ANTA's factory shop and head office is in nearby Fearn. The pottery is based there and it is also where they assemble rugs, throws and cushions. There is a tearoom serving homemade soup and scones, coffee, tea and home baking.
Black Isle Brewery
Local, organic beer brewed on the nearby Black Isle - also do home deliveries!
Castle Stuart Golf Links
Newly opened course and home of the 2011 Barclays Scottish Open. The course overlooks the Moray Firth and is around 40 miles from the cottage, close to Inverness Airport
Dunrobin Castle, Golspie
Dunrobin Castle is one of Britain's oldest continuously inhabited houses dating back to the early 1300s, home to the Earls and later, the Dukes of Sutherland. Daily falconry displays in castle grounds (check opening times).
Falls of Shin
See salmon leap upstream during summer months - also a forest walk
Forestry Commission Scotland
Details of mountain bike tracks through local forests, including Learnie Forest on the Black Isle and Kyle of Sutherland trails near Golspie
Local leisure facility with pool, fitness rooms, classes, located in Tain, 7 miles from cottage
Self-catering properties, hotels, guest houses and B&B properties throughout Scotland
Royal Dornoch Golf Club
Course is consistently in the top 20 of the world's 100 top courses and is just 19 miles from the cottage!
Bike hire and bike shop located in Strathpeffer - they will deliver to Tarrel (charges apply)
Tain Golf Club
Championship length links situated approx 6 miles from cottage
Tarbat Discovery Centre
Pictish/archeological museum housed in Tarbat Old Church in Portmahomack. A good source of local information and history.
Tarbat Ness Lighthouse
Stunning piece of scenery and architecture at the end of the peninsular. Well worth a visit whatever the weather!
Details of walks and accommodation in Scotland including the Tain and Easter Ross area
A variety of walks within the surrounding area - from far northern coast and south to Black Isle