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Fearn Fishing

By Road take the A9 North from Inverness, a right turn for Fearn is signposted after Nigg roundabout 2 miles south of Tain...

   
Associated Prebyterian Churches

The Tain/Fearn congregation is multi-campus Church with a building in village of Hilton (www.seaboardvillages.org) and one in the royal Burgh of Tain (www.tain.org.uk)

   
Fearn Airfield

Information about Fearn Airfield and Control Tower...

 
Hill of Fearn Primary School

Information and School Handbook PDF about Hill of Fearn Primary School...

 
Taste of Scotland

Anyone with even a passing interest is aware of how quickly the food scene can change through innovation, fashion and our seemingly insatiable desire for new tastes, flavours and styles...

 
Shore Excursions

Sightseeing Tours from the Port of Invergordon and Day Tours from Inverness...

 
Northern Sights

A selection of photographs of the Fearn area...

 
Fearn Farms

Fearn Farm which is located at the base of the Tarbat peninsula in the heart of Easter Ross, forty miles north of Inverness.

 
Fearn Abbey

A brief history of Fearn Abbey from Undiscovered Scotland.

   
Inver

Inver is situated on the south shore of the Dornoch Firth, between the Royal Burgh of Tain and Portmahomack, within an area that once supported five airfields. Bombing raids were made with the Halifax bombers of 76 Squadron, against the Tirpitz and other German warships in Norwegian waters...

 
Tarbat

The Parish of Tarbat includes three coastal villages and a rural hinterland. At the Disruption the minister and congregation left the Established Church to enable the congregation to continue a Christian witness dating back to pre-Columban times...

 
Easter Ross Combination Poorhouse

The Easter Ross Combination poorhouse was built in 1849-50 on a site to the south of Tain in the locality now known as Arthurville. It was notable as being the first new poorhouse to be set up in the highlands and islands after the 1845 Scottish Poor Law Act...

 
National Archives

The National Archives, which covers England, Wales and the United Kingdom, was formed in April 2003 by bringing together the Public Record Office and the Historical Manuscripts Commission. It is responsible for looking after the records of central government and the courts of law, and making sure everyone can look at them...

 
Family Heritage

'Ross and Cromarty a northern county of Scotland. The mainland portion is bounded N. by Sutherland and Dornoch Firth, E. by the North Sea and Moray Firth, S. by Beauly Firth and Inverness-shire and W. by the strait of the Minch.'

Extract from Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th ed. Vol. 23. Cambridge, 1911

   
Scottish Geneology Society

The Scottish Genealogy Society is a registered charity (no: SC 016718). Our objectives are to promote research into Scottish family history and to undertake the collection, exchange and publication of information and material relating to Scottish genealogy...

     
Scotsburn Horse Trials

The Scotsburn Horse Trials Association (SHTA) was established in 2002 to organise, administer and run horse trial events in the Highlands. In the past riders in the Highlands were unable to access British Eventing trials so last year a one day pilot event was set up by SHTA, with show jump equipment borrowed from local pony clubs and individuals...

 
RSPB Nigg Bay

Nigg Bay (reserve opens winter 2003) is an extensive area of mudflat, saltmarsh and wet grassland on the Cromarty Firth. Large numbers of wading birds, such as bar-tailed godwits and knots, use the bay for feeding and roosting from October to March...

   
Am Baile - The Gaelic Village

Am Baile offers a chance to look at the history and culture of the Scottish Highlands and Islands. We have photographs, illustrations, rare books and documents as well as short films, sounds, interactive games and comics. You will find material from archives, libraries, museums and private collections, much of it published here for the first time...

 
Nigg Cross Slab

Continue on the minor road to Nigg and stop by the entrance to Nigg Old Parish Church. The stone has been moved inside the church for protection but it is open from 10.00am except in winter. This is a cross slab that was broken and a piece is missing but what remains is very intricately carved. The front has a full length cross, about 8ft (2.4m) high, filled with animal designs and coiled serpents...

 
Service Partner

Gaelstrom is Scotland's first online management consultancy for the tourism industry. This service has been developed to meet the demands of industry practitioners who will benefit from external advice and consultancy, but need fast, relevant and inexpensive responses...

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