Attractions in Black IsleEcoVentures
Experience the thrill aboard our custom built RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) and share firsthand the unique scenery, wildlife and history of our area. The surrounding waters are home to a variety of wildlife, the most famous being the resident colony of Bottlenose dolphins. Cromarty Courthouse
This elegant Grade A listed former courthouse, built in 1773, now houses fascinating exhibitions about the historic town of Cromarty, which are FREE to visit.
The courtroom scene has life-like figures and audio enactment to tell the story of a trial, the other rooms tell the history of Cromarty and year there are special exhibitions and displays.Black Isle Wildlife & Country Park
Make friends with the animals.Hugh Miller's Cottage
17th century birthplace of Hugh Miller, stonemason, geologist, author, journalist and editor, whose life was cut tragically short at the age of 54.
Avoch Dolphin Trips
See the Moray Firth dolphins from the picturesque
village of Avoch.WDC Dolphin & Seal Centre
A unique opportunity to listen in to the mysterious undersea world of dolphins and seals in the Moray Firth near Inverness using our hydrophone system. Discover how dolphins 'talk to each other' and how they use echo location to navigate and hunt for food.
Dolphin and Seal Centre -Free Admission
Open June – September: 7 days a week
9.30am – 4.30pm
Closed 12.30pm – 1.00pm
The Old Orchard
The 'Old Orchard' is the reconstructed garden surrounding Cromarty's oldest inhabited dwelling house (circa 1690).Cromarty Paths Network
You might not know that the freedom to roam (protected by the Land Reform Act of 2003) extends to private estates. This means that Cromarty residents and visitors to the town are able to enjoy the network of paths through the grounds and lovely woods of the Cromarty Estate which provide easy access whilst protecting the privacy of the residents of the house itself.
Wykin Shires Scotland Horse Drawn ToursGroam House Museum
An outstanding Pictish Centre for Ross and Cromarty. The unique display is focussed on 15 carved Pictish stones. All the stones originated in Rosemarkie, some dating back to the 8th century AD, when it was an important centre of early Christianity. The pride of the collection is the magnificent Rosemarkie cross-slab, decorated with enigmatic Pictish symbols.