Places to visit - while you are here

I allow up to two well behaved dogs free of charge. There is a very close coastal walk from the front door together with many miles of rambler walks,  ideal for dog walking and country strolls. Polite request to keep dogs on leads and under control.  Helmsdale is a well appointed village within walking distance. various eating places including Timespan Heratige centre, La Mirage, {reputed to be the best fish and chip restaurant in the North}, Thyme and Place on Dunrobin Street and the Garrison, down on the harbour. Bannockurn Inn and Belgrave Hotel each have their own bars and beer gardens.  Within a short drive the River Bothy Cafe is well worth an explore at Berridale. Beautiful views surround the village within walking distance and short drives up the strath of Kildonan. river valley. to Kinbrace, Kildonan and Forsinard, the start of the famous flow country,  The area abounds with a rich variety of  birds and wildlife including eagles hawks otters seals whales and dolphins on occassion.