A Tarbat Discovery Centre local history resource

The Fearn Peninsula is home to many fascinating facts and stories from times gone by, from ancient history to more recent times such as during WW2.


This page is the hub for access to this history and stories.  Here you can find links to details of an unusual concrete torpedo from WW2, how to find traces of our many ancient mills, beautiful Pictish art displayed on our foreshore and more.  Simply click on the books below to begin your journey of discovery.


Be sure that you return as more stories and history books will be added.

Pirate Grave Ship on the Rocks Concrete Torpedo! niggpdf03.pdf The Hidden Horse Easter Ross Peninsula schools.pdf Gallery of local schools Arrow above Rockfield made of concrete.pdf Aerial photo of 1945 with stories and photos.pdf S.S.Sterlina wrecked on Gizzen Briggs.pdf Peninsula Mills Potatoes shipped by sea then rail now  road._._.08-09-2015.pdf Barracudas collide 1944.pdf Salmon stations around Easter Ross peninsula by Douglas Gordon 09-09-2015.pdf Hawker Sea Hawk Mid-air carsh 1956.pdf Helmsdale Fishing boats in Portmahomack harbour about 1947.pdf SS. Sandchime Portmahomack Dredger.14-09-2015.pdf The Walking Postie