DETAILS OF ACTIVITIES AROUND CLUAIN HOUSE
FOOD & DRINK
We have a few great restaurants, pubs, bars, breweries and distilleries on our doorstep.
Boath House, Auldearn - Mitchelin Star and 4 AA Rosettes. Great quality food only a few miles from us - http://www.boath-house.com/restaurant
Chez Rouz at Rocpool Reserve in Inverness - The owner is a decorated Chef with many awards including Mitchelin stars http://rocpool.com/dining/albert-roux/
If your looking for something a little more informal, 4 miles from us is the Cawdor Tavern, great Gastropub with many Real Ales on Tap (The owner also owns Orkney and Atlas Ales, so they have access to world renowned ales made in Scotland.) - http://www.cawdortavern.co.uk
Breweries - There are a few breweries near by such as The Black Isle brewery and Cairngorm Brewery. Both are set in beautiful surroundings and well worth a visit, tour and taste! http://www.blackislebrewery.com http://www.cairngormbrewery.com/
Distilleries - There are a whole host of distilleries in the region, this website will give you some ideas - http://www.maltwhiskytrail.com
There are a number of world renowned golf courses within a short drive of Cluain House:
Castle Stuart Golf Links - Scottish Open Hosts for the last few years - http://www.castlestuartgolf.com
Nairn Dunbar - Scottish Links Championship Course - http://www.nairndunbar.com
Nairn Golf Club - Championship Links Course - http://www.nairngolfclub.co.uk
McDonald Spey Valley - Championship course in Aviemore - http://www.macdonaldhotels.co.uk/our-hotels/macdonald-aviemore-resort/golf/
Slightly further South we have some wonderful courses in Aberdeenshire (around 2hrs drive):
Trump International - http://www.trumpgolfscotland.com
Murcar Links - http://www.murcarlinks.com
Royal Aberdeen - 2 courses, one of which is a championship course (Scottish Open 2014) - http://www.royalaberdeengolf.com
Slightly further North we have further championship quality courses to choose from (Within 1hr 20 mins):
Royal Dornoch - 2 Championship courses - http://www.royaldornoch.com
Carnegie - Championship course at Skibo Castle - http://www.carnegieclub.co.uk/index.html
There is some amazing river fishing to be had nearby, this can be arranged through the local estate and runs april to september.
There are a number of horse riding stables within a short drive of the house, we can provide contact details of local stables.
Between August and January there are a number of opportunities to go shooting on the local estate. Grouse, Partridge, Wild Pheasant and Rough Shooting are all available.
GEDDES TROUT AND COURSE FISHERY - VERY CLOSE TO THE HOUSE
ACE ADVENTURES - ACTIVITY CENTRE IN MORAY
FORT GEORGE - FORT GEORGE IS QUITE SIMPLY THE FINEST EXAMPLE OF 18TH-CENTURY MILITARY ENGINEERING YOU’LL FIND ANYWHERE IN BRITAIN
URQUHART CASTLE - ICONIC CASTLE ON LOCH NESS
LOCH NESS - A HIGHLIGHT FOR ANY VISITOR TO THE INVERNESS AREA
JACOBITE CRUISES - CRUISE LOCH NESS
PHEONIX BOAT TRIPS - DOLPHIN CRUISES