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. 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
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 ToursBlack 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.
The Old Orchard
The 'Old Orchard' is the reconstructed garden surrounding Cromarty's oldest inhabited dwelling house (circa 1690).Cromarty Courthouse
Cromarty Courthouse is a registered museum providing an enjoyable way to explore Cromarty's past and resources for those with a serious interest in the history of the North of Scotland.Groam 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.