Easter Ross History & Heritage
Some fantastic experiences to be had during your visit to Easter Ross.


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Nigg Old Trust

Nigg Old Church is a fine example of a scottish parish church containing a magnificient Pictish monument dating from the eighth century. This church is open daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm, 1st April to 31st October.
Castlecraig House, Nigg, Tain, IV19 1QS
Tel: 01862 851222

Alness Heritage Centre

Local Heritage , genealogy and conference centre where ever changing exhibitions are help in two exhibition rooms using items of local interest. The Heritage Shop is also a treasure trove of beautiful crafts, pictures painted by local artists, hand made knitwear from babies jackets to adult sizes, hand made cards, a selection of beautiful mounted photographs of views and wildlife of the area.
Alness Heritage Centre

Castle Leod

Situated near to the delightful Victorian spa village of Strathpeffer in Easter Ross, Scotland, Castle Leod is surely one of the most beautiful, romantic and unspoilt castles in the Highlands. The castle has been lived in by the same family for over 500 years and is the Seat of Clan Mackenzie, their Chief (Cabarfeidh), Earl of Cromartie, and his family. A warm welcome awaits all who visit!
Castle Leod

Dingwall Museum

Dingwall Museum presents many local artefacts and fascinating tales of human exploits which are unique to Dingwall within a landmark building, once the centre of local government. There is always something happening at the Museum. Throughout the season it provides facilities for encouraging enthusiasts to display their hobbies and interests.
Dingwall Museum

Highland Museum of Childhood

The museum is located in Strathpeffer's charming old Victorian station where trains brought visitors to the village in it's heyday as a spa. Telling the story of childhood across the Highlands of Scotland, the displays reflect the stories of children, crofters and townsfolk and explore the customs and traditions. Themes include Birth and Baptism, Health and Nutrition, Toys and Games and Education.
Highland Museum of Childhood

Invergordon Naval Museum and Heritage Centre

On display at Invergordon Museum you will find a variety of displays including the history of Invergordon and its three castles, the story of Invergordon’s Polish camp during WWII and the contribution the Polish soldiers made to the local community, and Invergordon school photographs taken over 100 years showing various class groups of Invergordon schools.
Invergordon Naval Museum and Heritage Centre

Seaboard Memorial Hall

The Seaboard Memorial Hall is situated in a beautiful area full of interesting history and character. We serve great food at our café which has beautiful views overlooking the Cromarty Firth.
Seaboard Memorial Hall

Strathpeffer Information Point

Tourist Information Point providing local information for visitors is in the Pump Room in the centre of the village.
Strathpeffer Information Point

Strathpeffer Pump Room

An original Victorian spa experience! The pump room recreates the days of the Strathpeffer spa to offer visitors an insight into an era when high society flocked to this picturesque Highland village for the season.
Strathpeffer Pump Room

Tain Through Time

The visitor complex comprises three buildings set within the beautiful and peaceful grounds of St Duthac Collegiate Church. Tain & District Museum is home to an extensive and varied collection of objects, photographs and archives of local, regional and national significance.
Tain Through Time

Tarbat Discovery Centre

The Tarbat Discovery Centre is a museum, learning and activity centre dedicated to displaying and preserving the heritage of the Tarbat peninsula. On the site of the only Pictish monastic settlement excavated in Scotland to date. The Centre displays many of the artifacts uncovered during the extensive archaeological investigations of the site along with local exhibitions, parish records, photographic archives and more. Free Overnight Parking for Motorhomes.FREE WIFI. Gift Shop on site.
Tarbat Discovery Centre
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