Nairn

[Brodie Castle]

Seaside resort and commuter town for Inverness, Nairn has long been a popular tourist destination. Like most of the towns strung along the A96, the best parts have to be actively sought out as they're hidden from the main road: an attractive High Street on one side, and a fine beach to the north. Also check out Boath Doocot (a few miles to the east of the town) and Brodie Castle (a few miles further).

[Boath Doocot (9/9/12)]

📌 Nairn ☆☆☆
Location: G.R.: NH 884565 ///deeds.fountain.refuse

Within walking distance

📌 Nairn beaches ★☆☆
Description: Nairn's main draw: miles of sand with views across the Moray Firth.
Location (west beach): NH 882571 ///scuba.dollar.explained
Anything else: The west beach is closer to the town centre and the most popular; the east beach across the river is longer and quieter.

Nearby

📌 Boath Doocot ☆☆☆
Description: 17th century doocot atop an ancient motte.
Location: Doocot Road, Auldearn village centre, G.R.: NH 917556 ///settle.sprouted.cotton
Open: Always (exterior only)
Cost: Free

📌 Brodie Castle ★☆☆
Description: Sumptuous 16th century tower house, home of Clan Brodie until 2003; stunning ceilings.
Location: Off A96 4 miles west of Forres, G.R.: NH 980578 ///reassured.kings.party
Open (2018): Daily
Cost (2018): £10.50 (adults), £7.50 (children), free for National Trust for Scotland members

📌 Rodney's Stone ☆☆☆
Description: Pictish symbol stone with impressively clear carvings within Brodie Castle grounds.
Location: On the entrance drive (no access from the exit road!) to Brodie Castle, G.R.: NH 984577 ///always.resonates.lifeboats
Open: Always
Cost: Free

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