The local area & NC500

Local to the Birches B&B

Immediate local activities  include wildlife spotting from Bottlenose Dolphins to Red Kites and Deer in the glens,  history from Castle Leod, Strathpeffer Pump Room, and Beauly Priory, Distilleries Glen Ord and Glen Wyvis and Beer Brewing at the Black Isle Brewery with lots of outdoor activities including Rogie Falls, Touchstone Maze here are a few ideas for you.

The Birches rated ‘Top 10’ B&B winner

We were please to have been awarded the position by the website

Chanonry Point – Dolphins

Robertsons Larder Farm 7.2 miles

Rogie Falls 6.4miles

Touchstone Maze 3.6miles

Strathpeffer pump room 4 miles

Tollie Red Kites

Dingwall Museum

Black Isle Brewery 6.5 miles

Beauly Priory 7.8 miles

Glen Ord Distillery 5.4 miles

Castle Leod 3.8 miles

GlenWyvis Whisky/Gin Distillery

Mitchell Hill Cemetery

North Coast 500 (NC500)

The Birches is right on the route of the North Coast 500 which includes fantastic scenes and captured in some of the images below.  All these pictures were taken at places that can be visited within day trips from the Birches.

Another good resource for our 500 mile curcuit called ‘Scotlands Route 66’ they run a Facebook Page with a lot of useful information and Q&As for the route.

Link: Facebook Page for Scotlands Route 66