More about Nairn

Nairn’s location along the coast ensures it enjoys a unique microclimate making it one of the sunniest places in Britain. Discover the delights the Highlands have to offer by basing your holiday in Nairn. Whether you want history, culture, golf, fishing, walking and so much more, Nairn is the ideal place from which to tour the Highlands.


Nairn is known as the Mecca of Golf with 2 courses in the town and a further 30 golf courses less than an hours drive away.

Places to visit in the area

Visit Inverness, the Highland capital only 15 miles away with its many cultural and sporting attractions or simply go shopping and visit the numerous outlets selling traditional Scottish wares.

For those seeking some local history visit Nairn’s museum for an insight into life at the turn of the century. Close by visitors to the area can visit several historical sites including Culloden Moor and its Visitors’ Centre, a must for the definitive story of the legendary battle and defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie at the hands of the Duke of Cumberland. Fort George, built after the battle of Culloden is still a working fort and is the only fort never to have fired a shot in conflict. Cawdor Castle and Gardens so famously linked with Macbeth courtesy of William Shakespeare is a must. A little further away lies the mysterious and legendary Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle.

The Aurora offers an ideal base for your holiday in the Scottish Highlands.