast Candle Co. (01862 811333) – £20
4:00 to 6:00 pm A moment’s calm in the Cathedral Experience the Labyrinth Dornoch Cathedral
6:30 to 10:30 pm Family Hogmanay Ceilidh Grannie’s Heilan’ Hame (food served from 3pm)
8:30 to 10:30 pm Ceilidh Dancing, Beginners welcome, BYOB, Dornoch Social Club (silver collection)
7:00 pm Dornoch Castle Hotel 5 course Gala Dinner with champagne and canapés on arrival
£65 per person, booking essential (01862 810216)
7:30 for 8pm Links House Hogmanay Dinner.Booking Essential (01862 810279) £65 pp
10:30 pm Dancing in the Street! The Famous Dornoch Hogmanay Party with The Red Reel Ceilidh Band. Dornoch Square. Lone Piper on Castle Battlements at midnight, followed by Fireworks Display – Bucket Collection – all donations gratefully received!
First Foot Forward – Sunday 1st January
9:00 am to 12:00 noon Eagle Hotel. First Foot Breakfast. Full Scottish Breakfast £7.50
11:45 am Gather for 12:00 noon Splash Watch the brave ones doing the Dornoch Loony Dook
Soup & Porridge available! Dornoch Beach
12:00 to 2:00pm Links House. Sunday Lunch – Winter Warming offerings – Spiced Flavours! Booking Essential (01862 810279) £30 pp
12:00 to 4:00 pm Grannie’s Heilan’ Hame. Steak Pies for First Footers. Free steak pie with your first drink of 2017 in the Boston Bar!
7:00 pm Dornoch Castle Hotel Gourmet Buffet with sparkling wine and canapés on arrival and live music in the Castle Bar £37.50 per person, booking essential (01862 810216)
9:30 pm Eagle Hotel – live music with Bugsy Maclean
Spirit of the 2nd – Monday 2nd January
*All day Family treasure hunt around Dornoch. Free entry forms in shops and hotels. 1st Prize is a £50 voucher for Kingcraig Fabrics*
9.30 am ROYAL DORNOCH GOLF CLUB East of the Burn v West of the Burn golf competition £10 per person. The course will be open to members and visitors to play an individual Stableford competition. Players must nominate which team they are playing for. Local residents will do this by using their home address and visitors with the address of their accommodation. There will be prizes for individual scores as well as the overall team prize.
1:30 to 3:30 pm Links House – Festive Afternoon Tea. Booking Essential (01862 810279) £20
3:00 to 5:00 pm Gin Tasting Eagle Hotel
7:00 to 8:30 pm Traditional Scottish Music Concert Dornoch Cathedral. Tickets £5 at the door.
9:00 pm Dornoch Castle Hotel Cocktail Night. Enjoy some fantastic cocktails made from the new Dornoch Distillery Gin as well as some light nibbles. £25 per person – booking essential (01862 810216)
See the full leaflet here