Beach Cottage is located on the shores of the Moray Firth just 6 miles from Inverness City Centre and Inverness Airport 6 miles in the other direction. To reach Beach Cottage take the exit from the A96 signposted Alturlie and drive to the end of this road over the level crossing. When you reach the sea turn right and follow the road for approximately 1.5 miles until you reach the first house on the left. With this house on your left you will see Beach Cottage which has the big stone wall in front of you. Please park in one of the two spaces ensuring you are within the lines and not blocking the road. The entrance to Beach Cottage is the brown door with the sign to the left.
To download a pdf map with directions click this Beach Cottage B&B Map link.
The Moray Firth is an inlet of the North Sea and is the largest firth in Scotland with approximately 500 miles of coast. A “firth” is a Scottish word for an inlet or bay and the Moray Firth runs from Chanonry Point in the east to the Beauly Firth in the west. The Moray Firth is well known for its dolphins and whales with Bottlenose Dolphins being seen regularly at Chanonry Point where they go to feed. You can also spot porpoises and seals as well as various species of birds.
Other popular attractions on the shores of the Moray Firth are Fort George, Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club and Castle Stuart Golf Links which is now the venue for the Scottish Open Golf Championship. Culloden Battlefield and Cawdor Castle are both just 5 miles from Beach Cottage.