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Portmahomack Beach

 

 

 

 

 

Tarbat

The picturesque village of Portmahomack straddles the top of the Tarbatness Peninsula, which is dominated by the Tarbatness Lighthouse, the second tallest lighthouse in Scotland. Further round the point is the beautiful village of Rockfield, nestling in the lea of a 100 foot cliff.Portmahomack, which reputedly enjoys the lowest rainfall in Britain, is the only East coast village which faces West, with a beautiful horse-shoe shaped Blue Flag Award Beach, with a unique harbour and excellent fishing.

The village boasts a well-tended 9 hole links golf course, 2 hotels, a renowned seafood restaurant, a caravan site and a friendly village shop and Post Office and several B & B establishment. The village is also the home of the Tarbat Discovery Centre, the heart of the now famous Pictish archaeological site, which every summer is further excavated by York University.

Local History

Tarbat Discovery Centre

 

The Statistical Accounts for Tarbat

 

Click to download historical information about this area.  PORTMAHOMACK

 

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Places of Interest

Tarbat Discovery Centre

 

 

Beach

   

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Tarbatness Lighthouse

   

Coastal Walks

   

Harbour