Nairn is unique in the Scottish Highlands. A traditional seaside holiday town that established itself as such during Victorian times, it enjoys a prime location on the Moray Firth coast and is blessed with a unique microclimate.
You can enjoy the award winning sandy beaches, riverside walks and the promenade, with fantastic views over the Moray Firth and mountains beyond, or perhaps a round of golf on the two championship golf courses. The town centre offers a wide range of independent and national retailers and has a great choice of coffee shops and restaurants.
There is a broad range of accommodation on offer to suit all visitors. We have caravan parks, bed and breakfast establishments , guest houses and small hotels through to award winning prestigious hotels with Michelin recognition.
Nairn is also increasingly recognised for the variety of festivals organised in the town. Annual events , such as the Book and Arts and Jazz festivals have recently been joined by the ‘Cinema of Dreams’ and ‘Pilgrimage’ events, organised by Tilda Swinton and Marc Cousins.
The town is an excellent base for exploring the Highlands of Scotland. Close by you’ll find dolphins, Cawdor Castle, Culloden Battlefield, skiing, mountain biking, Fort George, Loch Ness, Castle Urquhart and the Whisky Trail.
Well situated for easy transport links the town is well served by bus, easily accessed from the A96, has its own station and is only 5 miles from Inverness airport with direct flights to other major British cities
Its location and facilities are such that Tripadvisor named it second most desirable world holiday destination for 2010. All things considered Nairn is a superb town, the ideal place to set up business, visit, or to live and work - with a quality of life that is second to none.